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Banderas, Blanchett to be Tonys presenters

Banderas, Blanchett to be Tonys presenters

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- Antonio Banderas, Justin Bartha, Cate Blanchett, Michael Douglas and Kelsey Grammer are confirmed to attend the Tony Awards show in New York, organizers said.
B'way's 'Tenor' set to close in August

B'way's 'Tenor' set to close in August

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- The limited Broadway engagement of Ken Ludwig's "Lend Me a Tenor" is scheduled to close in August, the stage comedy's representatives said Friday.
Mouse steals show in B'way's 'Tenor'

Mouse steals show in B'way's 'Tenor'

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- "Lend Me a Tenor" stars Tony Shalhoub and Justin Bartha kept their cool at a performance of the Broadway show when a mouse appeared on stage.
Tucci's 'Tenor' to open on Broadway

Tucci's 'Tenor' to open on Broadway

NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- A revival of Ken Ludwig's "Lend Me a Tenor" is set to open on Broadway, the mistaken-identity comedy's producers said.
Tucci to direct Shalhoub in Broadway play

Tucci to direct Shalhoub in Broadway play

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Stanley Tucci is directing a Broadway revival of Ken Ludwig's "Lend Me a Tenor," starring Anthony LaPaglia and Tony Shalhoub, the show's producers said.
Bitty Schram returning to 'Monk'

Bitty Schram returning to 'Monk'

LOS ANGELES, March 26 (UPI) -- USA Network says original show cast member Bitty Schram has agreed to guest-star in an episode of the eighth and final season of "Monk."
'30 Rock' nominated for 17 Emmys

'30 Rock' nominated for 17 Emmys

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- "30 Rock" was nominated for 17 Emmy Awards, including the one for outstanding comedy series, Thursday in Los Angeles.
Elizondo to replace Kamel on 'Monk'

Elizondo to replace Kamel on 'Monk'

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- The USA Network says Hollywood actor Hector Elizondo has signed on to play the title character's therapist in the seventh season of the TV series "Monk."

USA Network orders 7th season of 'Monk'

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The USA Network Wednesday announced it has picked up the award-winning comedy series "Monk" for a seventh season.

Gervais wins Emmy for 'Extras'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Ricky Gervais won the trophy for best lead actor on a comedy series at the 59th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night.

TV's 'Monk' in Arab-American 9/11 film

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Tony Shalhoub is using the artistic capital built up in his role as TV detective "Monk" to launch a new film about Arab Americans and Sept. 11.

'Numb3rs,' 'Chris' tops Family TV Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Top honors went to The CW's "Everybody Loves Chris" and CBS' "Numb3rs," at the recent Family Television Awards ceremony in California.

Family TV awards announced

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Nine television shows were honored for their family-oriented entertainment during the Eighth Annual Family Television Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Shalhoub joins Heaton in 'The Scene'

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Emmy-winning "Monk" star Tony Shalhoub will join "Everybody Loves Raymond" co-star Patricia Heaton in an upcoming New York stage production of "The Scene."

TV celebrates self with Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Jeremy Irons won supporting actor in a miniseries or movie for HBO's "Elizabeth I" at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday.
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Tony Shalhoub arrives to the Screen Actors Guild Awards with his wife, actress, Brooke Adams February 5, 2005, in Los Angeles. (UPI Photo/John Hayes)
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Anthony Marcus "Tony" Shalhoub (Arabic:انطوني ماركوس "طوني" شلهوب; born October 9, 1953) is an American actor. His television work includes the role of Antonio Scarpacci on Wings and sleuth Adrian Monk on the TV series Monk. He has won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for his work in Monk.

Shalhoub was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin. His father, Joe Shalhoub, immigrated from Lebanon to the United States as an orphan at the age of 10. He married Shalhoub’s mother, Helen, a second-generation Lebanese-American, and founded a family grocery chain, starting with a store in downtown Green Bay.

The second youngest of the couple's 10 children, Shalhoub was introduced to the theater by an older sister, who put his name forward as an extra in a high school production of The King and I. Despite finding himself standing on the wrong side of the curtain during the final dress rehearsal, he became addicted to the theater. Shalhoub graduated from Green Bay East High School, where his senior peers named him the best dressed and most likely to succeed. In his senior year he suffered a setback, breaking his leg in a fall off the stage into the pit during a rehearsal. Recovering quickly, he was able to perform in the school's final play of the year. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in drama from the University of Southern Maine in Portland, going on to earn a masters from the Yale School of Drama in 1980.

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