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.
— Sam Vincent (@SamVincent71) July 26, 2019
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.