Zach Galifianakis, best known for "The Hangover" is celebrating his 46th birthday today.
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Birthday Special- 10 Surprising Facts About Zach Galifianakis

Birthday Special- 10 Surprising Facts About Zach Galifianakis

American actor and stand-up comedian Zach Galifianakis, best known for “The Hangover” is celebrating his 46th birthday today.

On his bithday, we have 10 Surprising Facts About Zach Galifianakis.

1.Ed Helms isn’t the only “Hangover” castmate who’s musically inclined. Zach Galifianakis is a skilled pianist, and even shows off his skill in the documentary “The Comedians Of Comedy.”

2.Zach once owned a pet cat called Mr. Stevenson, named after music legend Cat Stevens.

3.Galifianakis is known partly for his full beard, which he named Shelly.

4.Galifianakis says the first time he tried stand-up comedy was in the back of a burger joint in New York’s Times Square. He said his first joke was so bad that nobody laughed.

5.His first movie role was in 1999, as a pizza boy in “The King And Me.”

6.Zach is from North Carolina, where he owns a 60-acre farm in the mountains that he hopes to someday turn into a writer’s retreat.

7.Zach hated working on a TV series called “Tru Calling” so badly that he tried to get fired. But when he was rude to the writers and producers during reading and shooting, his colleagues just thought he was trying to be funny.

8.Galifianakis earned $5 million for his role in “The Hangover II.”

9.Galifianakis has been in music videos by Fiona Apple and Kanye West.

10.Zach doesn’t take his acting or his celebrity status too seriously. He once joked that he’s going to be the next Ryan Gosling