Zach Galifianakis

Actor / Screenwriter / Comedian / Film Producer | * 10/01/1969 (51) | Wilkesboro, North Carolina, USA
Zachary Knight Galifianakis (born October 1, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, and writer who came to prominence with his Comedy Central Presents special in 2001 and presented his own show called Late World with Zach on VH1 the following year. He has also starred in films, such as The Hangover trilogy (2009–2013), Due Date (2010), The Campaign (2012), Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) and Masterminds (2016). He has also had starring voice roles in Puss in Boots (2011), The Lego Batman Movie (2017) a... ()
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​Zacharias "Zach" Galifianakis is an American actor and stand-up comedian.  He is most widely known for his role as Alan in 2009's The Hangover, the highest grossing R rated comedy ever.  Prior to his explosion to the main stage Galifianakis was known mainly for his stand up act, which features a large amount of absurdist and self deprecating humor. Zach had worked for several years in film and television playing small once off roles, often playing maladjusted characters.  He also worked for two weeks as a writer on Saturday Night Live, a show he would later return to host.  Galifainakis achieved more fame appearing in a webseries, Between Two Ferns, of his own creation that features famous guest stars. Since his role in The Hangover, Zach has been cast in more big budget films and leading roles.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Drama

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Movies with Zach Galifianakis as Actor(59)

as Mr. Susan Link (voice)2019 Missing Link
as The Happy Medium2018 A Wrinkle in Time
as Gerrit2017 Tulip Fever
as The Joker (voice)2017 The Lego Batman Movie
as Jeff Gaffney2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses
as David Scott Ghantt2016 Masterminds
as himself2016 Queen Mimi
as himself2015 Tig
as Himself (archive footage)2014 Lennon or McCartney
as Hobo Joe2014 Muppets Most Wanted
as Ben Baker2013 Are You Here
as Captain Zach the Astronaut2013 Here Comes the Night Time
as himself2012 Mansome
as himself2012 The Bitter Buddha
as Marty Huggins2012 The Campaign
as Hobo Joe2011 The Muppets
as Alan Garner2011 The Hangover Part II
as Humpty Dumpty (voice)2011 Puss in Boots
as Ethan Tremblay2010 Due Date
as Hermit2010 Operation: Endgame
as Therman2010 Dinner for Schmucks
as Jerry2009 Youth in Revolt
as Alan Garner2009 The Hangover
as Ben2009 G-Force
as Steve2009 Up in the Air
as Dave the bear2008 What Happens in Vegas
as George2008 Visioneers
as himself2008 Largo
as Homeless Man2008 Gigantic
as Kevin2007 Into the Wild
as himself2007 Super High Me
as Himself / Seth Galifianakis2007 Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion
as Zach2006 The Pity Card
as Homeless Man2004 Zach and Avery of Fergus
as Weird Wally2002 Below
as Bill2001 Heartbreakers
as Luke2001 Out Cold
as Bus Stop Man2001 Bubble Boy
as Computer Hacker Dexter2001 Corky Romano
1999 Flushed

TV Shows/Series with Zach Galifianakis as Actor(29)

Movies with Zach Galifianakis as Crew(5)

Writing/Writer2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie
Production/Producer2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie
Production/Producer2012 The Campaign
Production/Executive Producer2007 Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion

Additional Information

Born: Wednesday, 10/01 1969 (October) in Wilkesboro (current age: 51 years + 26 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: North Carolina State University
Represented by: United Talent Agency, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
Related to: Nick Galifianakis
Other names for Zach Galifianakis (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Зак Галифианакис"
"Ζακ Γαλιφιανάκης"
Zach Galifianakis frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (33x, Actor)
Bill Hader (24x, Actor)
Patton Oswalt (19x, Actor)
Bob Odenkirk (17x, Actor)
Todd Phillips (17x, Crew)
Maya Rudolph (13x, Actress)
Alec Baldwin (10x, Actor)
Martin Short (10x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (10x, Actor)
Jon Stewart (10x, Actor)
Tina Fey (9x, Actress)
Louis C. K. (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:428, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/11/2020