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>Mandy Patinkin, 65, got comfy with his Hollywood Walk of Fame star that he was awarded on Monday.
MANDY PATINKIN GETS HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR
The Homeland star received star number 2,629 on the famed walkway in Los Angeles. Patinking has enjoyed a long career in both film and television, and has won various acting awards. He’s received three Emmy nominations for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for his portrayal as Saul Berenson on Homeland, the seventh season of which aired the Sunday before his star ceremony.
Patinkin won an Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a drama series in 1995 for his role as Jeffrey Geiger on Chicago Hope. Additionally, he was nominated for outstanding guest actor in a drama series for the same role in 1999. His other Emmy nod came in 1996 for outstanding guest actor in a comedy for playing himself in The Larry Sanders Show on HBO.
Patinkin has also enjoyed a rich theater career, earning a Tony Award for best featured actor in a musical in the 1980 Broadway hit Evita, which starred
Patti LuPone in the title role. He receive two more Tony nominations in 1984 for Sunday in the Park with George and in 2000 for The Wild Party.
In addition to Homeland, Patinkin had a regular role on Criminal Minds from 2005-2007, as well as on Dead Like Me from 2003-2004. Perhaps his most well-known film role was as Inigo Montoya in the classic film The Princess Bride. He also has film credits in Yentl, Ragtime, Alien Nation and Dick Tracy.
During his acceptance speech, the actor made a plea to help refugees. “I want you to think about these people, who are the most vulnerable among us all over the world, who need our attention, more attention than you can imagine, so that they can have quality lives and bring their children up in a healthy, not war-torn, atmosphere and grow and live and prosper,” he said form the podium. “I think the whole world needs to do more. These are human beings. Take care of your neighbors [as] you would take care of yourself.”
Patinkin’s Walk of Fame ceremony was live-streamed and posted by Variety. Watch below.
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