May 16, 1986 |
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Early years and education
Zachar was born in Chicago, Illinois (his Greek character, Rusty Cartwright, is also from Chicago). He attended St. Francis Borgia grammar school. He also attended St. Patrick High School, an all-boys Catholic school in Chicago.
Zachar booked his first starring role in Greek after living in Los Angeles for only two months. He played the part of Ernest in the film Little Big Top and then appeared as a cashier in the movie Bodega, also in 2006. He has also done commercials for Carl's Jr. and Dunkin' Donuts. He has performed in various theater roles such as On Golden Pond, Prairie Lights, Big: The Musical, Les Misérables and Guys and Dolls.
Zachar provided voices for the movie Surf's Up and an episode of the animated television series King of the Hill where he was a cashier. In 2005, Zachar completed the film Drunkboat in which he stars along with Dana Delany, John Malkovich and John Goodman.
|2006||Little Big Top||Ernest|
|2007||Surf's Up||Additional Voices|
|2007–2011||Greek||Rusty Cartwright||Main Cast|
|2011||Marcy||Jacob||Episode: Marcy Does a Pool Party|
|2012||Detention of the Dead||Eddie|
|2012||House||Guest Star||"Holding On"|
|2013||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Chad||Episode: "Dead Air"|
|2014||Those Who Wander||Sam||Post-production|
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- "Actor Jacob Zachar lets us in on what's greek to him!". seventeen.com. Retrieved 2008-04-14.