Kate Hannan was F. Murray Abraham’s for over six decades and their marriage was blessed with two children: Mick and Jamil. She suffered from multiple sclerosis before she died on November 19, 2022.
F. Murray Abraham’s wife was described as an inspirational figure to women through her lifestyle which embodied dignity and grace. Known for her love for classic movies, Kate Hannan also made needlepoint pieces for her family’s pillows, walls, and Christmas trees.
During her lifetime, Kate supported her husband and witnessed how he became very famous in Hollywood appearing in several films including the award-winning movie Amadeus (1984).
The Life and Death of F. Murray Abraham’s Wife. Kate Hannan
Kate Hannan became famous following her marriage to F. Murray Abraham on April 7, 1962. Their marriage was blessed with two children, a son Mick Abraham and a daughter Jamili Abraham. She also had a granddaughter, who was named after her, Hanan.
Besides her family life, Hannan was regarded by those who knew her as a very brave, steadfast, and sincere person.
According to Amomama, Abraham revealed his wife made his fluctuating fortune easier to bear during their marriage. He also added that she supported him and eventually became his only teacher after they relocated to the Big Apple.
Although there are no details about her background and upbringing, one of her specialties was her ability to speak French fluently. She was said to be the first flute in her high school orchestra.
Katie Hannan loved the classic country and classic movies. She also enjoyed crosswords in ink and solved Jumbles just by listening.
On November 19, 2022, Kate Hannan Abraham died at her home in New York at the age of 82 after suffering for years from multiple sclerosis.
Her Death Took a Toll on Her Husband
Having spent over 62 years together, Kate Hannan’s marriage was considered one of the longest-lasting marriages in Hollywood. Her husband did not remain the same after she died. The actor revealed he underwent some changes and had to adjust.
Before she passed, the father of two had plans of participating in a theatre production called The Chairs. The play which coincidentally starred a couple who had a tragic end, was cancelled by the actor as he believed his role as the husband in the play affected his life.
The 83-year-old White Lotus actor decided to focus more on participating in comedies than dramas.
Kate Hannan’s Husband was Accused of Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Rolling Stone reported that F. Murray Abraham was kicked off Mythic Quest following at least two sexual misconduct complaints laid against him in April 2022.
The actor later confirmed this after he issued an apology stating he never intended to offend anyone with his jokes which got some of his colleagues upset.
Producers of the show, Lionsgate Television revealed he was fired in a statement adding that he would not be returning to Season 3 of Mythic Quest.
Kate Hannan’s husband has had a career span of over 4 decades and has earned several awards including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. He also earned two nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role in Homeland (2012-2018).
His role in The White Lotus also earned him a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series.