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Zach Galifianakis

​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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Oct 1, 1969 In Wilkesboro, North Carolina, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Larry's Kidney
Latest Project:
Movie The Bob's Burgers Movie 2022-05-26
Known For
Poster of Baskets
Poster of Dog Bites Man
Poster of Zach and Avery of Fergus
Poster of Late World with Zach
Movie Larry's Kidney 2024
Movie The Bob's Burgers Movie Felix Fischoeder (voice) 2022-05-26
Movie Ron's Gone Wrong Ron (voice) 2021-10-14
Movie The Sunlit Night Haldor 2020-06-06
Movie Missing Link Mr. Susan Link (voice) 2019-04-04
Movie Between Two Ferns: The Movie Zach Galifianakis 2019-09-20
Movie A Legendary Christmas with John & Chrissy Himself 2018-11-28
Series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman Himself 2018-01-12
Movie A Wrinkle in Time The Happy Medium 2018-03-08
Movie The Lego Batman Movie The Joker (voice) 2017-02-08
Movie Batman Is Just Not That Into You Joker 2017-06-14
Series The Gong Show Himself - Judge 2017-06-22
Movie Tulip Fever Gerrit 2017-07-13
Movie One Brick at a Time: Making the LEGO Batman Movie Himself 2017-06-19
Series Baskets Chip Baskets / Dale Baskets 2016-01-21
Movie Queen Mimi Himself 2016-05-13
Series America Divided Himself 2016-10-29
Movie Masterminds David Ghantt 2016-09-29
Movie Keeping Up with the Joneses Jeff Gaffney 2016-10-20
Movie Tig Himself 2015-04-23
Movie Birdman: All-Access (A View From the Wings) Self 2015-05-18
Movie Muppets Most Wanted Hobo Joe 2014-03-20
Movie Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor Self - Coach 2014-04-05
Series Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories Zach 2014-09-18
Movie Lennon or McCartney Self (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Jake 2014-10-17
Movie The Hangover Part III Alan Garner 2013-05-23
Movie Justin Bieber's Believe Self 2013-12-19
Movie Are You Here Ben Baker 2013-09-07
Movie Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Jim Joe Kelly 2012-03-02
Movie Mansome Himself 2012-05-18
Series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Himself 2012-07-19
Movie The Campaign Marty Huggins 2012-08-09
Movie The Bitter Buddha Himself 2012-06-15
Series Comedy Bang! Bang! Himself 2012-06-08
Movie The Hangover Part II Alan Garner 2011-05-25
Movie The Muppets Hobo Joe 2011-11-22
Movie Puss in Boots Humpty Dumpty (voice) 2011-10-27
Movie Fantasia in Best Show Minor 2010-01-01
Movie Due Date Ethan Tremblay 2010-11-04
Movie Operation: Endgame Hermit 2010-07-20
Movie Dinner for Schmucks Therman 2010-07-30
Movie Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special Tairy Greene 2010-10-22
Movie It's Kind of a Funny Story Bobby 2010-10-08
Movie G-Force Ben 2009-07-24
Movie The Hangover Alan Garner 2009-06-02
Movie Youth in Revolt Jerry 2009-09-11
Movie Little Fish, Strange Pond Bucky 2009-10-23
Movie Up in the Air Steve 2009-09-05
Series Bored to Death Ray Hueston 2009-09-20
Series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Self - Host 2008-01-04
Movie Largo Himself 2008-02-01
Movie What Happens in Vegas Dave the Bear 2008-05-07
Movie Gigantic Homeless Man 2008-09-09
Movie Visioneers George 2008-06-12
Series Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Tairy Greene 2007-02-11
Movie Into the Wild Kevin 2007-09-11
Movie Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion Himself / Seth Galifianakis 2007-03-06
Movie Super High Me Himself 2007-10-13
Movie The Comedians of Comedy: Live at The Troubadour Himself 2007-09-18
Series Tim and Eric Nite Live! 2007-11-06
Movie The Comedians of Comedy: Live at the El Rey Himself 2006-01-01
Series Dog Bites Man Alan Finger 2006-06-07
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie Zach Galifianakis: Look Who it Isn't Himself 2005-01-06
Movie The Comedians of Comedy Himself 2005-03-01
Series Too Late with Adam Carolla Unknown 2005-08-08
Movie Fiona Apple: Extraordinary Machine Himself 2005-10-04
Series Wonder Showzen Unknown 2005-03-11
Series Comedians of Comedy Himself 2005-11-11
Movie Zach and Avery of Fergus Homeless Man 2004-10-01
Movie Last Laugh '04 Jesus 2004-12-12
Series Tom Goes to the Mayor Unknown 2004-11-14
Series Tru Calling Davis 2003-10-30
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Himself 2003-02-21
Series Reno 911! Unknown 2003-07-23
Movie Below Weird Wally 2002-08-11
Series Late World with Zach Himself 2002-03-04
Series Next Caller 2001-01-17
Series Next! 2001-01-17
Movie Heartbreakers Bill 2001-03-23
Movie Out Cold Luke 2001-11-21
Movie Corky Romano Computer Hacker Dexter 2001-10-12
Movie Bubble Boy Bus Stop Man 2001-08-24
Movie Flushed Pathetic Guy 1999-08-13
Series Comedy Central Presents Unknown 1998-12-01
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Series Boston Common 1996-03-21
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Saturday Night Live Himself (archive footage) 1975-10-11