Abel Folk - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 20, 2022

Abel Folk
Profession: Actor, Voice Actor
Best Known For: Through My Window (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : August 28, 1959 (age 64)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Montesquiu, Barcelona, Spain
Birth Place: Abel Folk Gilsanz
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Ethnicity: Spanish
Nationality: Spanish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Gloria
Children: 3

Maria (daughter)
two sons

Body Measurements

Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Abel Folk?

Abel Folk is an actor, voice actor by profession, and Spanish by nationality. He is well known for starring in the films Xtrems, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and TV series Isabel, The Barrier, If I Hadn't Met You.

Abel Folk – Age, Parents, Siblings

Abel Folk was born on August 28, 1959, in Montesquiu, Barcelona, Spain. His birth name is Abel Folk Gilsanz. His personal information including the name and profession of his mother, father, and siblings is not known. It is also not known if his parents are still living.

young Abel Folk (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Like his early life, there are limited details when it comes to his educational history. His ethnicity is Spanish.

Abel Folk – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Abel Folk is currently happily married to his wife Gloria and has been together for decades. They have three children together- a daughter named Maria while the names of his two sons are unknown. He and his partner seem to be very much in love and there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Also, there are no records of his past girlfriends, relationships, or dating history.

Abel Folk with his wife and children (Image: Instagram- posted March 2016)

Abel Folk – Career

Early Days

Folk’s debut screen appearance was in the episodes of the TV series Terra d'escudella. This was followed by minor appearances in the TV series Novel·la (1980), Gran teatre (1980-1981), La Cucafera (1982), La comedia (1984), Una parella al vostre gust (1985), Recordar, peligro de muerte (1986), Delirios de amor (1989), El C.I.D. (1990-1992), etc and in the films La batalla del porro (1981), Hombres que rugen (1984), L'escot (1987), Los días del cometa (1989), The Long Winter (1992), to name a few.

Finally in 1993, Abel Folk was cast in the films Monturiol, el senyor del mar as Narcís Monturiol, and in Havanera 1820  as Ton Massana. The roles earned him multiple awards as his work is widely recognized and is considered his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Since then he has portrayed recurring characters in the episodes of the TV series All in the Game (1993), Arnau (1994), Secrets de família (1995), Laura (1998-1999), Raquel busca su sitio (2000), Mirall trencat (2002), Una nueva vida (2003), Ventdelplà (2008-2010), Isabel (2014), La embajada (2016), If I Hadn't Met You (2018), The Barrier (2020), to name a few.

Moreover, Folk has starred in the films What's It All About (1995), Gimlet (1995), Razones sentimentales (1996), Arian's Journey (2000), The Dancer Upstairs (2002), Face of Terror (2004), El coronel Macià (2006), Xtrems (2009), The Promise (2016), Through My Window (2022), among others.

Abel Folk in La Banyear (Image: MUBI)


On the set of Through My window, Abel Folk has worked alongside Pilar Castro, Eric Masip, Guillermo Lasheras, Hugo Arbues, Clara Galle.

Abel Folk – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Abel Folk is under review and will be updated.

Abel Folk – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Folk is followed by thousands of followers. He often posts about his work life.

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