Gale Harold

Inside Biography


Gale Morgan Harold is an American actor and a reputed personality. He is best known for his leading and recurring roles on popular gay drama, Queer as Folk. He has other roles in many series such as Deadwood, Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy and The Secret Circle.

Early Life and Education

Gale Harold was born on July 10, 1969, in Decatur, Georgia, U.S. He belongs to the white ethnic background holding an American nationality. He has an older sister and a younger brother.

Harold was born in an average working cla s s family to an engineer father and a real estate agent mother who were both followers of Pentecostalism. He attended South West Dekalb High School and The Lovett School.

Harold attended American University in Washington on a soccer scholarship, where he started a Liberal Arts degree in romance literature. He moved to San Francisco, California to study photography at the San Francisco Art Institute.


Harold worked for several jobs including construction, bartender, waiter and apprentice motorcycle mechanic, and restorer. His friend, Susan Landau, daughter of actor, Martin Landau, suggested him try acting in 1997.

Harold was accepted into the Actors Conservatory Program with the cla s sical theater company named 'Noise Within'. He made his theatrical debut appearing as Bunny in Gillian Plowman's Me and My Friends.

Harold started acting at the age of 28. He made his debut casting as a central character, Brain Kinney on popular gay drama, Queer as Folk. He made his New York theatrical debut playing Josh in the series named Uncle Bob, during the summer hiatus from Queer as Folk.

Personal Life and Affairs

Harold, age 47, is not married. He currently lives in Decatur, Georgia. He has appeared in several movies and TV shows throughout his career.

Talking about his personal life, he started dating his girlfriend, Yara Martinez, a fine television actor in 2011. The couple was seen enjoying a romantic afternoon in Vancouver, Canada. However, they broke up after staying in the relation for few years.

Harold dated, a stunning, Danielle Saklofsky after a breakup with his previous girlfriend. The couple had an affair for several of years. They had a tough break-up with each obtaining a restraining order against each other.

According to Daily Mail, Harold has granted a restraining order against his ex-girlfriend, Danielle. He said that she tried to strike him on the head with a jar full of coins and was afraid of her.

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Harold stands an incredible height of 1.8 meters (6 feet 1 inch). He has earned a well-deserved salary from his acting career and has maintained a wonderful net worth of 1.5 million.

Social Media

Harold does not seem active on social media. His fan page is available on popular social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


by Bchrome, 29 May, 2017

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