How do you become New York City's best closer? You don't play by the rules.
Harvey Specter has built a career and reputation by breaking the rules. Whether it's picking up cocktail waitresses, inspiring witnesses or bullying CEOs, Harvey's shoot-from-the-hip style has made him an effective lawyer and a slick character.
But has Harvey forgotten why he got into law? Hiring Mike Ross as his associate might have been his best decision yet. With Mike taking on the low-profile pro bono cases, Harvey will rediscover what makes justice so sweet.
Gabriel Macht stars as Harvey Specter in SUITS.
As a talented actor dedicated to his craft, Gabriel Macht has paved a steady career with roles across film, television and theater.
Recently, Macht was seen in Edward Zwick's highly acclaimed, "Love & Other Drugs" where he starred opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway who were both nominated for Golden Globes ® for their performances.
On the big screen, Macht also starred in the comic book inspired film, "The Spirit" as the male lead opposite Jaime King. He was previously seen in Robert De Niro's critically acclaimed film, "The Good Shepherd" with Matt Damon and Angelina Jolie.
Macht's additional screen credits include the romantic comedy "Because I Said So" with Diane Keaton; Joel Schumacher's" Bad Company" opposite Anthony Hopkins; "The Recruit" opposite Al Pacino and Colin Farrell; "Behind Enemy Lines" with Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman and "American Outlaws" where he first starred opposite Colin Farrell. His role in "A Love Song for Bobby Long" garnered Macht critical acclaim for his performance as the tormented writer, Lawson Pines'. Macht starred opposite John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson in the 2004 film.
On television, Macht has had guest starring roles on "Sex and the City," "The Others," and starred in the ABC film, "The Audrey Hepburn Story "as William Holden.
Macht remains active in the theater and is involved with the Mad Dog Theater Company in New York where he produced the play "To Whom It May Concern" for the company at the Belgrade International Theatre Festival in 1997. His other theater credits include "Picasso" at the Lapin Agile at Promenade Theater and Theater on the Square; "Turnaround" at the Coast Playhouse; "La Ronde" at Williamstown; "What the Butter Saw" at Arena Stage; as well as Orestes, "Twelfth Night" and "Molly's Dream" at Williamstown.
Macht first won over audiences with his debut role at age eight in the film "Why Would I Lie." For his performance, Macht was nominated for the Best Young Motion Picture Actor Award. Briefly withdrawing from the business as a child, he returned as an adult with favorable roles that further developed his talents.
Macht studied theatre at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and currently resides in New York.