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 »

      Official Sites:

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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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