His full birth name was Murray Abraham. His mother was the daughter of an Italian immigrant and his father was a Syrian immigrant. Murray latter added the F. to his name in honor of his father, whose name was Frederick Abraham.
F. Murray Abraham graduated from the University of Texas.
In 2004 F. Murray Abraham was presented with the “Premio per gli Italiani nel Mondo\" award. This is an Italian reward that is granted to Italian emigrants who have been successful abroad. He has considered this award to be one of the greatest honors of his life.
Before being discovered and achieving fame in major acting roles Frederick Murray Abraham served as one of the fruits in the “Fruit of the Loom” underwear campaign.
After graduating from college, he attended HB Studios in New York City. This is where he studied drama.
In 1984 Frederick Murray Abraham won the Best Actor Award for his performance in the film “Amadeus”. He has said that this was the most difficult role for him to perform.
In the 80’s he was offered lead roles in the films “Clue” and “Poltergeist II: The Other Side”. He turned down both roles.
Frederick Murray Abraham was personal friends with author Ray Bradbury up until his death. His first play he appeared in while in New York was based on a work of Bradbury’s.
In 2010, F. Murray Abraham was hailed as a hero in real life after he fought off a thief who entered the dressing room during a live rehearsal at the Classic Stage Company in New York.
He has made guest appearances in two popular television shows “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and “Saving Grace”.
Is an award winning American born film and television actor.
Is an American physicist who is credited with the introduction of the concept of quarks.
Was the sixteenth President of the United States from March 1861 until he was assassinated in April 1865.
is a Mexican American actor and director
is an Australian film and television actor.
Is the 37th largest state and is located in the eastern part of south central US
Albert Abraham Michelson was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment
Was the first U.S president born as a citizen of the United States for whom English was a second language.
Is an Irish actor known for acting in powerful roles.