Galligan at the Chiller Theatre Expo in NJ, October 2013
|Born||Zachary Wolfe Galligan
February 14, 1964
New York City, New York, U.S.
Zachary Wolfe "Zach" Galligan (born February 14, 1964) is an American actor known for his work in many 80's movies like 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".
|Year||Film||Role||Also Known As|
|2013||Hatchet 3||Sheriff Fowler|
|Invasion of the Not Quite Dead||-|
|2010||Jack Falls||American Guy|
|2007||Let Them Chirp Awhile||Hart Carlton|
|2005||Legion of the Dead||Dr. Swatek|
|2001||What They Wanted, What They Got||Pete Drake|
|The Tomorrow Man||Spence|
|2000||G-Men from Hell||Dalton|
|Raw Nerve||Ethan Lang||released in Japan as Random Shots|
|Little Insects||King Foptop|
|1997||The First to Go||Adam Curtis|
|Prince Valiant||Sir Kay|
|1995||Cyborg 3: The Recycler||Evans|
|Caroline at Midnight||Jerry Hiatt|
|1993||All Tied Up||Brian Hartley|
|Warlock: The Armageddon||Douglas|
|1992||Waxwork II: Lost in Time||Mark Loftmore|
|Gremlins 2: The New Batch||Billy Peltzer|
|1984||Nothing Lasts Forever||Adam Beckett|
|2003||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Eddie Malloy||1 episode: Happy Family (Season 3, episode 9)|
|2001||7th Heaven||Dr. Kent||1 episode: Worked (Season 6, episode 4)|
|1999||Arthur's Quest||King Pendragon|
|Chicken Soup for the Soul||Young Man||1 episode: My Convertible|
|1998||The Net||Aaron Mitchelson||1 episode: Diamonds Aren't Forever (episode 11)|
|Star Trek: Voyager||Ensign David Gentry||1 episode: In the Flesh (Season 5, episode 4)|
|The Love Boat: The Next Wave||Bill Chase||1 episode: Reunion (Season 2, episode 4)|
|1997||Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||Chester Barnes||1 episode: Homecoming (Season 6, episode 12)|
|1996||Pacific Blue||Ron Jeffries||1 episode: Takedown (Season 1, episode 6)|
|1995||Extreme||1 episode: Pilot|
|1995||For Love and Glory||Thomas Doyle||1 episode|
|1992||Tales from the Crypt||David||1 episode: Strung Along|
|1985||Surviving: A Family in Crisis||Rick Brogan||ABC television movie|
|1983||Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number||Hector Timerman||NBC television movie|
- New York Times, obituary for Galligan, Arthur J. (1927-2006)
- Columbia College Today
- 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 at the Internet Movie Database
- 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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