||F. Murray Abraham
|Date of Birth
|Place of Birth
||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
F. Murray Abraham is an American actor. He became known during the 1980s after winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Antonio Salieri in Amadeus. He has 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.
Abraham made his screen debut as an usher in the George C. Scott comedy They Might Be Giants (1971). Abraham can be seen as one of the undercover police officers along with Al Pacino in Sidney Lumet's Serpico (1973), also as the bad guy in one 3rd Season episode of Kojak, he played a cab driver in the theatrical version of The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975), a mechanic in the theatrical version of The Sunshine Boys (1975) and in All the President's Men (1976), as one of the police officers who arrests the Watergate burglars in the offices of the Democratic National Headquarters.
Abraham has been married to Kate Hannan since 1962; they have two children. He has taught Theater at Brooklyn College.