F. Murray Abraham is an American actor known for his work in film, television, and theater. He was born on October 24, 1939, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He began his acting career in the 1960s, performing in regional theater productions and off-Broadway shows. In 1975, he made his Broadway debut in “The Great White Hope” and received a Tony Award nomination for his performance.
Abraham’s breakout role came in the early 1980s when he played the role of Antonio Salieri in the film “Amadeus.” The performance earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor. After his Oscar win, Abraham went on to have a successful career in Hollywood, with roles in films such as “Scarface,” “The Name of the Rose,” and “Inside Llewyn Davis.”
In addition to his work in film, Abraham has also had a successful career in television. He has appeared in a number of television shows, including “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” and “Boardwalk Empire.” He has also appeared in many stage productions, including “The Sound of Music” and “The Merchant of Venice.”
Throughout his career, Abraham has received numerous accolades for his performances, including an Emmy award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role in “Homicide: Life on the Street.” He continues to work actively in the industry, and he is considered one of the most respected and accomplished actors of his generation.