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Zachary Knighton
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Zachary Knighton

While Zachary Knighton was leaving a stint in detention during his freshman year in high school, a director spotted him and asked if he would audition for his play. Not only did Zachary land the role of Jim in The Glass Menagerie, but he discovered his passion for acting. He would later get his B.F.A. in theatre from Virginia Commonwealth University and study abroad at Oxford University to hone his craft.

Zachary's feature film credits include Surfer Dude, with Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, The Hitcher, The Prince and Me, opposite Julia Stiles and Miranda Richardson and directed by Martha Coolidge, The Mudge Boy and Cherry Falls, with Brittany Murphy and Jay Mohr. He recently completed production on Tug, opposite Yeardley Smith.

On television, Zachary starred in the series Life on a Stick and guest starred on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Law & Order, Ed and Related. He also appeared in the TV movie, Sally Hemmings: An American Scandal.

Zachary's stage credits include Birdy, Madame Melville, The Pumpkin Pie Show, Equus – for which he was nominated for the Irene Ryan Award, and Endgame.

Zachary, who lives in the Los Angeles area, loves to surf, sail and play with his two dogs, Jetson and Crash.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Zachary Knighton Facts

BirthdayOctober 25, 1978 (45)
BirthplaceVirginia, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.