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Net Worth:
$10 Million
Oct 24, 1939 (84 years old)
5 ft 10 in (1.803 m)
United States of America
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What Is F. Murray Abraham's Net Worth?

F. Murray Abraham is an American actor who has a net worth of $10 million. F. Murray Abraham became well-known during the 1980s after winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Antonio Salieri in "Amadeus."

Murray has appeared in more than a dozen Broadway productions, such as "Macbeth" (1986–1987), "Angels in America: Millennium Approaches" (1993–1994), "Angels in America: Perestroika" (1993–1994), "Mauritius" (2007), and "It's Only a Play" (2014–2015).

Abraham has played Dar Adal on "Homeland" (2012–2018), C.W. Longbottom on "Mythic Quest" (2020–2021), and Bert Di Grasso on "The White Lotus" (2022). He has more than 130 acting credits to his name, including the films "All the President's Men" (1976), "Scarface" (1983), "National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon" (1993), "Last Action Hero" (1993), "Mighty Aphrodite" (1995), "Finding Forrester" (2000), "Thir13en Ghosts" (2001), "Inside Llewyn Davis" (2013), "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (2014), "Robin Hood" (2018), and "Lady and the Tramp" (2019), the miniseries "Marco Polo" (1982–1983), "Dead Man's Walk" (1996), and "White House Plumbers" (2023), and the television series "The Good Wife" (2011–2014). Murray was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2015.

Early Life

F. Murray Abraham was born Murray Abraham on October 24, 1939, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Josephine Stello and auto mechanic Fahrid "Fred" Abraham, and he added the "F" to his name in honor of his father. Abraham has said that he is Syrian American and Italian American. Murray grew up in El Paso, Texas, with younger brothers Jack and Robert, but sadly, both of Abraham's brothers died in car accidents. Murray and his brothers served as altar boys at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, and Abraham attended Vilas Grammar School and El Paso High School. After graduating in 1958, he enrolled at Texas Western College, where he won Alpha Psi Omega's best actor award for his performance in the play "Comanche Eagle." Murray later studied at the University of Texas at Austin, then he took acting classes with Uta Hagen at New York City's HB Studio. He made his professional stage debut in a Los Angeles production of the Ray Bradbury play "The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit."


Abraham's first film was 1971's "They Might Be Giants," and he followed it with "Serpico" (1973), "The Prisoner of Second Avenue" (1975), "The Sunshine Boys" (1975), "All the President's Men" (1976), "The Ritz" (1976), and "The Big Fix" (1978) and guest-starring roles on "How to Survive a Marriage" (1975), "Kojak" (1975; 1977), and "All in the Family" (1976). In the '80s, Murray won an Academy Award for his performance as Antonio Salieri in 1984's "Amadeus," played Omar SuΓ‘rez in 1983's "Scarface," and appeared in the films "The Name of the Rose" (1986), "The Third Solution" (1988), "Slipstream" (1989), "Beyond the Stars" (1989), "The Favorite" (1989), and "An Innocent Man" (1989) and the miniseries "Marco Polo" (1982–1983), "Dream West" (1986), and "The Betrothed" (1989). He starred in more than 20 films in the '90s, including "The Bonfire of the Vanities" (1990), "By the Sword" (1991), "National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon" (1993), "Last Action Hero" (1993), "Mighty Aphrodite" (1995), "Dillinger and Capone" (1995), "Mimic" (1997), "Star Trek: Insurrection" (1998), and "The All New Adventures of Laurel & Hardy in For Love or Mummy" (1999). Abraham portrayed Pope Julius II in the 1990 TV movie "A Season of Giants" and Joseph Stalin in the 1992 television film "The First Circle," and he narrated the TV documentaries "Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites" (2003), "Pompeii: The Last Day" (2003), "NOVA – Newton's Dark Secrets" (2005), "In the Valley of the Wolves" (2007), and "The Wolf That Changed America" (2008).

F. Murray Abraham

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Murray appeared in the films "Finding Forrester" (2000), "The Knights of the Quest" (2001), "Thir13en Ghosts" (2001), "Joshua" (2002), "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" (2004), "The Stone Merchant" (2006), "The Inquiry" (2006), "A House Divided" (2008), and "Barbarossa" (2009), then he had a recurring role as Burl Preston on the CBS series "The Good Wife" from 2011 to 2014. He guest-starred on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2010), "Bored to Death" (2010), "Louie" (2011–2014), "Blue Bloods" (2012), "Elementary" (2013), "Inside Amy Schumer" (2016), "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (2017), "The Good Fight" (2018), and "The Orville" (2019), and from 2012 to 2018, he played Dar Adal on the Emmy-winning Showtime series "Homeland." Abraham co-starred with Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, and Justin Timberlake in the 2013 film "Inside Llewyn Davis," which "Rolling Stone" magazine ranked #14 on its "50 Best Movies of the 2010s" list. He then appeared in the films "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (2014), "The Mystery of Dante" (2014), "Robin Hood" (2018), "Lady and the Tramp" (2019), "Things Heard & Seen" (2021), and "The Magic Flute" (2022), and he voiced Jupiter in 2018's "Isle of Dogs" and Grimmel in 2019's "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." Murray starred as Frank Sams on the 2019 British drama "Chimerica," and from 2020 to 2021, he played C.W. Longbottom on the Apple TV+ series "Mythic Quest." In 2022, he voiced Khonshu in the Disney+ miniseries "Moon Knight," and he starred as Bert Di Grasso on the HBO anthology series "The White Lotus." In 2023, Abraham portrayed Judge John Sirica in the HBO miniseries "White House Plumbers."

Personal Life

Murray married Kate Hannan on April 7, 1962, and they remained together until her death in November 2022. The couple welcomed son Mick and daughter Jamili together. In 1993, Abraham was injured in a two-car accident on a mountain road in Washington; the driver of the other car died in the crash. In a 2008 interview with "Gothamist," Murray said of his faith, "I've attended many churches. I grew up as an Orthodox Christian and I was an altar boy. I love the Society of Friends, the Quakers. I attended their meetings for almost fifteen years. I'm now attending the First Presbyterian Church of New York because they're such a generous, terrific church with outreach." He added, "Religion is essential to my life." In April 2022, it was reported that Abraham had been fired from "Mythic Quest" due to accusations of sexual misconduct. He issued an apology that read "This is a sincere and deeply felt apology. Though never my intention to offend anyone, I told jokes, nothing more, that upset some of my colleagues and as a result lost a great job with wonderful people. I have grown in my understanding from this experience, and I hope they will forgive me."

Awards and Nominations

In 1985, Abraham won an Academy Award for Best Actor and a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for "Amadeus." He also received a Golden Globe nomination in 2023, Best Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Television Film for "The White Lotus." Murray has earned four Primetime Emmy nominations: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for "Homeland" (2015 and 2018), Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for "Moon Knight: The Friendly Type" (2022), and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for "The White Lotus" (2023). Abraham shared a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series with his "The White Lotus" co-stars in 2023, and he also received Screen Actors Guild Award nominations in that category for "Homeland" in 2013 and 2015 and for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for "The Grand Budapest Hotel" in 2014. In 1987, he earned a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word Album for "Interview with the Vampire." For his stage work, Murray has received Obie Awards for Best Performance for "Uncle Vanya" (1984) and Sustained Excellence of Performance for "The Merchant of Venice" (2011) and Drama Desk Award nominations for Outstanding Actor in a Play for "Teibele and Her Demon" (1980) and "A Life in the Theatre" (1992) and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for "It's Only a Play" (2015).

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