Tony Shalhoub later starred as Adrian Monk in the USA Network series Monk from 2002 to 2009 earning three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
28 Facts About Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub has had a successful film career, with roles in films such as Quick Change, Barton Fink, Big Night, Men in Black, Gattaca, Paulie, The Siege, Galaxy Quest, Spy Kids, Thirteen Ghosts, and The Man Who Wasn't There.
Tony Shalhoub has provided voice work for the Cars franchise, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and its 2016 sequel.
Tony Shalhoub, the ninth of 10 children, was born and raised in a Lebanese Maronite household in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Tony Shalhoub later went on to earn a master's degree from the Yale School of Drama in 1980.
Shortly after graduating from Yale, Tony Shalhoub moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he spent four seasons with the American Repertory Theater before heading to New York City, where he found work waiting tables.
Tony Shalhoub met his wife, actress Brooke Adams, when they co-starred on Broadway in The Heidi Chronicles.
In 1998 Tony Shalhoub starred in The Classic Stage Company's production of Waiting For Godot alongside John Turturro and Christopher Lloyd.
Tony Shalhoub returned in December 2006 to the Off-Broadway Second Stage Theatre, opposite Patricia Heaton for a run of The Scene by Theresa Rebeck.
Tony Shalhoub was nominated for a 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play for Lincoln Center Theater's production of Golden Boy at the Belasco Theatre.
Tony Shalhoub was nominated for a 2014 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play for Lincoln Center Theater's production of Act One at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre.
Tony Shalhoub starred in the musical stage adaptation of the film The Band's Visit, in the Off-Broadway Atlantic Theatre Company production.
Tony Shalhoub reprised his role when the show moved to Broadway where it opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on November 9,2017.
Tony Shalhoub appeared as Walter Franz in the 2017 Broadway revival of The Price.
Tony Shalhoub was pleasantly surprised to land the role after having a guest appearance as a waiter in the second season.
Tony Shalhoub played the role from 1991 until the series ended in 1997.
Tony Shalhoub had a co-starring role in the film Big Night, as one in a pair of Italian immigrant brothers who own a struggling ethnic restaurant.
Tony Shalhoub did voice acting for the 1997 computer game Fallout.
Tony Shalhoub returned to series television in 1999, this time in a lead role on Stark Raving Mad, opposite Neil Patrick Harris.
Tony Shalhoub was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in eight consecutive years from 2003 to 2010, winning in 2003,2005, and 2006.
Tony Shalhoub appeared with Matthew Broderick and Alec Baldwin in the 2004 Hollywood satire The Last Shot as a gruff small-time mobster with a love for movies.
Tony Shalhoub received a 2008 Grammy nomination in the category "Best Spoken Word Album for Children" for his narration of The Cricket in Times Square.
Tony Shalhoub voiced Splinter in the 2014 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and reprised the role in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.
Tony Shalhoub is an investor in the Michelin-starred Italian resta urant, Rezdora.
Tony Shalhoub's brother Michael is an actor who made multiple guest appearances on Monk.
Tony Shalhoub first appears in "Mr Monk and the Missing Granny" as a member of a disbanded radical group suspected of involvement in a kidnapping.
In May 2020, Tony Shalhoub revealed that he and his wife Brooke had tested positive for COVID-19 the previous month, remarking that "we really are all Monk now" and that they had recovered after "a pretty rough few weeks".