Gabriel Weston Kaplan is an American comedian, actor and professional poker player. He played the named teacher in the 1970s sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter. He later became a professional poker player, and commentator for the series High Stakes Poker on GSN.
|Residence:||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Born:||Gabriel Weston Kaplan, March 31, 1945, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Highest ITM, Main Event finish:||13th, 1991|
|IMDb:||Gabe Kaplan's IMDb|
About Gabe Kaplan
Played a popular comedic role on the television series, Welcome Back, Kotter, which earned him a role as team captain for ABC's Battle of the Network Stars.
He eventually began working as a bellman and stand-up comedian although he originally wanted to become a baseball star.
Besides acting, he is also a joint commentator in many poker related shows.
His parents are named Dorothy and Charles.
He was replaced by Norm Macdonald as co-host for the show, High Stakes Poker in its seventh season.
Information related to Gabe Kaplan
- http://www.worldpokertour.com/players/?x=profile&id=2789 World Poker Tour profile
- http://pokerdb.thehendonmob.com/player.php?a=r&n=14510 Hendon Mob tournament results