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F. Murray Abraham

F. Murray Abraham, 2008
Personal information
Birth nameFahrid Murray Abraham
Birth dateOctober 24, 1939(age 70)
Place of birthPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
NicknameFrank Murray Abraham
Years active1971 - present
Spouse-Kate Hannan-1962-

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Fahrid Murray Abraham (born October 24, 1939) is an American actor of ethnic Assyrian and Italian ancestry. He became known during the 1980s after winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Antonio Salieri in Amadeus. He appeared in many roles, both leading and supporting, in films such as All the President's Men and Scarface. He is also known for his television and theatre work.

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'Scott Pilgrim's' Jason Schwartzman talks Season 2 of 'Bored to Death' - Wonderwall Tweet this news
Wonderwall--Oliver Platt, Kristen Wiig and John Hodgman are all set to reprise their previous roles, and -F-. -Murray Abraham-, Kevin Bacon and Zoe Kazan will each appear ... - Date : Thu, 12 Aug 2010 01:50:54 GMT+00:00
BACKSTAGE: Young Vista rockers play benefit concert - North County Times Tweet this news
North County Times---...- and will stage a revival of his acclaimed "Merchant of Venice" with -F-. -Murray Abraham- at New York's Theatre for A Young Audience next February. ... - Date : Wed, 28 Jul 2010 16:32:03 GMT+00:00
Photo Coverage: Gonzalez, Abraham et al. Sing Neil Berg at Feinstein's - Broadway World Tweet this news
Broadway World---...- including current Wicked star Mandy Gonzalez, and special guest, Academy Award-winner -F-. -Murray Abraham-, and others for a performance last night, ... - Date : Mon, 19 Jul 2010 22:41:33 GMT+00:00
Darko Tresnjak's production of "The Merchant of Venice" Returns with F. Murray ... - Hartford Courant (blog) Tweet this news
Hartford Courant (blog)--Tresnjak's 2007 production of William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" starring Oscar-winner -F-. -Murray Abraham- as Shylock is returning as part of the ... - Date : Thu, 22 Jul 2010 20:14:57 GMT+00:00
Father and Son Team-Up on 'Law and Order: CI' (VIDEO) - TV Squad (blog) Tweet this news
TV Squad (blog)--Detective Zach Nichols (Jeff Goldblum) brought in his father played by -F-. -Murray Abraham- to help the team get ... - Date : Wed, 07 Jul 2010 15:22:06 GMT+00:00
Theater review: 'Amadeus' at Chandler Studio Theatre - Los Angeles Times (blog) Tweet this news
Los Angeles Times (blog)---...- impressive Peter Swander) considerably younger than the mature tours-de-force associated with Broadway's Ian McKellen and Hollywood's -F-. -Murray Abraham-. ... - Date : Fri, 02 Jul 2010 21:00:14 GMT+00:00
Abraham, Gonzalez, Evan and More Sing Neil Berg Tunes at Feinstein's July 18 - Playbill.com Tweet this news
Playbill.com--Academy Award winner -F-. -Murray Abraham-, Mandy Gonzalez and Rob Evan perform Rise Up: The Theater Songs of Neil Berg July 18 at Feinstein's ... - Date : Sun, 18 Jul 2010 04:01:14 GMT+00:00
TV critic's choice: July 4-10 - Minneapolis Star Tribune Tweet this news
Minneapolis Star Tribune--You may not know it, but Jeff Goldblum is a pretty decent piano player, so it's fitting that "Amadeus" Oscar winner -F-. -Murray Abraham- would play his father ... - Date : Sat, 03 Jul 2010 18:47:46 GMT+00:00
Asking the Big Questions in a Dignified Manner - New York Times Tweet this news
New York Times--It's not that the Oscar-winning Mr. Freeman is particularly worse than -F-. -Murray Abraham-, James Earl Jones and all those other actors who have lent their ... - Date : Tue, 08 Jun 2010 22:24:54 GMT+00:00
Steve Wright: NW power boss for life? - Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) Tweet this news
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)---Murray- had openly championed his retention. Wright, a Washington, DC, veteran, was named acting administrator in 2000, and was formally appointed by ... - Date : Fri, 04 Jun 2010 01:12:58 GMT+00:00

Filmography :
Year Title Role Notes
1971 They Might Be Giants Clyde the usher
1973 Serpico Detective partner uncredited
1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue Taxi Driver
1975 The Sunshine Boys Car Mechanic
1976 All the President's Men Paul Leeper
The Ritz Chris
1978 The Big Fix Eppis
1983 Scarface Omar Suárez
1984 Amadeus Antonio Salieri Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor � Motion Picture Drama
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Actor
1986 The Name of the Rose Bernardo Gui
1988 Russicum - I giorni del diavolo aka The Third Solution
1989 The Favorite Abdul Hamid aka Intimate Power
An Innocent Man Virgil Cane
Slipstream Cornelius (at Museum)
Beyond the Stars Dr. Harry Bertram, the Whale Man
Eye of the Widow Kharoun
1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities D.A. Abe Weiss uncredited
La Batalla de los Tres Reyes Osrain aka Drums of Fire, English title
Cadence Capt. Ramon Garcia uncredited
1991 Mobsters Arno Rothstein aka The Evil Empire
Money Will Scarlet
By the Sword Max Suba
1993 Last Action Hero John Practice
Journey To The Center Of The Earth Professor Harlech aka Journey To The Inner World-
Sweet Killing Zargo
Through an Open Window Narrator (Short)
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon Dr. Harold Leacher
1994 Nostradamus Scalinger
Surviving the Game Wolfe Sr.
L’Affaire Lucien Haslans aka The Case
Jamila Older Seit
Fresh Chess Hustler uncredited
1995 Mighty Aphrodite Leader
Dillinger and Capone Al Capone
Baby Face Nelson Al Capone
1996 Children of the Revolution Joseph Stalin
1996 Dead Man's Walk Captain Caleb Cobb
1997 Mimic Dr. Gates
Eruption President Mendoza
1998 Star Trek: Insurrection Ad’har Ru’afo
1999 Excellent Cadavers Tommaso Buscetta
The All New Adventures of Laurel & Hardy in 'For Love or Mummy' Prof. Covington
Muppets From Space Noah
2000 Finding Forrester Prof. Robert Crawford
2001 Th13een Ghosts Cyrus Kriticos
I Cavalieri che fecero l'impresa Delfinello da Coverzano aka The Knights of the Quest USA title
2002 Joshua Father Tardone
Ticker Airport Guru aka The Hire: Ticker
2003 My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 Paul Minsky aka Josef Mengele � My Father
Piazza delle cinque lune Entita aka Five Moons Plaza - English title
2004 The Bridge of San Luis Rey Viceroy of Peru
Peperoni ripieni e pesci in faccia Jeffrey aka Too Much Romance... It's Time for Stuffed Peppers � USA title
Another Way of Seeing Things Narrator
2006 L’Inchiesta Nathan aka The Inquiry � English title
Quiet Flows the Don Pantaley
Il Mercante di pietre Shahid aka The Stone Merchant � English title
A House Divided Grandfather Wahid
2007 Carnera: The Walking Mountain Leon See
Come le formiche Ruggero aka Wine and Kisses � English title
Blood Monkey Professor Hamilton
2008 Shark Swarm (TV) Bill Girdler
2009 Perestroika Professor Gross
Barbarossa Siniscalco Barozzi
2010 I Looked in Obituaries Braque post-production
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Dr. Theodore Nichols

Academy Award for Best Actor

Henry Fonda (1981) * Ben Kingsley (1982) * Robert Duvall (1983) * F. Murray Abraham (1984) * William Hurt (1985) * Paul Newman (1986) * Michael Douglas (1987) * Dustin Hoffman (1988) * Daniel Day-Lewis (1989) * Jeremy Irons (1990) * Anthony Hopkins (1991) * Al Pacino (1992) * Tom Hanks (1993) * Tom Hanks (1994) * Nicolas Cage (1995) * Geoffrey Rush (1996) * Jack Nicholson (1997) * Roberto Benigni (1998) * Kevin Spacey (1999) * Russell Crowe (2000) ---- Complete List * (1928 �1940) * (1941 �1960) * (1961 �1980) * (1981 �2000) * (2001 �present)

Golden Globe Award for Best Actor � Motion Picture Drama

Henry Fonda (1981) * Ben Kingsley (1982) * Robert Duvall (1983) * F. Murray Abraham (1984) * Jon Voight (1985) * Bob Hoskins (1986) * Michael Douglas (1987) * Dustin Hoffman (1988) * Tom Cruise (1989) * Jeremy Irons (1990) * Nick Nolte (1991) * Al Pacino (1992) * Tom Hanks (1993) * Tom Hanks (1994) * Nicolas Cage (1995) * Geoffrey Rush (1996) * Peter Fonda (1997) * Jim Carrey (1998) * Denzel Washington (1999) * Tom Hanks (2000) ---- Complete List * (1943 �1960) * (1961 �1980) * (1981 �2000) * (2001 �present)

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