From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gabriel "Gabe" Nevins (born August 26, 1991) is a professional actor who landed the star role in Gus Van Sant’s 2007 film Paranoid Park. The film premiered at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival as one of the 22 films in the competition, and won the extra-special 60th anniversary prize. In 2006, the Milwaukie, Oregon, native was spotted and cast as the lead in director Gus Van Sant's Paranoid Park while auditioning to be a skateboarding extra. Nevins attended Rex Putnam High School. Description above from the Wikipedia article Gabe Nevis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.