Gabriel Basso is an American actor best known for his starring role as Adam, the son of Cathy (Laura Linney), in the comedy-drama television series The Big C.
Basso was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He booked two feature films in St. Louis, Meet Bill with Aaron Eckhart; and Alice Upside Down, starring Alyson Stoner, along with his older sister Alexandria.
Basso came to Los Angeles and managed to land professional representation his first week there. He booked lead roles in two pilots, Ghost Town and C3, in which he and his younger sister Annalise played brother and sister.
He also had a guest-star role in the popular Nickelodeon show, iCarly, starring Miranda Cosgrove.
Basso can be seen in his breakout role as Hal in the independent family film Alabama Moon, starring John Goodman and Clint Howard, directed by Tim McCanlies, and based on the best-selling novel by Watt Key.