Today, you can seem him in the stellar role of Abe Weissman, Miriam’s uptight father in “The Marvelous Mrs. Masiel.” A show about a 1950s housewife who becomes a standup comedian. The Amazon series has bagged up countless nominations and awards. He himself has been nominated twice and in 2019 won the Emmy.
The 67-year-old actor has also worked hard to not stray away from his Lebanese roots even created the first Arab-American Filmmaker Award Competition to pay homage to his people with a similar background. In 1992 he married fellow actor Brooke Adams. They have two children together.
Amy Yasbeck Today
Ritter who was already married to his first wife at the time met Yasbeck on the set of "Problem Child." After working together on "Wings," it was clearly true love. They got married on September 18, 1999, at the Murphy Theatre in Ohio. While Ritter did have three children with his first wife, when he remarried Yasbeck, he ended up having one more! Their marriage lasted up until his tragic end.
Ritter was suffering from a heart condition and had several complications that lead up to his passing away. Yasbeck and his children were devastated, but she braved a strong face and continued juggling her life both at home, raising her child, and showbiz.
Tony Shalhoub Then
Anthony Marcus Shalhoub, also known as Tony was born on October 9. 1953 to a Lebanese family. Tony's older sister sparked his love for acting and his first role was in the movie King and I during his high school years. When the actor landed a role on "Wings" it was only up from there on out. Shalhoub made his mark as Antonio Scarpacci, the Italian ex-pat driver who owned his own taxi service that brought people to the airport. His character was a sweet and hopeless romantic who falls desperately in love with Casey.
After the show, Tony moved onto bigger and better roles. He got one of his big breaks in the highly acclaimed and long-running series "Monk" for which he was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor eight times!
Thomas Haden Church Then
Thomas Haden Church was one of the heartthrobs on "Wings" as his role caught the hearts and attention of all the ladies across the nation, making them swoon over his dashing looks and smile. The handsome airport mechanic's role was to take care of all the aircraft at the Nantucket Island airport. Unfortunately, he was about as handsome as he was dumb.
Church was born for this role and things majorly turned around for him after his stint on the show. Which is lucky because things weren't great before.
Thomas Haden Church Today
Since "Wings" Church has had major success and starred in many films such as "George of the jungle" "Sideways" and "Demon Knight" just to name a few. But he is probably most recognizable as the Marvel character Sandman and as Robert in the HBO series "Divorce" in which he stars alongside Sarah Jessica Parker.
After many years of acting, Thomas pushed on to develop his skills in directing. He directed the movie "Rolling Kansas" where he made his big directorial debut. Thomas lives in Texas currently and he has two kids with his ex-girlfriend Mia Zottoli.