Zach Galifianakis

Biography

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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.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

​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.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Zach Galifianakis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 72

Birthday 1969-10-01

Place of Birth Wilkesboro, North Carolina, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.zachgalifianakis.com/

Also Known As

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Something
2017 Tulip Fever
2017 The Lego Batman Movie as The Joker (voice)
2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses
2016 Masterminds as David Ghantt
2016 Queen Mimi as Himself
2016 Baskets(10 episodes) as Chip Baskets
2015 Tig as Himself
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special as Himself
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself (archive footage)
2014 Birdman as Jake
2014 Muppets Most Wanted as Hobo Joe
2013 Are You Here as Ben Baker
2013 The Hangover Part III as Alan
2012 The Campaign as Marty Huggins
2012 The Bitter Buddha as Himself
2012 Comedy Bang! Bang!(1 episode) as Himself
2012 Mansome as Himself
2012 Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie as Jim Joe Kelly
2011 The Muppets as Hobo Joe
2011 Puss in Boots as Humpty Alexander Dumpty (voice)
2011 The Hangover Part II as Alan Garner
2010 Due Date as Ethan Tremblay
2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special as Tairy Greene
2010 Dinner for Schmucks as Therman
2010 Operation: Endgame as Hermit
2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story as Bobby
2010 Fantasia in Best Show Minor
2009 Little Fish, Strange Pond as Bucky
2009 Bored to Death(30 episodes) as Ray Hueston
2009 Youth in Revolt as Jerry
2009 Up in the Air as Steve
2009 G-Force as Ben
2009 The Hangover as Alan Garner
2008 Gigantic as Homeless Man
2008 Visioneers as George
2008 What Happens in Vegas as Dave the bear
2008 Largo
2008 Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis(26 episodes)
2007 Super High Me as Himself
2007 The Comedians of Comedy: Live at The Troubadour as Himself
2007 Into the Wild as Kevin
2007 Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion as Himself / Seth Galifianakis
2007 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!(79 episodes) as Tairy Greene
2006 The Pity Card as Zach
2006 Dog Bites Man(10 episodes) as Alan Finger
2006 The Comedians of Comedy: Live at the El Rey
2005 Comedians of Comedy(6 episodes) as Himself
2005 Fiona Apple: Extraordinary Machine
2005 Too Late with Adam Carolla(1 episode)
2005 Wonder Showzen(1 episode)
2005 The Comedians of Comedy as Himself
2005 American Dad!(1 episode)
2005 Zach Galifianakis: Look Who It Isn't as Himself
2004 Tom Goes to the Mayor(1 episode)
2004 Zach and Avery of Fergus as Homeless Man
2003 Tru Calling(34 episodes) as Davis
2003 Reno 911!(4 episodes)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(2 episodes)
2002 Below as Weird Wally
2001 Out Cold as Luke
2001 Bubble Boy as Bus Stop Man
2001 Heartbreakers as Bill
2001 Next Caller(3 episodes)
1999 Flushed
1998 Comedy Central Presents(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode) as Himself
1996 Boston Common(32 episodes)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(2 episodes)
1900 Larry's Kidney
1900 Apartment 2F(0 episodes) as Zach
1900 Late World with Zach(35 episodes)

Production

2012 The Campaign … Producer
2007 Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion … Executive Producer

Writing

2007 Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion … Writer

Creator

2016 Baskets … Creator

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