Zach Galifianakis


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        Zach Galifianakis was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, to Mary Frances (Cashion), who owned a community arts center, and Harry Galifianakis, a heating oil vendor. His father is of Greek descent and his mother is of mostly English and Scottish ancestry. Zach moved to New York City after failing his last college class by one point. Zach got his ... See full bio »

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        Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 20 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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         2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie (TV Movie)
        Zach Galifianakis
         2016-2019 Baskets (TV Series)
        Chip Baskets / Dale Baskets / Chip Baskets aka Noodles
        - Moving On (2019) ... Chip Baskets / Dale Baskets
        - Mrs. Baskets Goes to Sacramento (2019) ... Chip Baskets / Dale Baskets
        - Grandma's Day (2019) ... Chip Baskets / Dale Baskets
        - Housewarming (2019) ... Chip Baskets / Dale Baskets
        - Common Room Wake (2019) ... Chip Baskets
         2019 Missing Link
        Mr. Link (Susan) (voice)
         2019 This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy (TV Series documentary)
        Guest Star
        - The Death Episode (2019) ... Guest Star
         2018 A Wrinkle in Time
        Happy Medium
         2012-2017 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
        Felix / Chet
        - The Wolf of Wharf Street (2017) ... Felix (voice)
        - Brunchsquatch (2017) ... Felix (voice)
        - The Last Gingerbread House on the Left (2016) ... Felix (voice)
        - The Hormone-iums (2016) ... Felix (voice)
        - Nice-Capades (2015) ... Felix (voice)
         2017 Tulip Fever
        Gerrit
         2017 Batman Is Just Not That Into You (Video short)
        Joker (voice)
         2017 The Lego Batman Movie
        Joker (voice)
         2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses
        Jeff Gaffney
         2016 Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ (TV Series)
        The Bloodhound
        - Victoria Awakens (2016) ... The Bloodhound
         2016/I Masterminds
        David Ghantt
         2013-2014 Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
        Zach
        - Bathroom Boys (2014) ... Zach
        - Haunted House (2013) ... Zach
         2014 Kevin Drew: You in Your Were (Video short)
         2014 TripTank (TV Series)
        Jack the Janitor
        - Crossing the Line (2014) ... Jack the Janitor (voice)
         2014 The Simpsons (TV Series)
        Lucas Bortner
        - Luca$ (2014) ... Lucas Bortner (voice)
         2014 Muppets Most Wanted
        Hobo Joe
         2013 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series)
        Santa Claus
        - Zach Galifianakis Wears a Santa Suit (2013) ... Santa Claus
         2013 Kroll Show (TV Series)
        Various Characters
        - The Greatest Hits of It (2013) ... Various Characters
         2013 Are You Here
        Ben Baker
         2013 The Hangover Part III
        Alan
         2012 The Campaign
        Martin Sylvester 'Marty' Huggins
         2012 First Look: Ultimate Teaser Trailer (Video short)
        Trailer Actor
         2009-2011 Bored to Death (TV Series)
        Ray Hueston
        - Nothing I Can't Handle by Running Away (2011) ... Ray Hueston
        - Forget the Herring (2011) ... Ray Hueston
        - Two Large Pearls and a Bar of Gold (2011) ... Ray Hueston
        - I Keep Taking Baths Like Lady Macbeth (2011) ... Ray Hueston
        - We Could Sing a Duet (2011) ... Ray Hueston
         2011 The Muppets
        Hobo Joe
         2011 Puss in Boots
        Humpty Alexander Dumpty (voice)
         2011 The Hangover Part II
        Alan
         2009-2010 American Dad! (TV Series)
        Juror / Heavyset Man and Norman
        - The People vs. Martin Sugar (2010) ... Juror (voice)
        - My Morning Straitjacket (2009) ... Heavyset Man and Norman (voice)
         2010 Due Date
        Ethan Tremblay
         2010 Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (TV Series short)
        Seth Galifianakis
        - Sean Penn (2010) ... Seth Galifianakis
         2010 Dinner for Schmucks
        Therman
         2010 Rogues Gallery
        Hermit
         2007-2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series)
        Tairy Greene / Tairy Greene as The Snuggler
        - Greene Machine (2010) ... Tairy Greene
        - Snow (2009) ... Tairy Greene
        - Larry (2008) ... Tairy Greene
        - Rascals (2008) ... Tairy Greene
        - Forest (2007) ... Tairy Greene as The Snuggler
         2010 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
        Cast (Just 3 Boyz)
        - Episode #1.10 (2010) ... Cast (Just 3 Boyz)
         2009 Youth in Revolt
        Jerry
         2009/I Up in the Air
        Steve
         2009 The Ballad of G.I. Joe (Video short)
        Snow Job
         2009 G-Force (Video Game)
        Ben (voice)
         2009 G-Force
        Ben
         2009 The Hangover
        Alan
         2008 Speed Freaks (TV Movie)
        Carol
         2008 Gigantic
        Homeless Man
         2008 Visioneers
        George
         2008 What Happens in Vegas
        Dave the Bear
         2008 A Vodka Movie (TV Mini-Series short)
         2008 Have Tig at Your Party (Video)
        Dramatization
         2007 Tim and Eric Nite Live (TV Series)
        Richard Dunn
        - George Clooney/311 (2007) ... Richard Dunn
         2007 Into the Wild
        Kevin
         2005-2007 Reno 911! (TV Series)
        Frisbee
        - Dangle's Wedding (2007) ... Frisbee
        - Proposition C (2007) ... Frisbee
        - Garcia's Secret Girlfriend (2005) ... Frisbee
        - Cop School (2005) ... Frisbee
         2007 The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series)
        Fred Blorth
        - Humanitarian of the Year (2007) ... Fred Blorth
         2006 Tom Goes to the Mayor (TV Series)
        Dr. Vickerson
        - Undercover (2006) ... Dr. Vickerson (voice)
        - C.N.E. (2006) ... Dr. Vickerson (voice)
         2006 Dog Bites Man (TV Series)
        Alan Finger
        - Daytime Talk Pilot (2006) ... Alan Finger
        - Gas Prices (2006) ... Alan Finger
        - Christian Convention (2006) ... Alan Finger
        - The Wrong Brighton (2006) ... Alan Finger
        - Assignment: Team Building (2006) ... Alan Finger
         2006 Wonder Showzen (TV Series)
        Uncle Daddy
        - Horse Apples (2006) ... Uncle Daddy
         2006 The Pity Card (Short)
        Zach
         2005 Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker (TV Series)
        Ivan Zweig
        - Women's Sports (2005) ... Ivan Zweig
         2005 Fiona Apple: Not About Love (Video short)
         2003-2005 Tru Calling (TV Series)
        Davis
        - Enough (2005) ... Davis
        - The Last Good Day (2005) ... Davis
        - In the Dark (2005) ... Davis
        - The Perfect Storm (2005) ... Davis
         2004 Last Laugh '04 (TV Movie)
        Jesus
         2004 Zach & Avery of Fergus
        Homeless Man
         2002 Next! (TV Movie)
        Various Characters
         2002 Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (Video)
        Santa
         2002 Below
        Weird Wally
         2001 Out Cold
        Luke
         2001 Corky Romano
        Dexter, Computer Hacker
         2001 Bubble Boy
        Bus Stop Man
         2001 Heartbreakers
        Bill
         1999 Flushed
        Pathetic Guy
         1999 The King and Me (Short)
        Zach, Pizza Boy
         1997 Apt. 2F (TV Series)
        Zach
        - Full of Whit (1997) ... Zach
        - Episode #1.7 (1997) ... Zach
        - Episode #1.6 (1997) ... Zach
        - Bindi (1997) ... Zach
        - Sometimes When We Touch (1997) ... Zach
         1996-1997 Boston Common (TV Series)
        Bobby
        - Sophomore's Choice (1997) ... Bobby
        - Commander-in-Grief (1997) ... Bobby
        - A Night in Camelot (1997) ... Bobby
        - The Finals Curtain (1996) ... Bobby
        - Arts and Craftiness (1996) ... Bobby
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        Other Works:

        Appeared in the Fiona Apple music video, "Not About Love". See more »

        Publicity Listings:

        6 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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        Height:

        5' 7" (1.7 m)
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        Personal Quote:

        I am going to be the next Ryan Gosling. See more »

        Trivia:

        (Zach Galifianakis: Actually Me GQ Segment) Is claustrophobic. But not as much as he used to be. Used to not ride elevators but now he can ride an elevator. See more »

        Trademark:

        Messy hair See more »

        Star Sign:

        Libra

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