- Name: Abraham Zapruder
- Born: 05/15/1905
- Died: 08/30/1970 (65 years old)
- Occupation: Dress manufacturer
- Known for: Filming home movie of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy
Abraham Zapruder (May 15, 1905 – August 30, 1970) was a Ukrainian-born American clothing manufacturer who witnessed the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. He unexpectedly captured the shooting in a home movie while filming the presidential limousine and motorcade as it traveled through Dealey Plaza. The film is regarded as the most complete footage of the assassination.
Birth Place: Kovel, Volhynian Governorate, Russian Empire, (now Kovel, Volyn Oblast, Ukraine)
Death Place: Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Abraham Zapruder quotes :
He leaned about the same way in falling towards Jacqueline, forward, down towards the bottom of the car.Abraham Zapruder
Yes, sir, a patrol car came and took me down to a station where they were trying to develop films, but they hadn't got the facilities to develop colored film.Abraham Zapruder