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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 25 May 1931Niagara Falls, New York, USA
Birth NameJack Monkarsh

Mini Bio (1)

John Gabriel was born on May 25, 1931 in Niagara Falls, New York, USA as Jack Monkarsh. He is an actor, known for Ryan's Hope (1975), General Hospital (1963) and Loving (1983).

Spouse (1)

Sandy Gabriel (1968 - ?) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

John Gabriel played the "Professor" in the unaired pilot of Gilligan's Island (1964). This pilot also has a different theme song, composed by John Williams.
Has two daughters: Melissa and Andrea.
Not to be confused with older UK character actor John Gabriel (III) who worked during the same years in British films and television.
According to census records, his father was born in Palestine, of Polish-Jewish parentage.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on losing the role of the Professor after he played the character in the Gilligan's Island pilot] It was the first time in my adult life that I remember weeping. And I think part of that has to do with the fact that I built this thing up to such a degree it was going to be my breakthrough.

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