Gabriel Jarret (born Gabriel Kronsberg) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as the young genius Mitch Taylor in the 1985 comedy film Real Genius in which he co-starred with Val Kilmer.Jarret's first film was Going Ape! In 1981. Other film roles include The Karate Kid Part III (as a club-goer who gets his nose broken after taking a bribe to hit on Ralph Macchio's date), Apollo 13, and Last Days. Jarret made guest appearances in 21 Jump Street, L.A. Law, Party of Five, and The West Wing. Jarret appeared as 1st Officer Chapman in Poseidon. He performed in the Ron Howard film Frost/Nixon as Nixon speechwriter Ken Khachigian. Jarret is also an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter and shares his passion for the deaf community onstage as well. He is a stage actor who has performed with Terrylene in Sweet Nothing in My Ear (Minneapolis, MN) under the Mixed Blood Theatre Company.Jarret is also a lyricist and vocalist of the rock/alternative rock vein. In the early 1990s, Jarret fronted the Los Angeles-based rock band The Unknown. The band had limited success for a short period, once appearing at the House of Blues with soul great Tower of Power. The band attracted some record label interest, but broke up before any deals materialized.