Zach Galifianakis

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Date of Birth October 1, 1969
Place of Birth Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Age 51 years old
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Zach Galifianakis

Zachary Knight Galifianakis is an American actor, comedian, and writer who came to prominence with his Comedy Central Presents special in 2001 and presented his own show called Late World with Zach on VH1 the following year. He has also starred in films, such as The Hangover trilogy, Due Date, Puss in Boots, The Campaign, Birdman or, Masterminds, and The Lego Batman Movie. Galifianakis is the host of the Emmy Award-winning talk show Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis on the Funny or Die website. He starred in the FX series Baskets for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2017.

Birth name: Zachary Knight Galifianakis
Born: October 1, 1969, Wilkesboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Medium: Stand-up, film, television, music
Education: North Carolina State University
Years active: 1996–present
Genres: Alternative comedy, surreal humour, observational comedy, black comedy, insult comedy, physical comedy, musical comedy, one-liners, deadpan
Subject(s): Everyday life, self-deprecation, current events
Children: 2
Relative(s): Nick Galifianakis (uncle), Nick Galifianakis (cousin)
Twitter: Zach Galifianakis's Twitter profile
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About Zach Galifianakis

Stand up comedian and actor who became known for his starring roles in The Hangover films, Due Date, and The Campaign. He also played a supporting role in the HBO series Bored to Death and in 2016, he began starring in the FX series Baskets.

Before Fame

He dropped out of North Carolina State University as a communications student and joined Saturday Night Live as a writer, but quit after two weeks. He started doing stand up comedy in a laundromat.

Achievement

He hosts the comedic talk show Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis on Funny or Die, where he's interviewed such celebrities as Bradley Cooper, Ben Stiller, Steve Carell and Will Ferrell.

Family Life

He married Quinn Lundberg, co-founder of the Growing Voices charity, in August 2012 and they had their first child together in September 2013.

Associations

He played a supporting role alongside Michael Keaton in the critically acclaimed 2014 film Birdman.

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  • Late night television talk show hosts
  • Streamy Award winners
  • American male web series actors
  • Male actors from North Carolina
  • American comedy musicians
  • American cannabis activists
  • Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • North Carolina State University alumni
  • North Carolina Democrats
  • Primetime Emmy Award winners
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