Miklós Gábor was born 7 April 1919, in Zalaegerszeg. After finishing the Academy of Drama in 1941, he joined the Madách Theatre. From 1945-1954 he was the member of the National Theatre, leaving in 1975 for the Katona József theatre in Kecskemét. From 1979 to 1984, he worked in the Népszínház theatre, after he returned to the National Theatre. In 1991, he joined the Független Színpad theatre. He died on 2 July 1998, in Budapest.
Miklós Gábor is rememberd as a suggestive, reflective actor, a prominent character of the theatrical world emergingin Hungary after 1950. Besides acting, he also directed from 1970. He won the Kossuth Prize in 1953.