In 2003, Gideon was the first winner of Gold Craft Award for Voice-Over at South Africa's prestigious Loerie Awards for advertising.
In 1995, Gideon won the National Vita Award for his performance in the stage play Heel Against the Head in South Africa.
Gideon has an honours degree in dramatic art from the University in Johannesburg.
Gideon climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in 1998.
Gideon has birthday on the same day as actor Jason Statham.
His nickname is Gid.
His height is 5' 10" (1.78 m).
Gideon: At the end of the day, when you're stripped of everything, all you have is how you dealt with people. Everything else is, ultimately, rubbish.