Zachary Knighton

Zachary Knighton

Highest Rated: 77% The Mudge Boy (2003)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Oct 25, 1978

Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Born and raised in Virginia, Zachary Knighton began to take performing seriously in high school, the attended Virginia Commonwealth University. While still in school, he landed his first professional job, a supporting role in the TV movie "Sally Hemmings: An American Scandal" (PBS, 2000). He took a year off from VCU to study theater in Oxford before returning to complete his BFA in theater. After graduation, Knighton spent five years in New York, working in theater while still taking time to play supporting roles on shows like "Ed" (NBC, 2000-04), and "Law & Order" (NBC, 1990-2010). In 2005, Knighton landed his first series regular role, the lead character in "Life on a Stick" (Fox, 2005), a comedy about a high school graduate who takes time off to consider his future while working in the food court at the local mall. The series was cancelled before the end of its first season, but Knighton was on his way. In 2007, Knighton made his debut as a feature film leading man in "The Hitcher" (2007), a remake of the 1986 thriller. Knighton landed another series regular role on the sci-fi drama "Flashforward" (ABC, 2009-2010), which was cancelled after it's first season. Fortunately for Knighton, he earned another series regular role even before the cancellation, this time in the ensemble of the romantic sitcom "Happy Endings" (ABC, 2011-13). The series was well liked and aired for three seasons before being cancelled. Knighton soldiered on, appearing as a series regular another short lived series, "Weird Loners" (Fox, 2015), as well as recurring and guest roles on shows like "Fresh off the Boat" (ABC, 2015-), "Santa Clarita Diet" (Netflix, 2017-) and "LA to Vegas" (Fox, 2018). In 2018 it was announced that he would be a regular on the series reboot of "Magnum P.I." (CBS, 2018-), starring Jay Hernandez in the role that made Tom Selleck famous.

Highest rated movies

The Mudge Boy
Come and Find Me
Teddy Bears
Ashby The Pale Door
Believe Me
The Hitcher
Surfer, Dude




49% 61% The Pale Door Duncan (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet 50% Little Bitches Mr. Warner (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet 57% Big Bear Colin (Character) - 2017
64% 33% Come and Find Me Charlie (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Spoon Ben (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Love Inside Vaughn (Character) - 2015
52% 48% Ashby Father Ted (Character) - 2015
43% 62% Believe Me Gabriel (Character) - 2014
58% 27% Teddy Bears Dave (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 60% Satellite of Love Blake (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tug Judd (Character) - 2010
0% 26% Surfer, Dude Brillo Murphy (Character) $36.5K 2008
19% 52% The Hitcher Jim Halsey (Character) $16.4M 2007
77% 73% The Mudge Boy Travis (Character) $62.5K 2003
No Score Yet 89% La Vie Nouvelle (A New Life) Unknown (Character) - 2002


No Score Yet 82% Magnum P.I. Orville "Rick" Wright (Character),
No Score Yet 74% Hawaii Five-0 Orville "Rick" Wright (Guest Star) 2020
No Score Yet 90% StartUp Unknown (Guest Star) 2018
50% 85% LA to Vegas Bryan (Guest Star) 2018
95% 70% The Good Fight Dr. Randolph Picot (Guest Star) 2017
94% 79% Fresh Off the Boat Doug (Guest Star) 2017
95% 89% Elementary Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
44% 62% Weird Loners StoshLewandoski (Character) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2015
88% 95% Parenthood Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
94% 91% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Random Guy (Guest Star) 2008 2013
76% 86% Happy Endings Dave (Character) 2011-2013
No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2012
No Score Yet 0% The Talk Guest 2012
90% 96% House Billy (Guest Star) 2010
80% 77% FlashForward Bryce Varley (Character) 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Life on a Stick Laz Lackerson (Character) 2005-2006 2010
90% 82% Bones Chet Newcomb (Guest Star) 2009
13% No Score Yet Love, Inc. Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet 96% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2001