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Gender: -

Known Credits: 31

Birthday: 1970-10-15

Place of Birth: Libertyville - Illinois - USA

Adult Actor: False

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Also Known As

  • Adam Zakary Orth

Zak Orth


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Zak Orth (born October 15, 1970) is an American comedic actor known for his roles in Wet Hot American Summer, The Baxter, Melinda and Melinda, In and Out, and Music and Lyrics. He also appeared as a man haunted by psychic visions named Roy in an episode of the Fox series Fringe.

Orth was born Adam Zachary Orth in Libertyville, Illinois, the son of Jane, a piano teacher, and Robert Orth, an opera singer. He is good friends with the members of the comedy group Stella and has appeared in many of their short films, as well as their 2005 TV Series. He is also known for his brief role in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet playing the character Gregory. He is scheduled to be in the upcoming film Vamps with Alicia Sliverstone.

He is also one half of The Doilies, a comedic musical group, with Michael Showalter.

2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp - (8 episodes) as J.J.
2015 Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot as Himself
2014 They Came Together as Waiter With Pole
2012 Elementary - (1 episode) as Gabe Coleman
2012 Revolution - (42 episodes) as Aaron Pittman
2012 Vamps as Renfield
2010 Monogamy as Quinny
2009 (Untitled) as Porter Canby
2008 Life in Flight as Josh
2008 Fringe - (2 episodes)
2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona as Adam
2007 The Ten as Prosecutor / Tour Guide Barge Michaelson
2007 Music and Lyrics as David Newbert
2006 30 Rock - (1 episode)
2005 Prime as Randall
2005 The Baxter as Wendall Wimms
2004 Melinda and Melinda as Peter
2004 Hair High as Zip (voice)
2003 Kill the Poor as Butch
2002 Monday Night Mayhem as Don Ohlmeyer
2001 Wet Hot American Summer as J.J.
2000 Loser as Adam
2000 Down to You as Monk Jablonski
1999 Snow Falling on Cedars as Deputy Abel Martinson
1999 My Teacher's Wife as Paul Faber
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - (1 episode)
1998 When Trumpets Fade as Warren
1997 In & Out as Mike
1997 Rose Hill as Douglas Clayborne
1994 Spanking the Monkey as Curtis
1900 The Wonderful Maladys - (0 episodes)