Patinkin played CIA vet Saul Berenson on 96 episodes of Showtime’s Homeland, a role which landed him a Golden Globe TV supporting actor nomination and four out of his seven Emmy nominations. Patinkin won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for the role of Dr. Jeffrey Geiger on Chicago Hope.
The Chicago, Ill. native cut his teeth in TV commercials and radio appearances before blazing a huge career on the New York stage playing opposite Meryl Streep and John Lithgow in the Arthur W. Pinero play Trelawny of the ‘Wells’. From 1975 through 1976, he also played Fortinbras, Prince of Norway and Player King in a Broadway revival of Hamlet, with Sam Waterston in the leading role. However, it was Patinkin’s turn as Che in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita opposite that won him a Best Featured Actor in