‘‘As the show has gone on I am recognised more and more, but in New York people keep their distance anyway,’’ he says.
‘‘They say things in a glancing way but otherwise they pretty much leave you alone.
‘‘Mostly they want to let you know they know, but they don’t make a big scene about it.’’
Abraham says his character is as mysterious to him as it is to the public although secrets of Adal’s past will seep out as the series unfolds.
‘‘He is manipulative and funny but very dangerous and keeps the audience on their toes and me on my toes, because I didn’t even know which way they (the writers) are going to jump,’’ he says.
‘‘What makes who he is comes out in dribs and drabs and that is going to shock people.’’
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