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Eyal Podell

Eyal Podell stars as Evram Mintz in Defying Gravity, a one-hour drama about a team of astronauts on a six-year mission in outer space. As psychiatrist and medical officer on board the spaceship, Evram also struggles to fight his own past and present demons.

Among Eyal's many recent television credits are multiple episode arcs on FOX's 24 and the CW's The Game; along with guest star turns on House for FOX; and CSI and Without a Trace, both for CBS. He also starred in the ABC Family original film A Pizza My Heart, and in Hallmark Channel's At First Sight.

Among his additional television credits are CSI:NY, ER, The West Wing, E-Ring, Commander in Chief, Crossing Jordan, Eyes, Spike Lee's Sucker Free City, and a two-year run on the top rated daytime drama The Young and the Restless.

After making his big screen debut playing Al Pacino's son in The Insider, Eyal went on to work alongside Gene Hackman in Behind Enemy Lines. Other film credits include Unconditional Love, Blowing Smoke, and the independent feature Hard Scrambled.

Born in Israel and raised in Hong Kong and New York, Eyal attended Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire before making the move to LA and starting his acting career. In addition to acting, Eyal has written multiple screenplays and is in the process of producing USONIA, a biographical drama about Eyal's grandparents and their quest to build a utopian community with the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Eyal Podell Facts

BirthdayNovember 11, 1975 (45)
BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel
Height5' 10½" (1m79)  How tall is Eyal Podell compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Deep Blue Sea
Behind Enemy Lines
Defying Gravity: Season 1
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil
Just Like in the Movies
Don't Ever Change
Behind Enemy Lines Ii: Axis of Evil Blu-ray
The Chaos Factor
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