His 2003 release On My Own showcased his move in a different musical direction. Starting in 2005, Gil was the lead singer of Zoo Army. Zoo Army consisted of Gil, Tal (his brother), Roland Söns and Dominik Scholz. They released their first single "I'm Alive" and album 507 in the first half of 2006. In 2010, Gil formed another band,"Acht" which focuses on a driving hard rock sound.
Acht's debut album, "Stell dir vor," is entirely in German, reflecting a new domestic-marketing approach. He is also active as an actor and played the part of Christoph in the Pro7-Production Endlich Sex! (Finally Sex!) in 2004 and Stefan Döbbelin in the TV two-part Sturmflut, Die (The Storm Tide) in 2006. His latest role is Max in the psycho-thriller Strip Mind which opened in Germany on January 3, 2007. His Israeli father, Abi Ofarim, was a star in his own right, a folk artist, who had a group with his first wife Esther Ofarim. Gil's mother, Sandy, is Abi's third wife. Gil speaks German, Hebrew, and English.
He sings in English and German. Although Gil is virtually unknown in mainstream United States, he has an impressive underground fan following. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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