F. Murray in Amadeus (1984)
F. Murray in 2002
Name: F. Murray Abraham
Birth Name: Fahrid Murray Abraham
Character: Antonio Salieri
Born: October 24, 1939
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Raised: El Paso, Texas, USA
Height: 6'1" (1.85m)
- Attended The University of Texas
- Is of Italian and Syrian descent
- He originally tried out for the role of Van Swieten but Milos thought he suited the role of Salieri better
- Won The Best Actor Oscar for "Amadeus"
- Acted in such popular films as "Scarface", "The Bonfire of the Vanities", "Last Action Hero", "Mighty Aphrodite", and "Finding Forrester"
- He was the talking leaf in the "Fruit of the Loom" commercials
- He came out to help in the SAG actors' strike, supporting the commercial actors
- Teaches Theatre Arts at a college
Where is he now? Married to Kate Hannan since 1962, they have had 2 children together. Completed filming "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" and "...and Quiet Flows the Don". Is currently filming "Mount of Olives".
F. Murray links:
Internet Movie Data Base - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000719/
Am I Annoying.com - http://www.amiannoyingornot.com/view.aspx?ID=2103
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