Abe Weissman is the father of Midge Maisel. He is portrayed by Tony Shalhoub.

 Character History


Abe is Midge's father who is a tenure professor for Columbia who also works at Bell Labs.

He is seen to be very protective of Midge especially when he goes to her new workplace to check up on her and scrutinizes her boyfriend the doctor Benjamin by asking him many questions.

He seems to have a very unfavorable view on Joel and refers to his marriage with Midge as "The Joel Fiasco".

Abe seems to have somewhat of a strict and no-nonsense demeanor but he cares deeply about his family.

Physical Appearance

Abe is a middle-aged man with short dark brown hair and a mustache.


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