F. Murray Abraham is a voice actor who voiced Grimmel the Grisly in the feature film, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.[1]


F. Murray Abraham (born Murray Abraham October 24, 1939) is an American actor. He became widely known during the 1980s after winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Antonio Salieri in Amadeus. He has appeared in many roles, both leading and supporting, in films such as All the President's Men, Scarface, The Name of the Rose, Last Action Hero, Star Trek: Insurrection, Finding Forrester, Inside Llewyn Davis, and The Grand Budapest Hotel, and is set to appear in How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. He is also known for his television and theater work and is now a regular cast member on the award-winning television series Homeland.

Selected Filmography

Year Title Role(s) Type of Media
1983 Scarface Omar Suárez Feature film
1984 Amadeus Antonio Salieri
1993 Last Action Hero Detective John Practice
1996 Star Trek: Insurrection Ru'afo
2001 Thirteen Ghosts Cyrus Kriticos
2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel Mr. Moustafa
2018 Isle of Dogs Jupiter (voice)

DreamWorks Dragons Filmography

Year Title Role(s) Type of Media
2019 How to Train Your Dragon:
The Hidden World
Grimmel the Grisly Feature film


  • The filmmakers of How to Train Your Dragon 3 were so set on casting Abraham in the role of Grimmel that they actually took audio from previous performances of his and combined them with test footage to prove how perfect the match was.[2]



  1. D'Alessandro, Anthony. (Date Published - November 14, 2017). F. Murray Abraham To Get Evil For DreamWorks Animation's 'How To Train Your Dragon 3'. Deadline.
  2. Evangelista, Chris. (Date Published - November 17, 2011). Sequel Bits: 'Bumblebee,' 'Fantastic Beasts,' 'Mission: Impossible 6,' 'How to Train Your Dragon 3,' 'Tremors' TV Show. Slashfilm.

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