Norn in Long Island, New York, Gabriel Sloyer appeared as Hugo Sanchez on the crime drama series show Power.
Norn in Long Island, New York, Gabriel Sloyer appeared as Hugo Sanchez on the crime drama series show Power.( Source : instagram )

Gabriel Sloyer will portray the role of Ricardo in the newest romance comedy holiday film Christmas With You.

Directed by Gabriela Tagliavini, Christmas With You is set to land on our screen on November 17, 2022. Based on the screenplay written by Paco Farias and Jennifer C. Stetson, the filming of the movie took place entirely in New York.

Long Island native Gabriel is best known for her role in Rockstar games video game RedDead Redemption 2 (2018). The actor provided the motion capture and gave his voice to Javier Escuella.

Moreover, Sloyer is notable for portraying Felipe in the comedy-drama streaming television series Orange Is The NewBlack (OITNB), which premiered on July 11, 2013. The seventh and final season of the series landed on July 26, 2019.

With a career spanning over a decade, Gabriel has appeared in many television films and series. He never disappoints his fans with his performance and is always seeking new opportunities to showcase his talent. Here are some more facts to learn about the actor.

1. Gabriel Sloyer Is Ricardo In Christmas With You

American actor Gabriel Sloyer landed the role of Ricardo in the upcoming holiday rom-com Christmas With You.

Arriving in time for the holiday season, the film stars Aimee Garcia and Freddie Prinze Jr. in the leading role. Filmed in New York, specifically in New York City, the movie has a budget of less than $10 million and gives the perfect cheery vibes of the Christmas holidays.

Sloyer will appear in the supporting role alongside Grace Dumdaw, Deja Monique Cruz, Lawrence J. Hughes, Zenzi Williams, Matthew Grimaldi, Nicollette Stephanie Templier, Emily Davidson, Elisa Bocanegra, Helena Betancourt, and Sammy Peralta.

Gabriel Sloyer portrays Ricardo in the upcoming holiday rom-com Christmas With You.
Gabriel Sloyer portrays Ricardo in the upcoming holiday rom-com Christmas With You. ( Source : instagram )

The film centers on a pop star Angelina (Aimee Garcia), whose career might be on the line if she fails to give a jolly hit. As the star scrolls down her social media feed, she comes across a young fan Cristina singing one of her songs and wishing to meet her idol.

It doesn't take long for Angelina to pack up her bags and visit the young fan in a small city in New York. During the meeting, the singer meets Cristina's father, Miguel (Freddie Prinze Jr), a music teacher who happens to be single.

As the pair get to know each other better, they write a song together and find the true meaning of love. In the trailer, viewers saw Angelina saying to her agent "I really think this could be the one" and receiving a positive response about where she is referring to Miguel or the song.

2. Gabriel Sloyer Is In His Mid-30s

Born in 1987 in Long Island, New York, United States, Gabriel Sloyer is thirty-five years old. The actor is recently in the limelight for his upcoming holiday film Christmas With You.

Sloyer entered the entertainment industry with the 2010 short film "Department of Homeland (in) Security, directed by Pablo Gomez-Castro. The short comedy-drama starred Gabriel as Carlos, Cherie Mendez as Meg, and Len Rella as Clerk.

Power star Gabriel Sloyer pictured with actor Brett Dalton.
Power star Gabriel Sloyer pictured with actor Brett Dalton. ( Source : instagram )

He then appeared in an episode of the television series Parker & Steve. The same year, Sloyer portrayed the role of Gary in the drama series Pushing Dreams. His other television series credits include playing Marco Ramos in Limitless and Gabriel Costa in The Blacklist.

With the RedDead series, Gabriel was cast as the motion capture and voice actor for Javier Escuella in RedDead Redemption 2. He also voiced Oscar Guzman in another Rockstar title "Grand Theft Auto V."

In addition to his achievements, Gabriel played the role of Hugo Sanchez on the crime drama television series Power, created and produced by Courtney A. Kemp. The Starz series aired from June 7, 2014, to February 9, 2020.

3. Gabriel Sloyer Has A Brother

Christmas With You star Gabriel Sloyer is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling. The actor occasionally shares loving childhood photos of himself with his brother.

On December 2, 2018, Gabriel took to her Instagram and shared a cute childhood picture of him and his brother. He captioned the post, "My brother and I celebrating the launch of RDR2 Online multiplayer @sfumato8."

Gabriel and his brother celebrating the launch of RDR2 Online multiplayer.
Gabriel and his brother celebrating the launch of RDR2 Online multiplayer. ( Source : instagram )

Gabriel has also shared an old picture of his grandfather on the platform. He wrote in the caption, "My grandfather, Javier Alfonso the first, in Colombia." The actor is incredibly close to his family and is seen occasionally sharing loving pictures of them.

On June 7, 2019, Sloyer shared a picture of his beloved father Javier II standing next to his father Javier I. He captioned the post, "Outlaw prequel. My grandfather Javier I with my father Javier II. Smooth criminals."

Gabriel shared the picture of his father and grandfather.
Gabriel shared the picture of his father and grandfather. ( Source : instagram )

4. Sloyer As Diaz In The Upcoming Crime Drama Griselda

In 2021, Gabriel was cast to play the role of Diaz in the crime drama streaming television mini-series Griselda.

Directed by Andrea Baiz and produced by Sofia Vergara and Eric Newman, the series is based on a notorious drug trafficker Griselda Blanco. The six-episode series chronicles the real life of the trafficker, who formed one of the most profitable cartels.

Vergara will play the role of Griselda in a new Netflix limited series. The mini-series comes from Justified and Empire writer Escajeda, who is a writer, executive producer, and showrunner. Filming for the series started on January 17, 2022, in Los Angeles.

Gabriel clicks with his RedDead Redemption 2 crew members.
Gabriel clicks with his RedDead Redemption 2 crew members. ( Source : instagram )

The series will star Alberto Guerra as Dario, Vanessa Ferlito as Isabel, Alberto Ammann as Alberto Bravo, Christian Tappan as Arturo, Diego Trujillo as German Panesso, Paulina Davila as Carmen, Juliana Rodriguez as Rivi, Jose Zuniga as Amilcar, and Julieth Restrepo as Marta Ochoa.

5. Sloyer Is An Animal Lover

Besides acting, Christmas With You star Gabriel Sloyer has a deep love for animals. The actor is often seen sharing cute pictures of different animals on his social handle.

He is fond of riding horses as evidenced by his Instagram. On October 31, 2018, he shared a funny picture of himself riding a horse and added the caption, "When your girlfriend calls you for dinner, but you've been riding for days."

Gabriel loves being close with horses. He is an avid animal lover.
Gabriel loves being close with horses. He is an avid animal lover. ( Source : instagram )

On November 27, 2018, Sloyer added a cozy picture of his cute dog with the caption, "Winter is coming. Hold your puggle tight." On May 3, 2019, he added another photo of himself riding a horse. He captioned the post, "I don't always ride horses, but when I do..."

Another adoring post with a horse came on May 20, 2019, with the caption, "Keep your friends close, but your horses closer." An avid animal lover, Gabriel loves spending his days with horses. On May 19, 2021, he shared a joyous photo of himself with his cat.

Christmas With You star Gabriel clicks with his cat.
Christmas With You star Gabriel clicks with his cat. ( Source : instagram )

6. He Is Approachable On Instagram

Sloyer is easily accessible on Instagram under the username @gabrielsloyerceron. With 151 posts, the actor enjoys an impressive fan base of over 26k followers on the platform.

His Instagram accounts showcase his personal and professional life with regular updates about his recent and upcoming projects. Moreover, Sloyer loves sharing beautiful pictures of his family members on special occasions and never hesitates to adore them.