Mr. Bonaparte, an Italian immigrant who pushes his son to pursue his passion in music rather than a lucrative career in boxing.
Tony Shalhoub is best known for his Emmy-winning role Adrian Monk on the TV series Monk. He previously appeared on Broadway in Conversations With My Father, Lend Me a Tenor, The Odd Couple and The Heidi Chronicles. His screen credits include Wings, Men in Black,The Siege and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Other Honors for This Role:
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
—Outer Critics Circle nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
—Drama League nominaton for Distinguished Performance Award
1992: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Conversations With My Father
Shalhoub met his wife Brooke Adams while they were performing in the Broadway play The Heidi Chronicles.
“Every show changes you—at least, that has been my experience. These plays become part of you for the time that you’re doing them, and I love that.” —Shalhoub in an interview with Broadway.com, 7/10