Gabe Nevins

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Gabe Nevins
Born Gabriel Nevins
(1991-08-26) August 26, 1991 (age 23)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007-present

Gabriel "Gabe" Nevins (born August 26, 1991) is an actor who is best known for starring in Gus Van Sant’s 2007 film Paranoid Park.

Career[edit]

Nevins was cast as the lead of Paranoid Park even though he was auditioning to be a skateboarding extra.[1] The film premiered at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival as one of the 22 films in the competition, and won the special 60th anniversary prize.[2] He was cast as an extra in Wendy and Lucy (2008), Rachel (2010) and Some Days Are Better Than Others (2011). In 2010, he starred in the short film 'Will.

The photographer Nick Haymes published a collection of photos of Nevins, titled Gabe, in March 2012. It featured photos of him that Haymes had taken since he first met Nevins shortly after the release of Paranoid Park.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Nevins attended Rex Putnam High School.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Paranoid Park Alex
2008 Wendy and Lucy Teenager by car
2010 Rachel Kid 1 Short
2010 Will Will Short
2011 Some Days Are Better Than Others Store employee

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frank, Alex. "Interview: Nick Haymes on Gabe Nevins". The FADER. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Yahoo Movies. Website accessed December 22, 2007
  3. ^ "Interview: Nick Haymes on Gabe Nevins". The Fader. April 9, 2012. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Gabe Nevins, Star of Gus Van Sant's "Paranoid Park"". Paper (magazine). 2008-03-24. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 

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