Actor Of The Day: GABRIEL MACHT
What he’s in: THE SPIRIT coming out Christmas Day December 25 2008.
His Character: Denny Colt / The Spirit: A rookie cop who returns from the dead to fight crime in Central City from the shadows.
Why we like him: Gabriel Macht is taking on an iconic character and based on the trailer and the clips we saw at Comic Con, he is a star in the making.
Macht was born in The Bronx, New York, the son of Suzanne Victoria Pulier, a museum curator and archivist, and Stephen Macht, an actor and director. After graduating from high school, he attended Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts.
Macht was nominated for the Best Young Motion Picture Actor Award after playing his first role at age eight in the film Why Would I Lie? under the stage name Gabriel Swann. He has appeared in many film and television roles including A Love Song for Bobby Long, Because I Said So, The Recruit, and Archangel. Macht will play the title role in Frank Miller’s adaptation of Will Eisner’s The Spirit, scheduled for release on Christmas Day, 2008.
Read all our THE SPIRIT coverage here.