Jim Abele

Jim Abele

Jim Abele (born 13 November 1960) is an actor,

He played Mike Donovan, a rapist and murderer of young boys, in Showtime's series, DEXTER.


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His film credits include roles in The Commission (2003); Playing by Heart (1998); Wolfpack (1988 Video); Student Affairs (1987); and Wimps (1986 Video).

TV Movies

His TV movies include Taking Back Our Town (2001); When Billie Beat Bobby (2001); Model Behavior (2000); and A Wing and a Prayer (1998).


His TV credits include appearances on How to Get Away with Murder; Major Crimes; Code Black; NCIS; Transparent; Pretty Little Liars; Welcome to the Family; GCB; The Middle; Castle; Greek; Proposition 8 Trial Re-Enactment (series documentary); Women's Murder Club; Cold Case; Mad Men; Big Love; Inconceivable; Blind Justice; JAG; Crossing Jordan; The West Wing; Charmed; Angel; NYPD Blue; Judging Amy; 24; Six Feet Under; Providence; The Agency; Boston Public; The Huntress; Bull; The Wonderful World of Disney; Any Day Now; The Pretender; Silk Stalkings; Nash Bridges; Chicago Hope; Oh Baby; The Larry Sanders Show; Caroline in the City; Total Security; Law & Order; New York Undercover; and Lifestories: Families in Crisis.

Video Games

  • 2011: L.A. Noire

Personal Life

Abele was born in Syracuse, New York.

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