A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring Emmy- and Tony-winning actor Mandy Patinkin will be unveiled Monday, one day after the seventh-season premiere of his Showtime series, “Homeland.”
Actress Patti LuPone and former “Homeland” castmate Rupert Friend are set to join Patinkin in speaking in the 11:30 a.m. ceremony next to the Pantages Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.
The star is the 2,629th since the completion of the Walk of Fame in 1961 with the first 1,558 stars. The ceremony will be livestreamed on walkoffame.com.
Patinkin has received three Emmy nominations for outstanding supporting actor in a drama for his portrayal of CIA Middle East Division Chief Saul Berenson on “Homeland.”
Patinkin won an Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a drama series in 1995 for his role as surgeon Jeffrey Geiger on the CBS medical drama “Chicago Hope.” He was also nominated for outstanding guest actor in a drama series for the role in 1999.
Patinkin’s other Emmy nomination came in 1996 for outstanding guest actor in a comedy for playing himself in the HBO comedy “The Larry Sanders Show.”
Patinkin won the Tony Award for best featured actor in a musical in 1980 for playing Che in “Evita,” which starred LuPone in the title role. Patinkin also received best actor in a musical Tony Award nominations in 1984 for “Sunday in the Park with George” and in 2000 for “The Wild Party.”
Patinkin starred in the CBS crime drama “Criminal Minds” from 2005- 07 and the Showtime fantasy comedy drama “Dead Like Me” from 2003-04.
Patinkin’s film credits include “Ragtime,” “Yentl,” “The Princess Bride,” “Alien Nation” and “Dick Tracy.”
—City News Service
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