Gabriel Casseus

Gabriel Casseus

Highest Rated: 100% Nightjohn (1996)

Lowest Rated: 0% Ritual (2001)

Birthday: Apr 28, 1972

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Gabriel Casseus began his career with occasional guest roles in local filmed TV series, such as on "New York Undercover" (Fox, 1994) and "Law & Order" (NBC, 1994). The commanding actor also honed his craft on stage, appearing in regional theater productions of "The Amen Corner" and "Blues for Mr. Charlie." Casseus landed his first feature role as Midget, a car-stealing joyrider, in "New Jersey Drive," directed by Nick Gomez and executive produced by Spike Lee. The film didn't get much attention from Hollywood or critics, but Lee noticed Casseus and cast him as Jamal, the former gang member turned thoughtful Muslim, in "Get on the Bus" (1996). Coupled with roles that year in "Lone Star" (as the young incarnation of bar owner Otis Payne seen in flashbacks) and The Disney Channel's "Nightjohn" (about the secret literacy of slaves), he found his career on the ascent. He had a good follow up as Denzel Washington's brother in "Fallen" (1997). The small screen afforded several challenging projects ranging from HBO's "Don King: Only in America" (1997, which starred Ving Rhames) to the historical drama "Buffalo Soldiers" (TNT, 1997) to "The Wedding" (ABC, 1998). Returning to the big screen, Casseus acted in the festival-screened "Harlem Aria" (1999) about a would-be opera singer, played the Almighty in the comedy remake "Bedazzled" and then turned gritty for the prison drama "Lock Down" (both 2000).

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Back Then Nine (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Walk by Faith: After the Honey Moon Teddy (Character) - 2010
28% 62% Takers Screenwriter,
Executive Producer
$57.7M 2010
22% 39% G-Force Agent Carter (Character) $119.4M 2009
No Score Yet 22% Dough Boys Simuel (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brothers in Arms Linc (Character) - 2005
58% 78% Lockdown Cashmere (Character) $449.5K 2003
32% 37% 15 Minutes Unique (Character) $24.4M 2001
0% 29% Ritual J. B. (Character) - 2001
76% 88% Black Hawk Down Kurth (Character) $108.6M 2001
50% 42% Bedazzled Elliot's Cellmate (Character) $37.9M 2000
30% 46% Modern Vampires Time Bomb (Character) - 1999
10% 50% Harlem Aria Anton (Character) - 1999
10% 60% Black Dog Sonny (Character) $12.8M 1998
40% 72% Fallen Art (Character) $25.2M 1998
No Score Yet 76% Don King: Only in America Jeremiah Shabazz (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 58% Buffalo Soldiers Unknown (Character) - 1997
89% 71% Get on the Bus Jamal (Character) $5.7M 1996
94% 83% Lone Star Young Otis Payne (Character) $13.1M 1996
100% 83% Nightjohn Outlaw (Character) - 1996
64% 84% New Jersey Drive Midget (Character) $2.9M 1995

TV

Credit
87% 84% 24 Robert Galvez (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 85% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet 66% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
63% No Score Yet Justice Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
84% 77% Grey's Anatomy Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order: Trial by Jury Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet 84% CSI: New York Jerald Brown (Guest Star) 2004
60% No Score Yet Line of Fire Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
73% No Score Yet The Handler Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
70% No Score Yet Skin Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
29% No Score Yet Presidio Med Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wedding Hannibal (Character) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Parent 'Hood Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1995

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