F. Murray Abraham (also known as Murray Abraham) is an award-winning actor from the United States. He rose to fame after starring in the 1984 movie Amadeus, which won him the Academy Award for Best Actor.
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Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 24, 1939 to an auto-mechanic and housewife, F. Murray Abraham had two brothers, both of which have unfortunately died in car accidents. Murray grew up near the Mexico in El Paso, Texas and at the Texas Western College, currently known as the University of Texas at El Paso, he won the best actor award by Alpha Psi Omega for his role in Comanche Eagle in 1959. But his acting career first began when he debuted in Ray Bradbury’s theatre production The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit in Los Angeles. Murray, a devout Christian, has two children with his wife Kate Hannan.
F. Murray Abraham first appeared on screen as an usher in They Might Be Giants, a 1971 George C. Scott comedy. He went on to have roles in The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975), The Sunshine Boys (1975) and All the President’s Men (1976), Scarface(1983). In 1985, he played his most iconic role as envious composer Antonio Salieri in Amadeus. Other movies that he has appeared in include The Name of the Rose (1986), Mighty Aphrodite (1995), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), Finding Forrester (2000), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014). Murray’s television work includes roles on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Louie, The Good Wife from 2011 to 2014 and narrating 32 episodes on the PBS series Nature from 2007 to 2010. His most famous television role though is his role as Dar Adal, a black ops specialist in the award winning Showtime drama series Homeland.
F. Murray Abraham has won many awards throughout his career. For theater, he won the 1984 Obie Award for Best Performance, for Uncle Vanya and the 2011 Obie Award for “sustained excellence of performance” for The Merchant of Venice. Film awards that he has won include the 1984 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor, 1985 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture and the Albert Schweitzer Award for Classic Film Acting, all of which were for his role in the film Amadeus. In 2015, he was also nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for his work in The Grand Budapest Hotel. As for his career in television, Murray was nominated for the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and the 2015 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, both for his role in Homeland. His audio recording in Interview With The Vampire earned him a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album in 1987. Other recognitions that Murray has received are the Italian government award “Premio per gli Italiani nel Mondo” in 2004 for outstanding Italian descendants abroad, the 2010 Gielgud Award for theater, the 2009 John H. Finley Award for his service to New York City and the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2015.
F. Murray Abraham has had a distinguished career spanning almost 50 years, during which he has played parts in almost 70 films as ell as in over 30 TV shows. His talent has been amply recognized with many awards. He has capitalized on his talent and hard work to make himself wealthy.
In all, we estimate F. Murray Abraham net worth in 2018 at $10 million.