Gene Gabriel studied at HB Studios in New York City. His first professional job was a small role as a gang member in Joseph B. Vasquez's (Hangin' with the Homeboys) film The Bronx War. While living in Miami he answered an ad for improvisers and auditioned for "Laughing Gas" Improv comedy troupe and was one of their fastest rising apprentices. He became a company member almost immediately. He also began finding work in television and film. He was cast as a killer on Walker, Texas Ranger, an INS agent alongside Eva Mendez and Ice-T in the TV pilot/movie The Disciples. He received critical attention for his performance in Luis Saumell's award winning Spanish language short film "Por Que'" . In 1998 he co-founded "Just the Funny" comedy Improv troupe in Miami. It has become South Florida's number one improv comedy troupe and training facility. He often performs with them when he visits Miami. Also in 1999 he returned to NYC where joined "Freestyle Repertory Theatre" in which he performed both long and short form improv. In 2002 he landed the role of "Rodriguez" one of a pair of Spanish speaking ball players in 'Richard Greenberg (III)''s "Take Me Out" which premiered in London's prestigious "West End". In 2003 the play opened on Broadway and won 3 Tony awards including best play for Greenberg and best director for Joe Mantello. He has continued to work in film and television with appearances on 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent', The Sopranos, One Life To Live and a starring role in Clarke M. Smith's scifi thriller The Ethereal Plane.
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