Zach Galifianakis

Total Box Office:
 $1546.7M
Highest Rated:
96% The Muppets (2011)
Lowest Rated:
6% Corky Romano (2001)
Birthday:
Oct 1
Birthplace:
Wilkesboro, North Carolina, USA
Bio:
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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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Birdman
  • Actor
-- 2014
You Are Here
  • Actor
-- 2013
94% The Bitter Buddha
  • Actor
-- 2013
19% The Hangover Part III
  • Alan
$112.2M 2013
25% Mansome
  • Actor
$18.4k 2012
64% The Campaign
  • Marty Huggins
$86.9M 2012
20% Craigslist Joe
  • Producer
-- 2012
Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor
  • Actor
-- 2012
Puss In Boots: The IMAX Experience
  • Actor
-- 2011
34% The Hangover Part II
  • Alan
$254.5M 2011
84% Puss in Boots
  • Humpty Dumpty
$149.2M 2011
96% The Muppets
  • Hobo Joe
$88.6M 2011
42% Dinner for Schmucks
  • Therman
$73.0M 2010
40% Due Date
  • Ethan Tremblay
$100.4M 2010
40% Operation: Endgame
  • Hermit
-- 2010
66% Youth in Revolt
  • Jerry
$15.2M 2010
59% It's Kind of a Funny Story
  • Bobby
$6.4M 2010
79% The Hangover
  • Alan
$277.3M 2009
The Hangover (International)
  • Actor
-- 2009
91% Up in the Air
  • Steve
$83.8M 2009
Rogue's Gallery
  • Actor
-- 2009
Little Fish, Strange Pond
  • Actor
-- 2009
Frenemy
  • Bucky
-- 2009
22% G-Force
  • Ben
$119.4M 2009
27% What Happens in Vegas
  • Dave the Bear
$80.2M 2008
70% Visioneers
  • George Washington Winsterhammerman
-- 2008
Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion
  • Actor
-- 2007
Comedians of Comedy - Live at the Troubador
  • Actor
-- 2007
82% Into the Wild
  • Kevin
$18.2M 2007
Zach Galifianakis: Live
  • Actor
-- 2006
44% The Comedians of Comedy
  • Actor
-- 2005
64% Below
  • Weird Wally
$0.5M 2002
29% Bubble Boy
  • Bus Stop Man
$4.2M 2001
8% Out Cold
  • Luke
$13.9M 2001
6% Corky Romano
  • Actor
$23.0M 2001
53% Heartbreakers
  • Bill
$39.9M 2001


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
80% Bored to Death
2009-2011
  • Ray Hueston
2009 - 2011
80% The Sarah Silverman Program
2007-2010
  • Fred Blorth
2007

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. Peter Highman: If you don't like waffles, don't eat waffles!
    2. Ethan Tremblay: Then don't take me too a waffle house!
    From Due Date. Submitted by Jade C (6 months ago)
    1. Ethan Tremblay: I once ate a foot long corn dog on a nude beach.... I'll never do that again.
    From Due Date. Submitted by Jade C (6 months ago)
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