Zach Galifianakis

Highest Rated:
96% The Muppets (2011)
Lowest Rated:
6% Corky Romano (2001)
Oct 1
Wilkesboro, North Carolina, USA
October 1, 1969, North Carolina native Zach Galifianakis emerged as one of the more distinct comedic performers to grace the stage during the mid- to late 2000s. A short, slightly stocky presence with a thick outgrowth of beard that quickly became a personal trademark, Galifianakis used his…

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Highest Rated Movies



Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Untitled Armored Car Project
  • Actor
-- 2015
Untitled Louis C.K./Zach Galifianakis Project
  • Actor
-- 2015
Loomis Fargo
  • Actor
-- 2015
94% Birdman
  • Actor
-- 2014
7% Are You Here
  • Ben Baker
-- 2014
19% The Hangover Part III
  • Alan
$112.2M 2013
94% The Bitter Buddha
  • Actor
-- 2013
20% Craigslist Joe
  • Producer
-- 2012
Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor
  • Actor
-- 2012
25% Mansome
  • Actor
$18.4k 2012
64% The Campaign
  • Marty Huggins
$86.9M 2012
34% The Hangover Part II
  • Alan
$254.5M 2011
84% Puss in Boots
  • Humpy Dumpty
$149.2M 2011
96% The Muppets
  • Hobo Joe
$88.6M 2011
Puss In Boots: The IMAX Experience
  • Actor
-- 2011
40% Operation: Endgame
  • Hermit
-- 2010
66% Youth in Revolt
  • Jerry
$15.2M 2010
58% It's Kind of a Funny Story
  • Bobby
$6.4M 2010
  • Bucky
-- 2010
42% Dinner for Schmucks
  • Therman
$73.0M 2010
40% Due Date
  • Ethan Tremblay
$100.4M 2010
Little Fish, Strange Pond
  • Actor
-- 2009
22% G-Force
  • Ben
$119.4M 2009
79% The Hangover
  • Alan
$277.3M 2009
91% Up in the Air
  • Steve
$83.8M 2009
Rogue's Gallery
  • Actor
-- 2009
27% What Happens in Vegas
  • Dave the Bear
$80.2M 2008
70% Visioneers
  • George Washington Winsterhammerman
-- 2008
82% Into the Wild
  • Kevin
$18.2M 2007
Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion
  • Actor
-- 2007
Comedians of Comedy - Live at the Troubador
  • Actor
-- 2007
Zach Galifianakis: Live
  • Actor
-- 2006
44% The Comedians of Comedy
  • Actor
-- 2005
63% Below
  • Weird Wally
$0.5M 2002
53% Heartbreakers
  • Bill
$39.9M 2001
29% Bubble Boy
  • Bus Stop Man
$4.2M 2001
8% Out Cold
  • Luke
$13.9M 2001
6% Corky Romano
  • Actor
$23.0M 2001


Rating Title Credit Year
80% Bored to Death
  • Ray Hueston
2009 - 2011
80% The Sarah Silverman Program
  • Fred Blorth

Zach Galifianakis Trivia

* In 2008, Zach appeared in a series of web commercials for Absolut vodka, with their skits paying homage to the '80s show The Golden Girls. * Galifianakis prefers mixing up the work that he does such as doing some stand-up comedy and making small films that he himself wrote. * If he could produce his own music festival, Zach would want the following artists to perform: fellow North Carolinians The Annuals, Run DMC, Rufus Wainwright, and Will Oldham. * He used to have a pet cat named Mr. Stevenson after the British singer-songwriter Cat Stevens. * Into the Wild director Sean Penn got interested in casting Zach for the film after seeing him in Out Cold, a snowboarding movie Zach was in which Penn's son kept watching over and over. * He owns a 60-acre farm in North Carolina which he dreams of converting into a writers' retreat. He spends some time there when he's not working in Los Angeles, California. * His uncle Nick Galifianakis is a former member of the U.S. Congress and represented North Carolina from 1967-1973. He also went up against Jesse Helms for the Senate seat in 1972. * In 2006, Zach released a single called "Come Over and Get It (Up in 'Dem Guts)", a comedic rap/hip-hop/dance song. * Galifianakis, who was a series regular as Davis on Tru Calling, said that he hated being on the show. * Zach is of Greek descent and belongs to the Greek Orthodox faith. * Zach made a short film with fellow comedian Brian Posehn. * Zach is 5' 8" (1.73 m) tall. He has often been seen in his shows and movies with a full beard, which he named Shelly. [edi * He is friends with comedian Patton Oswalt. Oswalt was the one who invited him to join The Comedians of Comedy tour, which helped Zach to be more recognized by the public. * He can play the piano. Zach incorporates his musical talents in his stand-up comedy gigs. * In February 2008, Zach joined Will Ferrell's Funny or Die college tour. He also once performed on a tour called the Comedians of Comedy. * Zack is an admirer of famous political theorist Noam Chomsky. He also likes music artist Morrissey. [edit] * Apart from appearing in the Fiona Apple music video for "Not About Love", he shot a music video with him singing an Anita Baker song. He was also in Kanye West's "Can't Tell Me Nothing" video. * His favorite movie is Garfield while one of Zach's favorite shows is All in the Family.
- submitted by Nikos A (3 years ago)

Quotes from Zach Galifianakis's Characters

    1. Ben Baker: No need to resist the magic of Lithium, I know. We should sprinkle it's salty goodness over the fries at McDonald's until we're Dawn of the Dead drooling towards Banana Republic, pushing our carts, dazed, through the market, throwing the meat in, black blood pooling under so much plastic.
    From Are You Here. Submitted by Jeffrey Meixner M (22 days ago)
    1. Marty Huggins: Bring your brooms because it's a mess.
    From The Campaign. Submitted by Alyssa B (4 months ago)
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