Raphael Pichey Gavron (born 24 June 1989), simply called Rafi Gavron, is a British-American actor.
Rafi Gavron is known for his supporting roles in the films Nick And Noah’s Infinite Playlist, Breaking And Entering, and A Star Is Born.
He has also featured in God Father Of Harlem, and the series Life Unexpected.
|WIKI FACTS & ABOUT DATA|
|Full Name:||Raphael Pichey Gavron|
|Stage Name:||Rafi Gavron|
|Born:||24 June 1989|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Place of Birth:||Hendon, London, England|
|Parents:||Simon Gavron, Martha Pichey|
|Siblings:||Benjamin Gavron, Moses Gavron|
|Girlfriend • Wife:||Claire Holt (ex.)|
|Occupation:||Actor • TV Personality|
Rafi Gavron was born on 14 June 1989 and given the full name Raphael Pichey Gavron.
He was born in Hendon, in the city of London, England.
He is the son of the late renowned British publisher called Simon Gavron.
However, Rafi Gavron‘s mother is an American and was raised in a Jewish family in North London.
Thus he has dual British and American citizenship.
Rafi Gavron has two younger brothers named Benjamin Gavron (born 1992) and Moses Gavron (born 1996).
His paternal grandmother’s parents were Baron Gavron, Robert Gavron, a British printing millionaire, Labour Life Peer and philanthropist, and the late Hannah Fyvel, born in Tel Aviv, who committed suicide at the ripe age of 29.
His great-grandfather was also a writer named Tesco R. Fyvel, who worked side-by-side with the legendary author George Orwell (author of Animal Farm).
His father’s half-sister (half-aunt) is a veteran director named Sarah Gavron.
Rafi Gavron was enrolled in an exclusive private school even though he had no interest to study.
As a result, he abandoned school at the age of 15 and opted for his first substantial film during that period.
Rafi Gavron got his breakthrough in the movie industry in the late Anthony Minghella‘s romantic crime drama titled Breaking And Entering in 2006. Furthermore, he played the role of a burglar ‘Miro‘, starring Jude Law, Robin Wright, and Juliette Binoche.
His excellent performance won him a nomination for the British Independent Film Award for the Most Promising Newcomer in 2006, including a nomination at the Times South Bank Breakthrough Award for the Most Exciting New Face of 2006.
In 2008, Rafi Gavron played a gay singer called Dev, together with Michael Cera and Kat Dennings, in the comedy film titled Nick and Noah’s Infinite Playlist. He appeared as Farid in the New Line Fantasy film titled Inkheart, alongside Paul Bettany, Brenden Fraser, and Helen Mirren. The film was released in 2008 in the United Kingdom and 2009 in the United States of America.
Later in 2012, Rafi played the role of Rupert Bates in the romantic comedy-drama Celeste and Jesse Forever, featuring Andy Samberg and Rashida Jones. He also portrayed Dwayne Johnson‘s Character’s son in the 2013 action film directed by Roman Wagh, titled Snitch.
Likewise, he appeared in the action film Tracer in 2015, like Dylan and Patty Cake in The Land‘s drama movie in 2016.
Rafi Gavron was on the big screen of Bradley Cooper‘s acclaimed musical romantic mega film titled A Star Is Born, as Rez Gavron alongside the legendary superstar Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper‘s.
The movie premiered in Venice and Toronto International Film Festival and has been nominated several times in award ceremonies. Rafi Gavron made his anticipated TV debut in 2007 in season two of HBO’s historical drama series titled Rome.
He also appeared with the guest role of Hamid Al-Zarian, in Fox’s action-drama series titled 24 in 2009 alongside Kiefer Sutherland. He also played the recurring role of Bug/ Bobby in the 2010 teen series titled Life Unexpected.
In early 2011, Rafi Gavron was featured in NBC’s Comedy-drama titled Parenthood as Troy Quinn. He was also in the series Mary + Jane, From Dusk To Dawn, and Bones. He was cast in the recurring role of Rainey in the Amazon psychological thriller web series titled Homecoming in 2018 alongside Julia Roberts and Bobby Cannavale. The series gained several award nominations.
Furthermore, Rafi Gavron played the role of Party in Huru‘s World War II series titled Catch 22 in 2019 alongside Chandler and George Clooney.
Despite the fame and celebrity attention he gets, Rafi Gavron is not an active participator on social media.
However, the American actor still has impressive followers, especially his Instagram followed by 826 followers. He is also available on Facebook but not on Twitter.
- Instagram: @rafi_gavron
- Facebook: Rafi Gavron
Rafi Gavron is an actor that keeps his body feat, no wonder he has an athletic body type that weighs 84 kg (185Ibs) in compliment of an average height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m). His handsome look is complimented by his Dark brown hair and brown eyes.
About his love life, Rafi Gavron dated Australian TV actress, Claire Holt in 2009 in a short-term relationship that lasted until early 2010. However, reasons for their untimely breakup have remained undisclosed.
Rafi Gavron had an unprecedented setback in December 2013, after he was arrested twice within the space of 12 hours. Firstly, for intoxicated driving, also known as DUI, and then charged with domestic violence for kicking, punching, and hitting his girlfriend because she refused him money.
He was subsequently charged to court, and in February 2014, he pleaded “no contest” to the crimes of domestic violence and was sentenced to a 5-year probational period.
Rafi Gavron is one of the very few wealthiest and influential actors. This may be due to his wealthy background explaining his estimated $8 million net worth.
However, the American is known for his job as an actor only.
Rafi Gavron made his debut in the exciting drama titled Breaking And Entering in 2006. His talents and vastness have granted him more films and television series.
Raphael Pichey Gavron has quite an interesting filmography.
- 2006 Breaking as Miro Simic
- 2008 Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist as Dev
- 2012 Celeste and Jesse Forever as Rupert Bates
- The Cold Light of Day as Josh Shaw
- My Games as Lex
- 2013 Snitch as Jason Collins
- 2015 Tracers as Dylan
- 2016 The Land as Patty Cake
- Love Is All You Need? as Stan
- 2018 A Star Is Born as Rez Gavron
- 2020 Books of Blood as Simon
- 2007 Rome as Duro (3 episodes)
- 2009 24 as Hamid Al-Za (3 episodes)
- 2010 Life Unexpected as Bobby “Bug” Guthrie ( 8 episodes)
- 2011 CSI: Miami as Sean Moran (1 episode)
- 2011 Parenthood as Troy Quinn (2 episodes)
- 2016 Mary + Jane as #softs3rve (1 episode)
- 2016 From Dusk till Dawn: The Series as Pablo (1 episode)
- 2017 Bones as Benny Pence (1 episode)
- 2018 Homecoming as Rainey (2 episodes)
- 2018 Counterpart as Edgar (2 episodes)
- 2019 Catch-22 as Aarfy Aardvark (6 episodes)
- 2019-present Godfather of Harlem as Ernie Nunzi
- 2020 Westworld as Roderick (2 episodes)