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Young Gabriel Gibson Stars in His 1st Feature Film, ‘Nathan Gregory’

Full given name: Howard Gabriel Gibson. I am named after my dad, Howard Gibson, but everyone calls me Gabriel or Gabe.
Current Project: I play the lead role of Nathan Gregory in the Studio 11 Films’ Nathan Gregory.
Where you were born/where you were raised? I was born in Washington D.C. but moved to Atlanta when I was four-years-old. I’m 11 now.
Zodiac Sign: I’m only 11 … I don’t know my zodiac sign

Why did you take this role? 
My dad came up to me and said, “Hey Gabe do you want to be in a movie?” and I just said, “Yeah, sure!”

Did you have any particular mentors or inspirations as a young actor? 
I am a young actor, but my dad’s a filmmaker so I have always been a around the cameras. He has always inspired me.

The one movie that you will never forget: 
This one, Nathan Gregory, because it was the first one I’ve ever been in.

Your personal acting idols: 
Will Smith. He has done a lot of great movies and I love them all.

Last good movie you saw: 
This summer I saw Men In Black 3, Brave, and The Amazing Spider Man. They were all really good movies.

Some films you consider classics: 
Shark Boy and Lava Girl. I really liked that movie. I loved the adventure and it made me want to become an actor. I also think The Wiz and Little Shop of Horrors are classics too.

Performer you would drop everything to go see: 
I would have loved to see Michael Jackson, but unfortunately he has already passed away.

Pop culture guilty pleasure: 
Guilty pleasure … What is that??!!

Favorite cities: 
Los Angeles and Washington D.C.

First CD, tape or LP you owned: 
I’ve never owned a CD or tape but I’ve downloaded Michael Jackson off the Internet.

Moment you knew you wanted to perform for a living: 
When I auditioned to be Michael Jackson in my school play. No one in my family knew what I was doing, they just knew I was in a play. When I got on stage, I turned it out! I had girls chasing me on the playground and teachers asking for my autograph the next day. It was great!

Worst flubbed line, missed cue or onstage mishap: 
At acting camp, I didn’t have my glasses on and I couldn’t see my lines. I didn’t see the word “bed” in the script and the word “our” looked like “out”, so when I read my lines out load I said “Lets just make out” instead of “Lets just make our beds.” It was so funny. Everyone just laughed.

Most challenging role you have played: 
This one, because I had to act in front of my dad; he was the director.

Worst job you ever had: 
I haven’t had one yet.

Career you would want if not a performer: 
An artist, because I love to draw. I’ve been doing it since I was age 2.

Three things you can’t live without: 
My family, a piece of paper and a pen.