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.
Wife: Kelly Anne Welbes (m. 6-Nov-1976, three sons)
High School: Iona Preparatory School, New Rochelle, NY
University: 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)
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Catch Me If You Can (16-Dec-2002) · French Policeman
Author of books:
Catch Me If You Can (2000, memoir)
The Art of the Steal (2001)
Stealing Your Life (2007)
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