Jake Abel

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Jake Abel
BornJacob Allen Abel
(1987-11-18) November 18, 1987 (age 26)
Canton, Ohio, U.S.
OccupationActor, model, singer
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Allie Wood (m. 2013)
 
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Jake Abel
BornJacob Allen Abel
(1987-11-18) November 18, 1987 (age 26)
Canton, Ohio, U.S.
OccupationActor, model, singer
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Allie Wood (m. 2013)

Jacob Allen "Jake" Abel (born November 18, 1987) is an American model and actor who is known for playing Adam Milligan in the CW series Supernatural (2009–10), 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), and Ian O'Shea in The Host (2013).

Life and career[edit]

Abel was born in Canton, Ohio, the son of Kim and Mike Abel. He has a brother, Shaun.[1] 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, Jake 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 once again 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 in July 25, 2011. He also recently appeared on ABC's medical drama Grey's Anatomy in the episode "Poker Face", playing Tyler Moser.

In 2012, Abel was chosen to play Ian O'Shea in the 2013 film adaptation of The Host, based on Stephenie Meyer's novel of the same name.

Abel married Allie Wood, a writer, on November 9, 2013.[2][3][4] On March 29, 2013, Abel and Wood released their first CD, Black Magic.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2005Go FigureSpencer ShayTV film, Disney Channel Original
2008Strange WildernessConservationist
2008Tru LovedTrevor
2008Flash of GeniusDennis (21 Years)
2009The Lovely BonesBrian Nelson
2010Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning ThiefLuke CastellanNominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Best Fight
2011I Am Number FourMark James
2011InsideKirk Francis
2013The HostIan O'Shea
2013Percy Jackson: Sea of MonstersLuke Castellan
2014Ghosts of the PacificGene AldrichPost-production
2014Love and MercyMike LovePost-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2005–2006ThresholdBrian Janklow"Blood of the Children" "The Order" "The Crossing"
2006The Suite Life of Zack & CodyKirk"Twins at the Tipton"
2006Cold CaseDoug Sommer"Saving Sammy"
2007CSI: MiamiCharlie Sheridan"Stand Your Ground"
2008LifeTate McNeil"Not for Nothing"
2009CSI: NYKyle Sheridan"Rush to Judgement"
2009ERDylan"A Long, Strange Trip"
2009–2010SupernaturalAdam Milligan/Michael"Jump the Shark" "Point of No Return" "Swan Song"
2011Grey's AnatomyTyler Moser"Poker Face"
Web series
YearTitleRoleNotes
2009Angel of DeathCameron Downes

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