In a tragic accident, the Canadian actor Gabe Khouth died on Tuesday.
The actor suffered from cardiac arrest
The actor was 46 and died in a motorbike crash after he suffered a cardiac arrest while riding his bike. Khouth was best known for his role as Tom Clark/ Sneezy in the American fantasy drama Once Upon A Time.
Friends expressed their grief on social media
The death was first announced by his friend, actor Peter Kelamis on Friday via Twitter. His tweet read: Gabe ALWAYS put a smile on everyone’s face. Kelamis moved on to express his condolences to his family and friends.
On July 23rd, my friend, Gabe Kouth appeared to suffer a cardiac arrest while riding his motorcycle and tragically died as a result.
Gabe ALWAYS put a smile on everyone’s face.
My deepest condolences to his Family and friends
RIP-You kind, kind soul#Heartbroken #gonetoosoon pic.twitter.com/YxM516Xrxh
— Peter Kelamis (@PeterKelamis) July 26, 2019
Khouth’s brother Sam Vincent also posted a video on Twitter in which he said that Gabe went out doing what he loved and he’s at peace now. He further said that his brother loved to ride.
Khouth’s agent Natasha Trisko Pezzento also confirmed his death. Many of Khouth’s friends and co-actors expressed their condolences. Once Upon A Time, co-actor Adam Horowitz remembered him as a lovely man, a great talent and an indelible part of the show.
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. But more importantly, he was our friend. He will be missed. RIP, Gabe.
— Adam Horowitz (@AdamHorowitzLA) July 26, 2019
Lee Arenberg, aka Grumpy tweeted that he’s devastated from the news. He remembered Gabe as sweet and spicy, hilarious and loveable and a pure talent.
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 https://t.co/825QhvEJ1V pic.twitter.com/omAlEHPrtb
— lee arenberg (@leearenberg) July 26, 2019
Jason Burkart also expressed his grief over the loss of a good friend. He also shared a video in which Vincent encouraged people to come out to the roadside memorial to pay tribute.
— Jason Burkart (@JasonBurkart) July 26, 2019
Khouth rose to fame with his role of Tom Clark in Once Upon A Time. He joined the TV series in its first season in 2011. He had appeared in a total of 43 episodes over the seven series of the show which ended in May in 2018.
He has also acted in Life Sentence, A Series of Unfortunate Events, iZombie, and Supernatural. Khouth has also lent his voice in series like Beyblade Burst and Fruit Ninja.