Did ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Star Tony Shalhoub Receive Any Emmys For His Performance On ‘Monk?’
For the past 30 years, Tony Shalhoub has starred in over one hundred different television shows and movies, as well as directed a film and produced a few pieces including a comedy currently in pre-production titled 2 Timers.
He is now known for his incredible work on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which has earned him two Primetime Emmy nominations and countless other awards.
However, his initial breakthrough came from playing an OCD detective in crime-comedy series, Monk, in 2002. Did he receive any Emmys for his performance as Adrian Monk?
Tony Shalhoub’s television and movie history
Since 1986, he has acted in 101 different television shows and movies. The actor made his television debut by playing a Terrorist Leader in The Equalizer, and the first film he appeared in was 1988’s made for television movie, Alone in the Neon Jungle.
He continued making appearances in popular shows and films including The X Files, Fraiser, Spy Kids, Men in Black and voiced Luigi in the video game Cars before landing his breakthrough role as Adrian Monk in USA network crime-comedy drama series, Monk in 2002.
After the show ended seven years later, Shalhoub made several guest appearances until landing Emmy-nominated recurring role of Abe Weissman in Amazon Video series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
In addition to his extensive acting catalog, Shalhoub has six producer credits, including one for Monk where he executively produced 112 episodes.
He also directed 2002 comedy, Made-Up, and received a 2009 Grammy nomination for Best Spoken World Album for Children for The Cricket in Times Square.
Did Tony Shalhoub receive an Emmy for ‘Monk?’
The crime-comedy series revolved around San Francisco decorated homicide detective, Adrian Monk, who has extreme obsessive-compulsive disorder and lost his job after his wife died.
Regardless of his seemingly random phobias, the brilliant detective still works with the police department and helps them solve crimes, but cannot solve the most important case to him, the murder of his wife.
Out of eight Primetime Emmy nominations from 2003 – 2010, the actor took home three of them for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and lost the rest to Kelsey Grammer (Frasier), Ricky Gervais (Extras), and Alec Baldwin (30 Rock).
For his performance as Adrian Monk, the actor has received 22 various nominations and won nine awards including a 2003 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical.
Will Tony Shalhoub win a 2019 Emmy?
For the second time in a row, the Television Academy nominated Shalhoub for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on the period comedy-drama, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
He portrays Abraham “Abe” Weissman, who is a mathematics professor at Columbia University and Midge Maisel’s father. Last year, he lost to Henry Winkler (Barry), who looks to repeat the win this year, along with two other Barry actors, Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method) and Tony Hale (Veep).
Even though anything can happen, Hale is likely to repeat his 2013 and 2015 success and take the award home this year. To see if Tony Shalhoub receives his first supporting actor Primetime Emmy Award, watch the ceremony Sunday, September 22 at 8 p.m. EST on FOX.