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Zak Orth

Actor
Born October 15, 1970 (53 years)
Zak Orth (born October 15, 1970) is an American comedic actor known for his roles in Wet Hot American Summer, The Baxter, Melinda and Melinda, In and Out, and Music and Lyrics. He also appeared as a man haunted by psychic visions named Roy in an episode of the Fox series Fringe.

Orth was born Adam Zachary Orth in Libertyville, Illinois, the son of Jane, a piano teacher, and Robert Orth, an opera singer. He is good friends with the members of the comedy group Stella and has appeared in many of their short films, as well as their 2005 TV Series. He is also known for his brief role in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet playing the character Gregory. He is scheduled to be in the upcoming film Vamps with Alicia Sliverstone.

He is also one half of The Doilies, a comedic musical group, with Michael Showalter.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona
  • They Came Together
  • Vamps
  • (Untitled)
  • My Teacher's Wife
  • Monogamy
  • Rose Hill
  • Above Average Presents
Known For
  • Revolution
  • Music and Lyrics
  • Loser
  • Wet Hot American Summer
  • Prime
  • When Trumpets Fade
  • Down to You
  • Casual
  • Wet Hot American Summer
  • Vamps
  • Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
  • The Baxter
  • Spanking the Monkey
  • Falling Water
  • My Teacher's Wife
  • (Untitled)
  • Rose Hill
  • Monogamy
  • The F Word
  • Hair High
  • Human Kind Of
  • Monday Night Mayhem
  • Life in Flight

Filmography

2023
White House Plumbers (TV Series) · as Alfred C. Baldwin Iii
2020
2020
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (TV Series) · as Howie
2018
Human Kind Of (TV Series) · as Dad (voice)
2017
2016
Falling Water (TV Series) · as Bill Boerg
2015
Casual (TV Series) · as Drew Meyers
2015
Wet Hot American Summer (TV Series) · as J.j.
2015
HAPPYish (TV Series) · as Larry
2014
They Came Together · as Waiter With Pole
2012
Elementary (TV Series) · as Gabe Coleman
2012
Revolution (TV Series) · as Aaron Pittman
2012
Vamps · as Renfield
2012
Above Average Presents (TV Series) · as Mark Zimmerman
2012
Veep (TV Series) · as Jim Owens
2012
NYC 22 (TV Series) · as Eric Royce
2010
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger · as Narrator (voice)
2010
The Other Guys · as Accountant
2010
Monogamy · as Quinny
2010
2009
(Untitled) · as Porter Canby
2009
The Good Wife (TV Series) · as Steve Fratti
2009
Michael and Michael Have Issues (TV Series) · as Pinecone Guy
2009
Nurse Jackie (TV Series) · as Zak
2009
Peter and Vandy · as Keith
2008
Life in Flight · as Josh
2008
Fringe (TV Series) · as Roy Mccomb
2008
2008
John Adams (TV Series) · as James Mchenry
2008
Canterbury's Law (TV Series) · as Gil Newhall
2007
The Ten · as Prosecutor / Tour Guide Barge Michaelson
2007
Wainy Days (TV Series) · as Jake
2007
Music and Lyrics · as David Newbert
2006
30 Rock (TV Series) · as Young Priest
2005
Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas · as Nuns Gone Wild Host
2005
Prime · as Randall
2005
The Baxter · as Wendall Wimms
2005
Stella (TV Series) · as Elliot Morgenthal
2005
The F Word · as Manny
2004
Hair High · as Zip (voice)
2004
2004
Cheap Seats (TV Series) · as Eztech Executive
2003
Kill the Poor · as Butch
2002
Stella Shorts 1998-2002 · as Turkey Hunter
2002
Monday Night Mayhem · as Don Ohlmeyer
2001
2000
Loser · as Adam
2000
Down to You · as Monk Jablonski
1999
Snow Falling on Cedars · as Deputy Abel Martinson
1999
1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) · as Wally Parkers
1998
When Trumpets Fade · as Warren
1997
In & Out · as Mike
1997
Rose Hill · as Douglas Clayborne
1996
Romeo + Juliet · as Gregory
1996
The Pallbearer · as An Abernathy Cousin
1994
Spanking the Monkey · as Curtis
1990
Law & Order (TV Series) · as Mr. Ricardi

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