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Jim Abrahams


Jim Abrahams was born on May 10, 1944 in Shorewood, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Airplane! (1980), Top Secret! (1984) and Police Squad! (1982). He is married to Nancy Cocuzzo. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Airplane! Writer
(1980)
Top Secret! Writer
(1984)
Police Squad! Writer
(1982)
Hot Shots! Writer
(1991)

Filmography

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 2006 Scary Movie 4 (screenplay)
 1998 Mafia! (written by)
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (television series: "Police Squad")
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux (characters) / (written by)
 1991 Hot Shots! (written by)
 1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (television series Police Squad)
 1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (television series: "Police Squad") / (written by)
 1984 Top Secret! (written by)
  Police Squad! (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 1982) (written by - 1 episode, 1982)
- Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment) (1982) ... (creator)
 1980 Airplane! (written for the screen by)
 1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie (written by)
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Kentucky Fried Theatre
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Co-founded the Kentucky Fried Theater in Madison, Wisconsin, where he attended University. See more »

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