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Tony Shalhoub Biography

Birth Name:
Anthony Marcus Shalhoub
Birth Place:
Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Profession
Actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • At age 6, his sister volunteered him as an extra in a high-school production of The King and I
  • Made his TV debut in The Equalizer in 1986, and five years later became a series regular on the popular sitcom Wings
  • Met future wife Brooke Adams while acting together in Wendy Wasserstein's 1989 Broadway production of The Heidi Chronicles, which won a Pulitzer Prize
  • Starred for eight seasons as the crime-solving ex-cop suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder in Monk
  • Costarred in the 1986 film Big Night with Stanley Tucci, who also directed him in the 2010 Broadway revival of Lend Me a Tenor

Awards

  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2018Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2018Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2010Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2009Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2008Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2007Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2005Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2004Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2003Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2003Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2001American Film Institute-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 1997Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated
  • 1996National Society of Film Critics-Best Supporting Actor: winner

Relationships

  • Bill Shalhoub -- Brother
  • Dan Shalhoub -- Brother
  • Michael Shalhoub -- Brother
  • Josie Lynn Adams -- Daughter
  • Sophie Shalhoub -- Daughter
  • Joe Shalhoub -- Father
  • Helen Shalhoub -- Mother
  • Amy Shalhoub -- Sister
  • Deborah Shalhoub-Landin -- Sister
  • Jane Shalhoub -- Sister
  • Maggie Gensler -- Sister
  • Sherry Matzdorff -- Sister
  • Susan Larkin -- Sister