Zach Galifianakis is an American actor who was born in North Carolina, USA on October 1, 1969. His father is of Greek descent and his mother of English and Scottish ancestry. After he failed his college class by one point, Zach moved to NYC. He started his career by performing...Read more stand-up comedies behind a burger joint. Zach later toured performing in universities and coffee shops. Galifianakis spent around a decade doing so, until his breakthrough supporting role in “The Hangover” in 2009, which was a great success. In that same year, he played a big role in the movies “G-Force”, “Up in the Air” and “Youth in Revolt”. At the age of 41, Zach played a title character in “Dinner for Schmucks” and acted alongside Robert Downey Jr. in “Due Date”. After working with Will Ferrell on “The Campaign” in 2012, the American reprized his role as "Alan Garner” in the other two parts of the “The Hangover” series. Zach has also had supporting role in the 2015 Oscar-winning movie “Birdman”, in which he starred alongside Michael Keaton.