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Jacob Allen Abel (born November 18, 1987) is an American actor and singer who is known for playing Adam Milligan in the CW series Supernatural (2009–10, 2019), Luke Castellan in the film adaptation of Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), and its sequel, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), Mark James in the film adaptation of I Am Number Four (2011), Ian O'Shea in The Host (2013), and Mike Love in Love & Mercy.
Abel in September 2014
Jacob Allen Abel
November 18, 1987
Canton, Ohio, U.S.
Allie Wood (m. 2013)
Life and careerEdit
Abel was born in Canton, Ohio, the son of Kim and Mike Abel. He has a brother, Shaun His first credited role was in the Disney Channel Original Movie Go Figure, playing Spencer. He later had a recurring guest role on CBS's short lived science fiction series, Threshold. He had numerous guest starring roles including Cold Case and ER. He was honored with a Rising Star award at the 16th Hamptons International Film Festival in October 2008 for his work in the film Flash of Genius. In 2009, Abel shortly appeared in the Peter Jackson film The Lovely Bones based on Alice Sebold's novel. He also had a regular role in the web series Angel of Death which ran for 10 episodes.
In February 2009, Abel was cast in The CW hit series Supernatural playing Adam Milligan, half-brother to series protagonists Dean and Sam Winchester; and appearing in three episodes as both Adam and the Archangel Michael. In 2010, Abel had a role in the film adaptation of Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief playing Luke Castellan which released on February 12, 2010 (later returning in the sequel, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters, which was released on August 7, 2013). Afterward in 2011 Abel starred in the live-action film I Am Number Four playing Mark James. Abel starred on the social thriller film Inside co-starred by Emmy Rossum which release on July 25, 2011. He also appeared on ABC's medical drama Grey's Anatomy in the episode "Poker Face", playing Tyler Moser.
|2008||Flash of Genius||Dennis (21 Years)|
|2009||The Lovely Bones||Brian Nelson|
|2010||Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief||Luke Castellan||Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Fight|
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Best Fight
|2011||I Am Number Four||Mark James|
|2013||The Host||Ian O'Shea|
|2013||Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters||Luke Castellan|
|2014||Against the Sun||Gene Aldrich|
|2014||Good Kill||M.I.C. Joseph Zimmer|
|2014||Love and Mercy||Mike Love|
|2019||An Affair to Die For||Everett|
|TBA||Son of the South||Post-production|
|2005–2006||Threshold||Brian Janklow||Episodes: "Blood of the Children", "The Order" "The Crossing"|
|2005||Go Figure||Spencer||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2006||The Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Kirk||Episode: "Twins at the Tipton"|
|2006||Cold Case||Doug Sommer||Episode: "Saving Sammy"|
|2007||CSI: Miami||Charlie Sheridan||Episode: "Stand Your Ground"|
|2008||Life||Tate McNeil||Episode: "Not for Nothing"|
|2009||CSI: NY||Kyle Sheridan||Episode: "Rush to Judgement"|
|2009||ER||Dylan||Episode: "A Long, Strange Trip"|
|2009–2010, 2019||Supernatural||Adam Milligan/Michael||Episodes: "Jump the Shark", "Point of No Return", "Swan Song", "Our Father, Who Aren't in Heaven"|
|2011||Grey's Anatomy||Tyler Moser||Episode: "Poker Face"|
|2019||Another Life||Sasha Harrison||Main role|
|2009||Angel of Death||Cameron Downes|
- "Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief | TV Guide". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
- "Jake Abel". TV Guide. CBS Interactive Inc. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
- Martínez, Mabel (March 29, 2013). "Jake Abel Engaged to Allie Wood; The Host Star Is Getting Married". People. Time Inc. Archived from the original on 20 January 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
- Johnson, Zach (28 March 2013). "The Host's Jake Abel Is Engaged to Allie Woods". Us Weekly. American Media Inc. Archived from the original on 20 January 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
- Nessif, Bruna (28 March 2013). "The Host's Jake Abel Is Engaged". E! Online News. E! Entertainment Television, LLC. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
- Waltz, Wedding (29 March 2013). "The Host's Jake Abel Engaged To Allie Wood! CONGRATS!!". PerezHilton.com. Archived from the original on 2 April 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
- Gelman, Vlada (10 December 2019). "Supernatural Boss Previews Dean and Sam's Reunion With Lost Brother Adam — Plus, Michael Returns in Sneak Peek". TVLine. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
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