Born on January 22, 1972 in Bronx, New York, Gabriel Macht is an American actor. The son of a museum curator Suzanne Pulier and an actor and director Stephen Macht, he and his three siblings moved to California when Macht was 5. After high school, he attended Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts. He then went on to go abroad for a few months. In 2004, he married actress Jacinda Barrett of Bridget Jones’ Diary: Edge of Reason. The couple had their first born on August of 2007.
Gabriel Macht played his first role at the age of eight, in the 1980 comedy Why Would I Lie, where he was nominated for a Best Young Motion Picture Actor Award. He used the stage name Gabriel Swann that time. Upon returning from Europe, Macht’s first project was in the television movie Follow the River. He then appeared in a season of What the Butler Saw. He also performed as Elvis Presley in an off-Broadway production of Picasso at the Lapine Agile, by comedian Steve Martin in 1995.
Macht’s other feature credits include acclaimed independent films, such as The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, 101 Ways and The Bookie's Lament. He also remains active in theater as member of the New York-based avante-garde group Mad Dog Theater Company. In 2000, he bagged the role of William Holden in the ABC biopic The Audrey Hepburn Story.
His other screen credits include A Love Song for Bobby Long, Because I Said So, The Recruit, and Archangel. He has also been cast in the title role of The Spirit by Frank Miller. His television credits include small roles in such popular shows as Beverly Hills 90210 in 1991, Spin City in 1997, Sex and the City in 1998, and The Others in 2000. He was later cast in Numb3rs, and in 2010 he bagged the role on the TV drama Suits. His hobbies include playing billiards, whitewater rafting, snowboarding, traveling, especially to Hawaii, attending movies, and spending time with his family.
2011: Suits (TV series) - Harvey Specter
2011: S.W.A.T.: Firefight (video) - Paul Cutler
2010: Love and Other Drugs - Trey Hannigan
2010: A Bag of Hammers - Wyatt
2009: One Way to Valhalla - Bo Durant
2009: Whiteout - Robert Pryce
2009: Middle Men - Buck Dolby
2008: The Spirit - Spirit
2007: Because I Said So - Johnny
2006: The Good Shepherd - John Russell, Jr.
2005: Archangel (TV movie) - R.J. O'Brian
2005: Numb3rs (TV series) - Don Emrick
2004: A Love Song for Bobby Long - Lawson Pines
2003: Grand Theft Parsons - Gram Parsons
2003: The Recruit - Zack
2002: Bad Company - Officer Seale
2001: Behind Enemy Lines - Stackhouse
2001: American Outlaws - Frank James
2000: The Others (TV series) - Dr. Mark Gabriel
2000: The Audrey Hepburn Story (TV movie) - William Holden
2000: 101 Ways (The Things a Girl Will Do to Keep Her Volvo) - Dirk
2000: The Bookie's Lament - Mickey
1999: Simply Irresistible - Charlie
1999: Wasteland (TV series) - Luke
1998: The Adventures of Sebastian Cole - Troy
1998: Sex and the City (TV series) - Barkley
1998: The Object of My Affection - Steve Casillo
1997: Spin City (TV series) - Naked Guy
1995: Follow the River (TV movie) - Johnny Draper
1991: Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV series) - Tal Weaver
1980: Why Would I Lie? - Jorge