Gabriel Jarret is an American actor. He is best known for his role as the young genius Mitch Taylor in the 1985 comedy film Real Genius in which he co-starred with Val Kilmer. Jarret's first film was Going Ape! in 1981. Other film roles include The Karate Kid Part III, Apollo 13, and Last Days. Jarret made guest appearances in 21 Jump Street, L.A. Law, Party of Five, and The West Wing. Jarret appeared as 1st Officer Chapman in Poseidon. He performed in the Ron Howard film Frost/Nixon as Nixon speechwriter Ken Khachigian. Jarret is also an American Sign Language interpreter and shares his passion for the deaf community onstage as well. He is a stage actor who has performed with Terrylene in Sweet Nothing in My Ear under the Mixed Blood Theatre Company. Jarret is also a lyricist and vocalist of the rock/alternative rock vein. In the early 1990s, Jarret fronted the Los Angeles-based rock band The Unknown.
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About Gabriel Jarret
Known best for his teenage role as Mitch Taylor in the comedy movie Real Genius, Jarret also appeared in The Karate Kid: Part III and in episodes of Party of Five and L.A. Law.
He made his screen debut at the age of ten in the Paramount Pictures comedy film Going Ape!
He acted in the 2003 West Wing episode "Guns Not Butter."
Born Gabriel Kronsberg, he grew up in Los Angeles, California.
He and Val Kilmer co-starred in Real Genius.