Gabriel Macht

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Gabriel Macht (2013)

Gabriel Macht (born January 22, 1972 in New York City , New York ) is an American actor who is best known for his leading role as Harvey Specter in the lawyer series Suits and for his leading role as The Spirit in the comic book adaptation of the same name .


Gabriel Macht was born in 1972 in the Bronx , New York, the son of actor Stephen Macht and Suzanne Puliers, a museum curator . He grew up in Westchester County , New York. At the age of five, Macht moved to California as part of his family of six for professional reasons of their father . In 1980, as an eight-year-old, Macht made his feature film debut in Why should I lie? . He was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his portrayal . By 1990, Macht attended Beverly Hills High School, where he took acting classes. Then power went to the College of Fine Arts in Pittsburgh . He then lived in New York for six years, mainly working in the theater, before moving back to Los Angeles .

After his first film, television and theater roles, he played a leading role in the short-lived science fiction television series The Others by NBC in 2000 . This was followed by roles in films such as Im Fadenkreuz - Alone Against All , The Use and The Good Shepherd . In 2007, together with the ensemble of actors from Der gute Hirte , Macht won the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for outstanding artistic performance .

In 2008, Macht became known to a large audience through the lead role in Frank Miller's comic book adaptation The Spirit . Since 2011, Macht has starred as Harvey Specter in Suits , a USA Network lawyer series .

He has been married to actress Jacinda Barrett since 2004 . With her he has a daughter (* 2007) and a son (* 2014).


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