Gabe Kaplan

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TV Actor
Date of Birth March 31, 1945
Place of Birth New York
Age 75 years old
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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
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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.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

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

  • World Poker Tour profile
  • Hendon Mob tournament results
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Latest information about Gabe Kaplan updated on November 30, 2020.

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