F. Murray Abraham


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  • Birth Name: Fahrid Murray Abraham
  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Profession: Actor
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Homeland Finale: Was Carrie Able to Save Brody?

[WARNING: The following story contains major spoilers from Sunday's Season 3 finale of Homeland. Read at your own risk.]

It's actually kind of funny that each of Homeland's three season finales have, in one way or another, hinged on the same question: Will Nicholas Brody live or die?

Homeland postmortem: Show boss breaks down the "magic trick" of Season 3

OK, so that wasn't really the question in Season 2; it only felt that way because Brody (Damian Lewis) seemed like he was living on borrowed time ever since he opted not to blow himself up via suicide vest in the first season-ender. But going into Sunday's Season 3 finale — which picked up moments after Brody, working at the behest of the CIA, killed General Akbari inside the Iranian leader's secure compound — Brody's odds of surviving his latest "suicide mission" seemed quite long...read more

Homeland Postmortem: Show Boss Breaks Down the "Magic Trick" of Season 3

[WARNING: The following story contains major spoilers from Sunday's Homeland. Read at your own risk.]

If something has seemed off about this season of Homeland, there's a good reason for it: That's exactly what the writers wanted!

postmortem: Brody's Back — but for how long?

"I was an amateur magician when I was a kid, and my favorite magic trick was always the one in which the magician convinces the audience that he's made a mistake," executive producer Alex Gansa tells TVGuide.com. That's what we were going for this season. [We wanted the audience thinking,] 'How are they going to dig themselves out of this hole? ... They're killing the series right in front our eyes!' And yet you lay down that final card, and you realize that the magician, the writers, have been one step ahead."

Sunday's episode revealed the writers' magic trick...read more

VIDEO: Great Zebra Exodus

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Great Zebra Exodus
Free | PBS
Length: 53:10
Aired: 5/15/2013

Zebras embark on a mass migration from the saltpans of Botswana in search of water. watch


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Year Title Description
2014 Grand Budapest Hotel Movie, Actor
2013 Dogs That Changed The World TV Show Series, Narrator
2013 Dead Man Down Movie, Actor - Gregor
2013 Inside Llewyn Davis Movie, Actor - Bud Grossman
2012 What Females Want and Males Will Do TV Show Series, Narrator

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Homeland Casts F. Murray Abraham

Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham is joining the cast of Homeland for Season 2, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Abraham will play Dar Adul, a brilliant operative from the CIA's Special Activities Division, on Showtime's terrorism drama, according to EW. read more

The Good Wife Swears in Rita Wilson, F. Murray Abraham

Rita Wilson and F. Murray Abraham have been tapped to guest-star in an episode of The Good Wife inspired by The Social Network, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The February-slated episode will center on... read more

F. Murray Abraham Playing Daddy on Law & Order: Criminal Intent

F. Murray Abraham will guest-star in the season finale of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

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