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Zachary Burr Abel is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Carter Anderson in Make It or Break It.

Biography[]

Abel was born and raised in Middletown, Indiana, on September 4, 1980. As an adult, he studied finance and international business at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. At some point, he developed an interest in acting, and started a career by appearing in a guest-star role in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. From 2009 to 2011, Abel portrayed Carter Anderson in the ABC Family-produced drama series Make It or Break It. For this role, he was nominated for a 2010 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star Male. Abel stopped acting in 2012, but returned with guest-star roles on episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Criminal Minds.

On Criminal Minds[]

Abel portrayed Bill Seavers, the husband (and later attempted victim) of serial killer Mark Tolson, in the Season Twelve episode "A Good Husband".

Filmography[]

  • The Imperfect Picture (2021) Short - Anna's Lover
  • Weird Weird Times (2020) TV series - Unspecified roles (also a producer for 12 episodes)
  • One by One (2018) - Jake
  • High Expectasians - "The Casting Workshop" (2017) TV episode - Brian Waterbaum
  • Criminal Minds - "A Good Husband" (2017) TV episode - Bill Seavers
  • je vous adore (2012) Short - Claire's Boyfriend
  • Shelter (2012) TV movie - Mitchell Taylor
  • The One 'N Done - "The Organic Date" (2012) TV episode - Rich
  • The Secret Circle - 2 episodes (2011) - Luke
  • Awkward. - 2 episodes (2011) - James McKibben
  • Night Club (2011) as Justin Palma
  • Make It or Break It - 26 episodes (2009-2011) - Carter Anderson (credited as Zachary Burr Abel)
  • 90210 - "Best Lei'd Plans" (2010) - Zach (credited as Zachary Burr Abel)
  • The Subpranos - 2 episodes (2010) - Jackson
  • The Big Bang Theory - "The Cornhusker Vortex" (2009) TV episode - Todd
  • Forget Me Not (2009) - Chad
  • Hot Sluts - 4 episodes (2009) - Kale
  • The Secret Life of the American Teenager - 4 episodes (2009) - Max (credited as Zachary Burr Abel)
  • My Alibi - 14 episodes (2008) - Jonah Madigan
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - "Goodbye and Good Luck" (2007) TV episode - Male Lover

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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