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Tony Shalhoub


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Season 7, Episode 4: The Shirts on Their Backs

Tony Shalhoub is a Tony Award, Golden Globe Award and four-time Emmy Award winning actor with a diverse and extensive resume. Most recently, he is known for his role as Abe Weissman on Amazon Prime Video’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, for which he has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and two SAG awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series. Most recently he received his third Primetime Emmy nomination for his role in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

On the Broadway stage, Shalhoub most recently starred in David Cromer’s The Band's Visit at The Ethel Barrymore Theater, winning a Tony for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. Prior to that, Tony starred in Terry Kinney’s revival of Arthur Miller’s The Price opposite Mark Ruffalo and Danny DeVito. Tony’s other theater work includes starring in the Broadway productions of Act One, Golden Boy and Conversation With My Father, receiving Tony Award nominations for each performance. Tony also appeared opposite Diane Lane in Lincoln Center’s Off-Broadway production of The Mystery of Love & Sex.

Tony Shalhoub is perhaps best known for his work as the obsessive-compulsive detective Adrian Monk in the hit television series Monk for which he won a Golden Globe Award, three Primetime Emmy Awards as well as two SAG Awards for his work on the show.

Additional television credits include Braindead, Nurse Jackie, Too Big Too Fail, Wings.

Shalhoub’s film credits include Stanley Tucci’s Final Portrait with Geoffrey Rush and Armie Hammer, The Assignment, Pain & Gain, Men in Black I and II, Galaxy Quest, The Seige, The Man Who Wasn't There, and Big Night.

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