|Ari’el Stachel Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||July 29, 1991|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Ari’el Stachel is an American actor, stage artist, and singer who is best known for originating the role of Haled in the stage musical The Band’s Visit, a role for which he won the 2018 Tony Award for “Featured Actor in a Musical”. He has also been cast in shows and movies like The Two Princes, Respect the Jux, Blue Bloods, Don’t Worry Darling, Can Hitler Happen Here?, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Billions, Zola, Jessica Jones, and Father Must Die.
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States
New York, United States
Ari’el Stachel studied at Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California, and then enrolled at Oakland School for the Arts (OSA), a visual and performing arts charter school in Oakland, California.
Afterward, he attended the New York University Tisch School of the Arts and studied drama.
Actor, Stage Artist, Singer
- Father – He was raised in Israel.
- Mother – Laura Stachel (Former Medical Doctor who Founded the nonprofit “We Care Solar”)
Ari’el Stachel has been repped by Authentic Talent and Literary Management, Brooklyn, New York, United States.
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Ari’el Stachel is of Yemenite Jewish descent on his father’s side and has Ashkenazi Jew ancestry on his mother’s side.
Ari’el Stachel Facts
- His father was born to Yemenite Jewish immigrants.
- He grew up in Berkeley, California.
- Ari’el Stachel’s parents divorced when he was young and he decided to adopt his mother’s last name.
- He has stated that he was uncomfortable with his ethnic heritage while growing up.
- He was 15 years old when he was cast in his first role in a school musical at Berkeley High School.
- In October 2015, Ari’el Stachel played the role of Chuck Murtaugh in an episode titled Rush to Judgment of the CBS police procedural drama series Blue Bloods.
- Before securing his role in The Band’s Visit, he auditioned 7 times over 9 months and this role got him nominated for the Drama Desk Award and Lucille Lortel Award in the “Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical” category. Also, the cast received the Daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program”.
- From 2019 to 2020, Ari’el Stachel was cast as Prince Amir of the East in the scripted LGBTQ+ fantasy action adventure podcast The Two Princes.
- He was seen in the recurring role of Sergeant Hasim Khaldun in the police procedural crime drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit from 2020 to 2022.
- Alongside Taylour Paige, Riley Keough, Nicholas Braun, and Colman Domingo, Ari’el Stachel co-starred as Sean in the 2020 black comedy crime film Zola.
- He brought to life the character of Kevin in the 2022 psychological thriller film Don’t Worry Darling, starring Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Olivia Wilde, Gemma Chan, KiKi Layne, Nick Kroll, and Chris Pine.
Featured Image by Ari’el Stachel / Instagram