F. Murray Abraham

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  • Birth Name: Fahrid Murray Abraham
  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Studied acting in New York City under acclaimed drama teacher Uta Hagen.
  • Appeared as a talking leaf in a series of Fruit of the Loom commercials.
  • Best known for his villainous role as Salieri, the rival of Mozart, in Amadeus.
  • Portrayed infamous gangster Al Capone in two 1995 films: Dillinger and Capone and Baby Face Nelson.
  • Taught theater at Brooklyn College.

Awards

  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1986, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1984, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Winner
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

Relationships

  • Fahrid Abraham — Father
  • Kate Hannan — Wife
  • Josephine Abraham — Mother

College

  • Attended Texas Western College, El Paso, Texas, United States; attended University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Fahrid Murray Abraham
  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Profession: Actor