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Senator Red Wheatus
Tony Shalhoub
Biography
Tony Shalhoub (Senator Red Wheatus in BRAINDEAD) Tony Shalhoub is a multiple Emmy Award-winning actor with a diverse résumé of engaging roles. He is perhaps best known for his starring role as the obsessive-compulsive detective Adrian Monk in the popular television series “Monk,” for which he won a Golden Globe Award and three Primetime Emmy Awards. Additional television credits include “Nurse Jackie” and “Wings.” Shalhoub’s feature film credits include “Big Night,” “The Siege,” “Galaxy Quest,” “Men in Black,” “Men in Black II” and “Pain & Gain.” Shalhoub voiced the character of Luigi in the popular animated movies “Cars” and “Cars II,” and reprises his role in “Cars III.” Also, he voiced the role of Splinter in the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle” movie franchise. Recently, he completed filming “Tomboy,” starring Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver, and “Final Portrait,” directed by Stanley Tucci. Shalhoub appeared in the theatrical productions of “Act One” and “Golden Boy” on Broadway, receiving Tony Award nominations for both. In late 2015, he appeared on Broadway in “The Mystery of Love & Sex” with Diane Lane. Shalhoub lives in New York City. His birthday is Oct. 9.