March 1, 1981 |
Arlington, Virginia, United States
|Occupation||Actor, director, writer, producer|
|Known for||The Whitest Kids U' Know|
Zachary Michael "Zach" Cregger (born March 1, 1981) is an American actor, writer, director and producer. He first came to prominence as a member of the New York City-based comedy troupe The Whitest Kids U' Know. He later starred in the sitcoms Friends with Benefits and Guys with Kids. He also starred in the film Miss March, which he directed and wrote with fellow WKUK member Trevor Moore.
Cregger was born and raised in Arlington, Virginia. He performed in various comedy and music groups there before moving to Brooklyn, New York where he joined forces with Moore and Sam Brown to start The Whitest Kids U' Know.
When he was in high school he was in an improv troop, which was called The Nation of Improv. They would go around and do shows at malls and other high school auditoriums.
He met Moore and Sam Brown while he was studying at SVA. They were staying in the same dorm. They met Timmy Williams on 9/11 who was on the other side of that same dorm. He graduated from The School of Visual Arts with a BFA and majored in Film.
Cregger along the troupe garnered great success while performing live in NYC at LES music venue Pianos, and also on the internet. This led to an invitation in 2006 to the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. The troupe won the award for Best Sketch Group and attracting the attention of many Hollywood executives.
He had the WKUK show successfully running for five seasons first on FUSE and then on IFC.
He directed his second feature film along Moore called The Civil War on Drugs. It had a limited theatrical release and was ultimately run during the fifth season of WKUK.
He tours with the WKUK frequently and performs in live shows. He has participated in several independent movies.
|1998||Homicide: Life on the Street||Dean Stamper||Episode: "Brotherly Love"|
|2004||The Lounge||Associate producer|
|2004–2006||Uncle Morty's Dub Shack||Producer|
|2006||Comedy Zen||Associate producer|
|2007–2011||The Whitest Kids U' Know||Various roles||Also executive producer|
|2011||Friends with Benefits||Aaron|
|2012-2013||Guys with Kids||Nick||Main cast|
|2014||About a Boy||T.J.|
|2009||Miss March||Eugene Bell||Also co-director, producer, co-writer|
|2011||Heart Break||Drew Copeland||Short film|
|2011||The Civil War on Drugs||Abraham Lincoln/Various roles||Director, writer, producer|
|2011||The Death and Return of Superman||Green Lantern||Short film|
|2014||Date and Switch||Greg|
|2014||Love & Air Sex||Jeff|
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