Eyal Podell

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Eyal Podell (English pronunciation: /eɪˈjɑːl pɵˈdɛl/; Hebrew: אייל פודל‎; born November 11, 1975 in Tel Aviv, Israel) is an Israeli-born American actor who is known for his portrayal of Professor Adrian Korbel on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. Podell recently played the role of Dr. Evram Mintz on the ABC sci-fi drama series Defying Gravity. After spending the first two years of his childhood in Israel, Eyal and his family relocated to the United States for a year and then moved to Hong Kong, China, where he lived until the age of eight. Upon his return to the United States, his family settled in to New York's Westchester County. He attended Byram Hills High School in Armonk with fellow actor Sean Maher. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire where he had a double-major in government and theatre. Since arriving in Los Angeles, Eyal has worked consistently in both film and television. His big-screen debut came playing Al Pacino's son in The Insider. He was trained as a classical actor at the National Theater Institute, part of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. In addition to his acting talents, he has also penned three screenplays.
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