Portrayed Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens
's "A Christmas Carol" on Broadway, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
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Frank Murray Abraham
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[on The Name of the Rose
(1986)] It was an opportunity to play someone who was really evil without any charm. It's very difficult not to be charming, especially for an actor. That charm indicates being liked by people and I wanted this man, Bernardo Gui, to be absolutely charmless. Many actors will wink at the audience as if to say, "I'm not really like that." I decided not to go for any sympathy...
Learned to play the piano and to conduct for his role of Antonio Salieri in Amadeus