Seth Gabel is an American-born actor, who is possibly best known for his appearances in the TV series “Salem,” “Fringe,” and “Nip/Tuck.” He’s also the husband of the actress, Bryce Dallas Howard.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Seth Gabel was born under the Libra zodiac sign on 3 October 1981, in Hollywood, Florida, which makes him 42 years old as of 2023; he’s the son of Larry and Karen; after he was adopted by his stepfather in his childhood, Gabel took his surname ‘Cosentino’ – Gabel is of Ashkenazi Jewish roots; His brother is Joshua Gabel.
Seth was educated at the NSU University School (U-School), in Florida. He matriculated in 1999 and went on to hone his acting skills at the New York University’s (NYU) Tisch School of the Arts.
Hobbies and Facts
In 2007, Gabel was listed among the ‘Sexiest Men Alive’ by the “People’s” magazine.
The “Salem” star shares the same birthday with several celebrities, including the American rapper A$AP Rocky, the Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, the American singer-songwriter, Ashlee Simpson, and the English actor, Clive Owen.
He’s disclosed that his former celebrity crush was the late American actress Kelly Preston, who was the wife of the acclaimed actor, John Travolta.
Gabel made his film debut with a minor role as a Harvard student in the 2001 biographical drama “A Beautiful Mind,” which was directed by his father-in-law, Ron Howard. In 2006, he was cast as Michael in another Ron Howard-directed film, the mystery thriller “The Da Vinci Code,” based on the eponymous 2003 novel by Dan Brown; the film starred the likes of Tom Hanks, Sir Ian McKellen, and Audrey Tautou. Seth’s following appearances were in the 2010 Western superhero movie “Jonah Hex,” the 2011 comedy “Take Me Home Tonight,” and his most recent film role was in the 2015 drama “Forever.”
TV Appearances and Other Works
In 2002, Seth appeared in an episode of the legal drama “100 Centre Street,” which was followed by three single-episode TV appearances. In 2004, he played Adrian Moore in five episodes of the medical drama “Nip/Tuck”, then in 2007, Seth made his career breakthrough with the role of Jeremy Darling in the ABC prime-time TV drama “Dirty Sexy Money,” which starred Peter Krause, Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin and Natalie Zea; Seth appeared in 23 episodes (2007-2009). In 2010, he was cast as Zach in Diablo Cody’s TV comedy-drama “United States of Tara.”
Seth’s next noteworthy appearance was in the Fox sci-fi series “Fringe,” created by Alex Kurtzman, J.J. Abrams, and Roberto Orci, playing the recurring role of Lincoln Lee in 34 episodes from 2010-2013. Seth went on to appear in three episodes of two series, the superhero TV series “Arrow” and the syndicated game show, “Celebrity Name Game” in 2013 and 2015 respectively. In 2017, he played Michele Besso in the National Geographic biographical anthology drama, “Genius: Einstein,” which is about the life of the German theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein, who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and successful scientists of all time. 2022 saw Seth play Andrew Pierce in five episodes of the Netflix mystery thriller “The Watcher” and his next notable appearance was in the David E. Kelley drama thriller, “Big Sky.”
Gabel produced the 2016 short film “St. Jude’s Crossing.” In 2021, he voiced Michael in Graceful Decay’s puzzle-adventure video game “Maquette.”
Gabel has received three award nominations as of September 2023. He’s a two-time nominee for the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for Best TV Supporting Actor for his performances in “Salem” in 2016 and 2017. Moreover, his performance in “Fringe” saw him nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Performance in a Television Series.
Social Media Presence
Seth is active on Instagram (@stealthgabel) with 38,000 followers. He joined Twitter in March 2009, and is followed by around 22,000 fans as of September 2023.
Seth is married to the American director and actress, Bryce Dallas Howard; the duo were schoolmates at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and started dating in early 2001, as Gabel’s wife revealed through a heartfelt caption on Instagram in 2022, ‘Twenty years ago today, I went on a first date with this very dashing man… Since February 21, 2001, we have seen and experienced so much magic and wonder together. I am amazed by you, the gift of your love, the life we’ve built together, and the way your presence always brings me peace. I love you, Seth Gabel.’ The couple dated for a few years before exchanging vows on 17 June 2006, went on a honeymoon in Turkey, and while there, Howard, who is a year older than Seth, found out that she was expecting his first child.
On 16 February 2007, Howard bore Seth a son named Theodore Norman Howard-Gabel. Five years later on 19 January 2012, the couple welcomed another child, a daughter they named Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel. Seth and Howard are seemingly much in love, and often post touching tributes for each other on their respective social media accounts.
Seth is good friends with the American actor, singer, and comedian, Josh Gad (born Joshua Ilan Gad), who is perhaps best known for lending his voice to Olaf in the acclaimed “Frozen” film series. The two met in kindergarten and later in high school. Gabel has disclosed that Gad introduced him to a Los Angeles-based acting camp, which made him fall in love with acting at the age of 11. Gad is the godfather of Seth’s son, Theo.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Seth is of White ethnicity and has a pair of green eyes and dark brown hair. He stands 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall and weighs approximately 165lbs (75kgs). The Floridian actor has a dimpled smile and a square face.
Seth’s main source of income is his successful acting career. His net worth is approximately $2 million as of 2023. On the other hand, his wife, Howard is worth around $25 million.
Who Is Seth Gabel’s Wife, Bryce Dallas Howard
Bryce Dallas Howard is a native of Los Angeles, California, born under the Pisces zodiac sign on 2 March 1981, which makes her 42 years old as of 2023; she’s the daughter of the actor and director Ron Howard, and the writer Cheryl Howard, and the older sister of Reed and the twins, Paige and Jocelyn. Bryce dropped out of NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 2002 to appear on Broadway projects, but later resumed her studies and eventually graduated in 2020. While performing in William Shakespeare’s comedy play “As You Like It” in 2003, Howard was noticed by the film director, producer and screenwriter M. Night Shyamalan, who thereafter cast her to star alongside the likes of Joaquin Phoenix and William Hurt in the 2004 period thriller “The Village.”
Dallas’ appearances in three of the “Jurassic World” film series brought her worldwide recognition. Some of her other notable appearances were in the 2006 film “As You Like It,” which brought her a Golden Globe Award nomination, the 2007 superhero film “Spider-Man 3,” the fourth installment of the “Terminator” film series (“Terminator Salvation”), and the 2010 romantic fantasy movie, “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,” among others. As a director, Seth’s wife worked on the 2019 documentary movie “Dads” and the space Western series “The Mandalorian” (from 2019), and several other projects.