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"Best Day Ever!": Joe Mantegna's Daughter Gia Shares The Cutest Picture With Sam Elliott, And We're So Jealous

Date May 28, 2019 08:39

Criminal Minds star Joe Mantegna is a father of two girls, and one of them, 29-year-old Gia, is following in his footsteps.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Gia has appeared in a few episodes of Criminal Minds, and you may also remember seeing her on Under the Dome or The Middle.

Over the few years she’s been in Hollywood, the young actress has met many accomplished film and TV stars. And it looks like we now know who may be her favorite!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Gia’s fangirl moment with Sam Elliott

Gia has a significant following on Instagram, and she’s recently shared a highlight of her weekend – getting a hug from Sam Elliott himself!

Sam looks so fatherly in the picture, isn’t it sweet? Gia wrote in the caption to this cute moment:

yesterday I lounged in a room filled with kittens and then was held by this man. best. day. ever.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Really, who wouldn’t want to hang out with this incredible man? We’re so jealous right now, and we aren’t the only ones.

“Living for this”

Looking at this adorable picture, many of Gia’s followers wish it were them! Here are some of their comments:

@aparnabrielle:

living for this

@liliflower33:

Omg obsessed

@elenaadorno:

I LOVE HIM!!!

@cargirl1313:

Awesome! 💖💖💖 Sam rules! 🌟🌟

@hollylynnvanpelt:

I would have a good day too if I was hugged by Sam Elliott

@finkbeinersally:

Luckiest girl in the world💖

Was it a random encounter, or are these two up to something? A new film or TV series? That would be awesome!