Gabriel Chavarria

Gabriel Chavarria (born April 29, 1989) is an American actor. He played Jacob Aguilar in Hulu's East Los High and was the lead during Season one’s USA Network's The Purge.

Gabriel Chavarria
Born (1989-04-29) April 29, 1989 (age 30)
Years active2007–present


In 2007, Chavarria made his film debut Freedom Writers.[1][2] The film was directed by Richard LaGravenese and was released on January 5, 2007.[3] Chavarria played Jacob Aguilar in the Hulu series East Los High, which premiered in 2013.[4] He played Danny, a significant role in the 2016 drama film Lowriders.[5] Chavarria played the human soldier Preacher in the film War for the Planet of the Apes,[6] and a Navy SEAL aboard the American sub-marine in Hunter Killer.[7]

In 2018 he had a lead role in the Season One TV series The Purge.



  1. ^ "Gabriel Chavarria Lands Lead Role in Universal's "Lowriders"". January 8, 2015. Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  2. ^ ""Freedom Writers" Premiere". Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  3. ^ "Freedom Writers (2007)". Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  4. ^ Osegueda, Elisa (July 15, 2015). "Danielle Vega and Gabriel Chavarria: 'East Los High' Is Only Gonna Get Realer". Retrieved August 25, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Kit, Borys (June 1, 2015). "Relative Unknown Nabs Lead in Universal's Lowrider Drama (Exclusive)". Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  6. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike; Hipes, Patrick (August 24, 2015). "'War Of The Planet Of The Apes' Recruits Gabriel Chavarria For Lead Role". Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  7. ^ Lincoln, Ross A. (July 6, 2016). "Gabriel Chavarria Enlists In Action Thriller 'Hunter Killer'". Deadline. Retrieved July 22, 2016.

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