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Gil McKinney is the American actor who portrays Prince Eric on ABC's Once Upon a Time.


Mark Gilbert McKinney, professionally known as Gil McKinney, was born on February 5, 1979 in Houston, Texas.[1] He is a graduate of the University of Southern California and earned a bachelor's degree in voice performance with a minor in music theater.[2] His guest starring work on television include The WB's courtroom drama Just Legal, FOX sitcom The Loop, TNT crime series Saving Grace, CBS supernatural thriller Ghost Whisperer, the police procedural oriented shows Without a Trace, CSI, The Mentalist, Castle and Past Life as well as medical drama Grey's Anatomy.[3]

Gil's best known roles have been on ER for twenty-three episodes as Dr. Paul Grady, Derek Bishop on Friday Night Lights and as the noted Henry Winchester on Supernatural. In film, he debuted in the 2003 horror movie Jeepers Creepers II and went to work on Elvis Has Left the Building, Witches' Night, The Grudge 3 and Hitchcock.

On September 4, 2016, Gil announced the birth of his daughter, Vivienne James, via his Twitter account.[4]



Note: "Archive" denotes archive footage.

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    • Anubis16 wrote:Does anyone find it ironic that a man named ''Gil ''is playing the love interest of a mermaid Did you fig...
    • Nooooooo...guess I got my hopes up too soon for Matt Bomer </3.

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