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Frank Abagnale Jr.


Frank William Abagnale, Jr. is an American security consultant known for his history as a former confidence trickster, check forger, and impostor between the ages of 15 and 21. He became one of the most famous impostors ever, claiming to have assumed no fewer than eight identities, including an airline pilot, a physician, a U.S. Bureau of Prisons ... See full bio »

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Known For

Catch Me If You Can French Policeman
(2002)
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Ex-Conman
(1979)
To Tell the Truth Himself - Contestant
(1977)
The Real Hustle Himself
(2006)

Filmography

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 2002 Catch Me If You Can
French Policeman (as Frank W. Abagnale)
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 2002 Catch Me If You Can (book "Catch Me If You Can: The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit" - as Frank W. Abagnale)
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 2002 Catch Me If You Can (consultant - as Frank W. Abagnale)
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 2008 Lost and Found (Short) (special thanks)
 2002 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary short) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Catch Me If You Can (2002) ... (special thanks)
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 2015 Fintech Finance (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Catch Them If You Can (2015) ... Himself
 2013 Skavlan (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Audience Member
 2007 48 Hours (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Capture the Queen (2007) ... Himself
 2006 The Real Hustle (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #2.2 (2006) ... Himself
 2003 'Catch Me If You Can': Behind the Camera (Video documentary short)
Himself (as Frank W. Abagnale)
 2003 'Catch Me If You Can': In Closing (Video short)
Himself (as Frank W. Abagnale)
 2003 'Catch Me If You Can': The Casting of the Film (Video documentary short)
Himself (as Frank W. Abagnale)
 2003 Frank Abagnale: Between Reality and Fiction (Video documentary short)
Himself (as Frank W. Abagnale)
 2003 Taff (TV Series)
Himself
- Catch Me If You Can (2003) ... Himself
 2002 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary short)
Himself
- Catch Me If You Can (2002) ... Himself
 1978-1980 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #19.120 (1980) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode #17.194 (1978) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode #17.105 (1978) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode #17.69 (1978) ... Himself - Guest
 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Ex-Conman
- Episode #18.87 (1979) ... Himself - Ex-Conman
 1977 To Tell the Truth (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Frank Abagnale/Barbara Williams (1977) ... Himself - Contestant
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 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Hoaxes, Cheats and Liars (2006) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for IBM. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Frank W. Abagnale

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If my forgeries looked as bad as the CBS documents, it would have been "Catch Me In Two Days". See more »

Trivia:

Heads his own security firm that is hired by major banks and corporations to organize security measures to protect them. The checks you write that have that little lock that appears on the back of them for the watermark, Frank was the one who invented and implemented that system to be a standard on all bank checks (personal and bank issued) to make it harder for them to be forged and altered. See more »

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