F. Murray Abraham Biography

Date of Birth: October 24, 1939 (77)
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender: Male

Macy’s Santa, Street Theatre, Live Soaps, Musical Comedy, plays by Aristophanes, Sophocles, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Molière, Pirandello, Rostand, Girodeaux, Brecht, Beckett, Pinter, Miller, O’Neill, Mamet, Guare, Kushner, Coen. Films: Grand Budapest Hotel, Inside Llewyn Davis, Scarface, Amadeus, Name of the Rose, The Ritz and many European films. TV: “The Good Wife,” “Louie,” “Homeland.” He has narrated symphony orchestras worldwide and for PBS. Awards: 2 Obies, Golden Globe, Academy Award, Gielgud Award, The Moscow Art Theatre Award for Excellence, and has done more of Terrence’s plays than any other actor. His book on Midsummer Night’s Dream is published by Faber and Faber.

F. Murray Abraham Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
F. Murray Abraham, It's Only a Play
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Actor - Play
F. Murray Abraham, A Life in the Theatre
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
F. Murray Abraham, Teibele and Her Demon