8 wins & 10 nominations.
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Louie's Dad / Uncle Excelsior / Jonathan
... Uncle Excelsior
Chess Hustler (uncredited)
Capt. Ramon Garcia (uncredited)
President Abraham Lincoln
Eddie Gordon / Solly Nurse
Detective Partner (uncredited)
TV commercial for Mexico tourism (voice)
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Frank Murray Abraham
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[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...
One of his first plays in Los Angeles was a dramatization of a work by Ray Bradbury
: "The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit". He and Bradbury remained friends until Bradbury's death.
Often plays untrustworthy schemers