Oct. 3rd, 1981
Hollywood, Florida, USA
Seth Gabel's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Jonah Hex
2008 - Good Dick
2006 - The Da Vinci Code
2002 - Tadpole
Guest TV Roles
Gavin 'Rex' Layne
Beau Van Hessche
Sweet Young Sailor
Gabel drew attention for his portrayal of Adrian Moore, the sexually confused adopted son of Ava Moore (portrayed by Famke Janssen) on the FX series Nip/Tuck. The story arc garnered much attention for their incestuous and emotionally abusive relationship.
On the big screen Gabel completed production on the Universal Pictures coming-of-age drama, Take Me Home Tonight, starring Topher Grace. He appeared in the 2006 film version of Dan Brown’s novel, The Da Vinci Code, directed by his father-in-law Ron Howard.
Additional television credits include recurring and guest starring roles on United States of Tara, The Closer, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Sex and the City and 100 Centre Street, directed by Sidney Lumet.
He also starred in Dirty Sexy Money as Jeremy Darling, the charming, rebellious and exceedingly idiosyncratic son of the privileged and powerful Darling family, and the fraternal twin of socialite Juliet Darling, played by Samaire Armstrong.
During the 2010–11 TV season, Gabel appeared on the FOX series Fringe as Lincoln Lee, a supporting character who is a member of the Fringe Division on the alternate universe. During the third season of the show, he began appearing in a supporting role as the two Lincoln Lees from both universes. Gabel was promoted to the main cast for the fourth season. His character was written off at the end of that season before returning briefly for the series finale.
On January 30, 2013, Gabel was cast on the episode "Vertigo" of the series Arrow as a character based on Count Vertigo, known as the Count. He return 7 episodes later after getting caught on previous storyline.
Gabel was born in Hollywood, Florida. He is Jewish. He graduated from University School of Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida in 1999, and from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
Gabel met actress Bryce Dallas Howard (daughter of actor/director Ron Howard) at New York University, and they dated for five years before marrying on June 17, 2006, in Greenwich, Connectictt. They have two children: son Theodore Norman "Theo" (born 16 February 2007) and daughter Beatrice Jean (born 19 January 2012).
- Grandson-in-law of 'Rance Howard' (qv) and 'Jean Speegle Howard' (qv).
- Nephew-in-law of 'Clint Howard' (qv).
- Related to 'Martin Gabel' (qv), 'Arlene Francis' (qv) and 'Peter Gabel' (qv).
- Son-in-law of 'Ron Howard (I)' (qv) and 'Cheryl Howard (I)' (qv).
- Attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
- Seth and his wife, 'Bryce Dallas Howard' (qv), became the parents of a son named Theodore "Theo" Norman Howard Gabel, born on February 16, 2007.