Anthony Marcus Shalhoub ( shəl-OOB; born October 9, 1953) is an American actor. He is widely recognized for his work as a character actor, having won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards. For his work on Broadway, he has four Tony nominations, winning a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as Tewfiq Zakaria in The Band's Visit. His television work includes Antonio Scarpacci in NBC sitcom Wings and detective Adrian Monk in the USA TV series Monk. Shalhoub currently plays Abe Weissman, the father of the title character, on Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. He has also had a successful film career, with roles in films such as taxi driver in Quick Change (1990), Barton Fink (1991), Big Night (1996), Men in Black (1997), Paulie (1998), The Siege (1998), Galaxy Quest (1999), Spy Kids, Thirteen Ghosts, The Man Who Wasn't There (all 2001), Cars (2006), 1408 (2007), and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014).