September 25, 1984 |
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Zach Woods (born September 25, 1984) is an American actor and comedian. Zach grew up in Yardley Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Pennsbury High School in 2003. Starting in 2010, he portrayed Gabe Lewis on the NBC sitcom The Office. He was promoted to a series regular beginning in Season 7. He currently co-stars on the HBO Mike Judge series Silicon Valley and the USA Network comedy series Playing House.
Woods started performing improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre at age 16 and was a part of the improvisational sketch troupe "The Stepfathers", whose members also include Bobby Moynihan and Chris Gethard. He has taught improv at Columbia University, Duke University and Lincoln Center. He has appeared in such films as In The Loop, The Other Guys and appeared in the CollegeHumor skit "Adam and Eve in the Friends Zone". In late 2011, Woods appeared in the third season of HBO's Bored to Death.
Woods is also known for starring as Awkward Boy, the protagonist in the YouTube video series The Most Awkward Boy in the World. In 2010, Woods appeared as a zombie in a Starburst candy commercial.
|2009||In the Loop||Chad|
|2010||The Other Guys||Douglas|
|2011||Andy and Zach||Zach|
|2011||Funny or Die Presents||Stuart||Episode #2.9: segment, "Welcome to My Study"|
|2010–2013||The Office||Gabe Lewis||Main role
Nominated–Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2010-12)
|2011||The Podcast||Gabe Lewis|
|2011||Damsels in Distress||Rick DeWolfe|
|2011||Bored to Death||Super Ray fan||Season 3, Episode 8|
|2012||The League||Lane||Season 4, Episode 8|
|2013||Veep||Ed Webster||3 episodes|
|2013||Arrested Development||Drone Pilot Trippler||Season 4, Episode 14|
|2013||The Good Wife||NSA Employee Jeff Dellinger||Season 5, Episode 2: "The Bit Bucket", Episode 18: "All Tapped Out"|
|2014||Silicon Valley||Donald "Jared" Dunn||Series regular|
|2014||Playing House||Zach||Series regular|
- "Improv Message Boards - View Profile: Zach W". Improvresourcecenter.com. Retrieved 2013-05-20.
- "Exclusive: 'The Office' promotes 'Gabe' to series regular". Entertainment Weekly's EW.com. June 16, 2010. Retrieved June 16, 2010.
- "The Stepfathers". Newyork.ucbtheatre.com. Retrieved 2013-05-20.
- "UCB Theatre – Zach Woods".
- "Zach Woods • UCB Comedy". Ucbcomedy.com. Retrieved 2013-05-20.
- Tim Nudd (December 1, 2010). "Starburst "Zombie" Commercial". The 30 Freakiest Ads of 2010. AdFreak.com. Retrieved February 6, 2011.