Gabe Khouth, Beloved Once Upon a Time Star, Dead at 46

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Sad news out of Hollywood this morning. 

Gabe Khouth, who is best known for his role as Sneezy/Tom Clark on ABC's Once Upon a Time, died on July 23. 

His friend and fellow actor, Peter Kelamis revealed the heartbreaking news on Twitter, and he also revealed the cause of death. 


"On July 23rd, my friend, Gabe Kouth appeared to suffer a cardiac arrest while riding his motorcycle and tragically died as a result," Kelamis shared.

"Gabe ALWAYS put a smile on everyone’s face. My deepest condolences to his Family and friends RIP-You kind, kind soul."

Khouth also had roles on Supernatural, iZombie, A Series of Unfortunate Events, and Life Sentence. 

He also played Skip the Elf in the Santa Baby TV movies. 

Once Upon a Time co-creator Adam Horowitz also paid tribute to the actor. 


"Terribly saddened to learn of the passing of Gabe Khouth... a lovely man, a great talent, and an indelible part of Once Upon A Time since the beginning," he shared, adding:

"But more importantly, he was our friend. He will be missed. RIP, Gabe."

Khouth's Once Upon a Time co-star, Lee Arenberg wrote the following:

"Devastated beyond words!!! My on screen brother gone way too soon!! Gabe was sweet and spicy, hilarious and loveable and a pure talent... RIP @gabekhouth I ❤️u!!! #UntilWeMeetAgain."

Emilie de Ravin, who played Bell on all seven seasons of the series took to Instagram with the following post:

Jason Burkart, who played Little John on the ABC fantasy drama, also reacted to the sad news. 

"I’m totally saddened by the loss of our good friend Gabe @gabekhouth You will forever be in our hearts and memories," before giving fans a location to pay their respects.  "

"Thanks for all the belly laughs. Love ya buddy."

Burkart followed that tweet up with a message from Khouth's brother, which you can watch below. 

We extend our thoughts and prayers to Gabe Khouth's friends and family during this difficult time. 

A GoFundMe has been set up by Khouth's older brother, Sam, and you can donate to it by clicking here.

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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