Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1969-10-01 (52 years old)
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Biography

Zachary Knight Galifianakis (born October 1, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, musician and screenwriter. He appeared in Comedy Central Presents special and presented his show Late World with Zach on VH1. Galifianakis has starred in films including 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 voiced characters in animated films such as Puss in Boots (2011), The Lego Batman Movie (2017), Missing Link (2019), The Bob's Burgers Movie (2022), and Ron's Gone Wrong (2021). Galifianakis currently hosts the Funny or Die website talk show Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. He starred in the FX series Baskets and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2017.

Personal Life

In August 2012, Galifianakis married Canadian charity worker Quinn Lundberg at the UBC Farm in Vancouver. They have two sons together: one born on September 7, 2013 (Galifianakis skipped the premiere of his film Are You Here to attend the birth) and another born on November 7, 2016.Galifianakis owns a farm in Sparta, North Carolina, and splits his time between the farm and his work. He said, "My farm is a place that I get to think clearly and pretend to know what I am doing."In 2022 Zach became the godfather to his niece Katerina.

Early Life

Zachary Knight Galifianakis (Greek: Ζαχαρίας Γαλυφιανάκης; , Greek pronunciation: [ɣalifçaˈnacis]) was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on October 1, 1969. the son of community arts center owner Mary Frances (née Cashion) and heating oil vendor Harry Galifianakis. His mother is of Scots-Irish and English descent, while his paternal grandparents were Greek immigrants from Crete. He was baptized in his father's Greek Orthodox faith. He has a younger sister, Merritt, and an older brother, Greg. His cousin is Washington Post cartoonist Nick Galifianakis, while his uncle, also named Nick Galifianakis, is a politician. Galifianakis attended Wilkes Central High School, and subsequently attended North Carolina State University, where he majored in communications. While in college, he worked at a public access station. He taught a waltz class in 1991 where he crossed paths with Mary J. Blige.

Filmography

All 109

Movies 69

TV shows 40

Self 38

Voice 6

Writter 2

Creator 1

Producer 1

Felix Fischoeder (voice)
The Bob's Burgers Movie (2022)

The Bob's Burgers Movie (2022)

Movie
9.33
Ron
Ron's Gone Wrong (2021)

Ron's Gone Wrong (2021)

Movie
6.83
Self
Joker: Put on a Happy Face (2020)

Joker: Put on a Happy Face (2020)

Movie
Charlie
Dicktown (2020)

Dicktown (2020)

TV show
Haldor
The Sunlit Night (2020)

The Sunlit Night (2020)

Movie
Self - Host
Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)

Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)

Movie
6.32
Mr. Susan Link (voice)
Missing Link (2019)

Missing Link (2019)

Movie
5.78
Self - Guest Star
This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy (2019)

This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy (2019)

TV show
Self
A Legendary Christmas with John & Chrissy (2018)

A Legendary Christmas with John & Chrissy (2018)

Movie
The Happy Medium
A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

Movie
5.71
Self
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman (2018)

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman (2018)

TV show
Gerrit
Tulip Fever (2017)

Tulip Fever (2017)

Movie
8.2
Himself - Judge
The Gong Show (2017)

The Gong Show (2017)

TV show
Himself
One Brick at a Time: Making the LEGO Batman Movie (2017)

One Brick at a Time: Making the LEGO Batman Movie (2017)

Movie
Joker
Batman Is Just Not That Into You (2017)

Batman Is Just Not That Into You (2017)

Movie
The Joker (voice)
The Lego Batman Movie (2017)

The Lego Batman Movie (2017)

Movie
6.24
Self
America Divided (2016)

America Divided (2016)

TV show
Jeff Gaffney
Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)

Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)

Movie
5.21
David Ghantt
Masterminds (2016)

Masterminds (2016)

Movie
7.33
Self
Queen Mimi (2016)

Queen Mimi (2016)

Movie
Chip Baskets / Dale Baskets / Chip Baskets aka Noodles
Baskets (2016)

Baskets (2016)

TV show
2
Himself
Birdman: All-Access (A View From the Wings) (2015)

Birdman: All-Access (A View From the Wings) (2015)

Movie
Self
Tig (2015)

Tig (2015)

Movie
Jake
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

Movie
6.34
Zach
Bathroom Boys (2014)

Bathroom Boys (2014)

Movie
Zach
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (2014)

Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (2014)

TV show
6
Self - Coach
Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor (2014)

Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor (2014)

Movie
Hobo Joe
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

Movie
5.25
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)

TV show
6.26
Self
Off Camera with Sam Jones (2014)

Off Camera with Sam Jones (2014)

TV show
Self
Justin Bieber's Believe (2013)

Justin Bieber's Believe (2013)

Movie
6.75
Self
Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! (2013)

Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! (2013)

TV show
Zach
Haunted House (2013)

Haunted House (2013)

Movie
Captain Zach the Astronaut
Here Comes the Night Time (2013)

Here Comes the Night Time (2013)

Movie
Ben Baker
Are You Here (2013)

Are You Here (2013)

Movie
8
Alan
The Hangover Part III (2013)

The Hangover Part III (2013)

Movie
5.87
Marty Huggins
The Campaign (2012)

The Campaign (2012)

Movie
5.5
Creator / Himself
Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! (2012)

Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! (2012)

TV show
Self
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (2012)

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (2012)

TV show
5
Self
The Bitter Buddha (2012)

The Bitter Buddha (2012)

Movie
Himself
Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012)

Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012)

TV show
5.65
Self
Mansome (2012)

Mansome (2012)

Movie
Self
Smile (2012)

Smile (2012)

Movie
Jim Joe Kelly
Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)

Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)

Movie
Self
Inside Comedy (2012)

Inside Comedy (2012)

TV show
Hobo Joe
The Muppets (2011)

The Muppets (2011)

Movie
5.92
Humpty Alexander Dumpty
Puss in Boots (2011)

Puss in Boots (2011)

Movie
5.11
Alan
The Hangover Part II (2011)

The Hangover Part II (2011)

Movie
6.54
Chet (voice) / Felix (voice)
Bob's Burgers (2011)

Bob's Burgers (2011)

TV show
6.75
Self
Conan (2010)

Conan (2010)

TV show
8.14
Ethan Tremblay
Due Date (2010)

Due Date (2010)

Movie
6.25
Tairy Greene
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special (2010)

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special (2010)

Movie
Bobby
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)

It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)

Movie
7.8
Therman
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)

Dinner for Schmucks (2010)

Movie
6
Hermit
Operation: Endgame (2010)

Operation: Endgame (2010)

Movie
Just 3 Boyz (2010)

Just 3 Boyz (2010)

Movie
Writer
Funny or Die Presents (2010)

Funny or Die Presents (2010)

TV show
6
Fantasia in Best Show Minor (2010)

Fantasia in Best Show Minor (2010)

Movie
Bucky
Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)

Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)

Movie
Ray Hueston
Bored to Death (2009)

Bored to Death (2009)

TV show
6
Jerry
Youth in Revolt (2009)

Youth in Revolt (2009)

Movie
Steve
Up in the Air (2009)

Up in the Air (2009)

Movie
7.4
Ben
G-Force (2009)

G-Force (2009)

Movie
6
Alan
The Hangover (2009)

The Hangover (2009)

Movie
6.39
Homeless Man
Gigantic (2008)

Gigantic (2008)

Movie
George
Visioneers (2008)

Visioneers (2008)

Movie
Dave the Bear
What Happens in Vegas (2008)

What Happens in Vegas (2008)

Movie
6.2
Actor
A Vodka Movie (2008)

A Vodka Movie (2008)

Movie
Himself
Largo (2008)

Largo (2008)

Movie
Self - Host / Zach Galifianakis / Seth Galifianakis
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008)

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008)

TV show
6
Richard Dunn
Tim and Eric Nite Live! (2007)

Tim and Eric Nite Live! (2007)

TV show
Himself
Super High Me (2007)

Super High Me (2007)

Movie
Self
The Comedians of Comedy: Live at The Troubadour (2007)

The Comedians of Comedy: Live at The Troubadour (2007)

Movie
7
Kevin
Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild (2007)

Movie
8.25
Self / Seth Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2007)

Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2007)

Movie
Tairy Greene as The Snuggler
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007)

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007)

TV show
5
Alan Finger
Dog Bites Man (2006)

Dog Bites Man (2006)

TV show
Himself
The Comedians of Comedy: Live at the El Rey (2006)

The Comedians of Comedy: Live at the El Rey (2006)

Movie
3.67
Self
Comedians of Comedy (2005)

Comedians of Comedy (2005)

TV show
Himself
Fiona Apple: Extraordinary Machine (2005)

Fiona Apple: Extraordinary Machine (2005)

Movie
Self
Too Late with Adam Carolla (2005)

Too Late with Adam Carolla (2005)

TV show
Wonder Showzen (2005)

Wonder Showzen (2005)

TV show
6.67
Self
The Comedians of Comedy (2005)

The Comedians of Comedy (2005)

Movie
4
Juror (voice) / Heavyset Man and Norman (voice)
American Dad! (2005)

American Dad! (2005)

TV show
6.34
Self
Zach Galifianakis: Look Who it Isn't (2005)

Zach Galifianakis: Look Who it Isn't (2005)

Movie
Jesus
Last Laugh '04 (2004)

Last Laugh '04 (2004)

Movie
Tom Goes to the Mayor (2004)

Tom Goes to the Mayor (2004)

TV show
5.86
Homeless Man
Zach and Avery of Fergus (2004)

Zach and Avery of Fergus (2004)

Movie
Davis
Tru Calling (2003)

Tru Calling (2003)

TV show
5.6
Reno 911! (2003)

Reno 911! (2003)

TV show
4.75
Self
Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)

Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)

TV show
6
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

TV show
6.3
Weird Wally
Below (2002)

Below (2002)

Movie
3.5
Self - Host
Late World with Zach (2002)

Late World with Zach (2002)

TV show
Luke
Out Cold (2001)

Out Cold (2001)

Movie
Computer Hacker Dexter
Corky Romano (2001)

Corky Romano (2001)

Movie
Bus Stop Man
Bubble Boy (2001)

Bubble Boy (2001)

Movie
Bill
Heartbreakers (2001)

Heartbreakers (2001)

Movie
7.75
Next Caller (2001)

Next Caller (2001)

TV show
Writer
Next! (2001)

Next! (2001)

TV show
Flushed (1999)

Flushed (1999)

Movie
Comedy Central Presents (1998)

Comedy Central Presents (1998)

TV show
Self
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

TV show
5.67
Bobby
Boston Common (1996)

Boston Common (1996)

TV show
Self - Comedy Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

TV show
6
Lucas Bortner (voice)
The Simpsons (1989)

The Simpsons (1989)

TV show
6.22
Self - Host / Paul Nevin / Racist Jim / Darrell Sparks / Various
Saturday Night Live (1975)

Saturday Night Live (1975)

TV show
6.36
Larry's Kidney

Larry's Kidney

Movie
Executive Producer
The Beanie Bubble

The Beanie Bubble

Movie

Ratings

Average 6.42
Based on 6.15 Million movie and tv ratings over time
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Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1969-10-01 (52 years old)

Birth name
Zacharius Knight Galifianakis

Place of birth
Wilkesboro, United States of America

Relatives
Nick Galifianakis

Citizenships
United States of America

Also known as
Зак Галифианакис, Ζακ Γαλιφιανάκης, 자흐 갈리피아나키스

Awards
MTV Movie & TV Awards

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7 TV shows
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2 Movies
5 TV shows
Jemaine Clement
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4 Movies
3 TV shows
Jonah Hill
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2 Movies
5 TV shows
Bradley Cooper
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4 Movies
3 TV shows
Bill Hader
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1 Movie
6 TV show
Jonathan Krisel
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3 Movies
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Ken Marino
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1 Movie
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Steve Buscemi
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2 Movies
4 TV shows
Andy Samberg
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6 TV shows
H. Jon Benjamin
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3 Movies
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Jack McBrayer
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1 Movie
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Rashida Jones
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2 Movies
4 TV shows
John Goodman
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3 Movies
3 TV shows
Brody Stevens
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Brody Stevens worked together with Zach Galifianakis in:
3 Movies
3 TV shows
Ben Stiller
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Ben Stiller worked together with Zach Galifianakis in:
1 Movie
5 TV show
Jeffrey Tambor
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Jeffrey Tambor worked together with Zach Galifianakis in:
4 Movies
2 TV shows
Ray Liotta
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Ray Liotta worked together with Zach Galifianakis in:
3 Movies
3 TV shows
Andrew Daly
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Andrew Daly worked together with Zach Galifianakis in:
2 Movies
3 TV shows
Rachel Dratch
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Rachel Dratch worked together with Zach Galifianakis in:
5 TV shows
Andy Kindler
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3 Movies
2 TV shows
Eugene Mirman
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2 Movies
3 TV shows
Dana Gould
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3 Movies
2 TV shows
Chris Parnell
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5 TV shows
Rob Corddry
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