Galligan at the Chiller Theatre Expo in NJ, October 2013
Zachary Wolfe Galligan
February 14, 1964
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
Zachary Wolfe "Zach" Galligan (born February 14, 1964) is an American actor known for his work in such films as Gremlins.
Galligan was born in New York City, the son of Carol Jean (née Wolfe), a psychologist, and Arthur John Galligan, a lawyer who was a founding partner of the law firm of Dickstein Shapiro. He has a sister, Jessica, and graduated from Columbia University.
Galligan's most notable role was as Billy Peltzer in the Michael Finnell-produced 1984 film Gremlins. Following the first Gremlins film, Galligan appeared in Nothing Lasts Forever. In 1988, he starred as Mark Loftmore in the horror comedy Waxwork. He reprised his role as Billy Peltzer in the 1990 sequel Gremlins 2: The New Batch. In 2016, UK progressive rock band Gandalf's Fist announced that Galligan will voice a character on their album The Clockwork Fable.
|1984||Nothing Lasts Forever||Adam Beckett|
|1990||Gremlins 2: The New Batch||Billy Peltzer|
|1992||Waxwork II: Lost in Time||Mark Loftmore|
|1993||Warlock: The Armageddon||Douglas|
|1993||All Tied Up||Brian Hartley|
|1994||Caroline at Midnight||Jerry Hiatt|
|1995||Cyborg 3: The Recycler||Evans|
|1997||Prince Valiant||Sir Kay|
|1997||The First to Go||Adam Curtis|
|1999||The Storytellers||Greer Sandler|
|2000||Little Insects||King Foptop|
|2000||Raw Nerve||Ethan Lang||released in Japan as Random Shots|
|2000||G-Men from Hell||Dalton|
|2001||The Tomorrow Man||Spence|
|2001||What They Wanted, What They Got||Pete Drake|
|2005||Legion of the Dead||Dr. Swatek|
|2007||Let Them Chirp Awhile||Hart Carlton|
|2010||Jack Falls||American Guy|
|2013||Hatchet 3||Sheriff Fowler|
|1983||Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number||Hector Timerman||Television movie (NBC)|
|1985||Surviving: A Family in Crisis||Rick Brogan||Television movie (ABC)|
|1987-1989||The Lawrenceville Stories||Hickey||TV Mini-Series, All 3 Episodes|
|1992||Melrose Place||Rick Danworth||Episode: "For Love or Money"|
|1992||Tales from the Crypt||David and Rick||Episode: "Strung Along"|
|1993||For Love and Glory||Thomas Doyle||Unsold television pilot|
|1996||Pacific Blue||Ron Jeffries||Episode: "Takedown"|
|1997||Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||Chester Barnes||Episode: "Homecoming"|
|1998||The Love Boat: The Next Wave||Bill Chase||Episode: "Reunion"|
|1998||Star Trek: Voyager||Ensign David Gentry||Episode: "In the Flesh"|
|1998||The Net||Aaron Mitchelson||Episode: "Diamonds Aren't Forever"|
|1999||Chicken Soup for the Soul||Young Man||Episode: "My Convertible"|
|1999||Arthur's Quest||King Pendragon||Television film|
|2001||7th Heaven||Dr. Kent||Episode: "Worked"|
|2003||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Eddie Malloy||Episode: "Happy Family"|
|2018||The Keith & Paddy Picture Show||as Himself||Episode: "Gremlins"|
- New York Times, obituary for Galligan, Arthur J. (1927-2006)
- Columbia College Today Archived 2007-06-10 at the Wayback Machine
- New York Times, Jessica Galligan And James Goldsmith Are Married (August 18, 1985)
- McKay, Hollie (13 June 2013). "Where are they now: 'Gremlins' star Zach Galligan hopes he's in the movie remake". Fox News. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
- "Zach Galligan Talks Cut, Gremlins 3, and More!". DreadCentral.
- Martin Kielty (2016-02-15). "Teamrock News: Gandalf's Fist name Clockwork Fable actors". teamrock.com. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Zach Galligan.|
- Zach Galligan on IMDb
- Zach Galligan at the Internet Broadway Database
- Zach Galligan's Blog
- Zach Galligan interview, talking about his career past and present
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