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Frank Abagnale

AKA Frank William Abagnale, Jr.

Born: 27-Apr-1948
Birthplace: Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal [1]
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Catch Me If You Can

Subject of the Steven Spielberg film, Catch Me If You Can (2002).

[1] The occupations listed in NNDB are the reasons for which this person is known to the public. Mr. Abagnale's fame is related to crimes he commited, documented in the film Catch Me If You Can. This occupation is historical -- Abagnale does not currently engage in criminal enterprises. He is presently a document consultant, his expertise consulted frequently by the FBI.

Father: Frank William Abagnale, Sr.
Mother: Paulette
Wife: Kelly Anne Welbes (m. 6-Nov-1976, three sons)
Son: Scott
Son: Christopher
Son: Sean

    High School: Iona Preparatory School, New Rochelle, NY
University of Virginia (attended 1973-74)

    Ran Away From Home 1964
    Extradited 1969 (France to Sweden)
    Extradited (Italy to US)
    Escaped from Prison
    Fraud 1970 ("swindling", 6 months prison in Sweden)
    Forgery (sentenced to 12 years prison)

    Catch Me If You Can (16-Dec-2002) · French Policeman

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Author of books:
Catch Me If You Can (2000, memoir)
The Art of the Steal (2001)
Stealing Your Life (2007)

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