|Zachary Knighton |
|Born ||Zachary Andrew Knighton |
October 25, 1978
Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
|Occupation ||Actor |
|Years active ||2000–present |
|Spouse(s) ||Hang Knighton |
Zachary Andrew Knighton (born October 25, 1978) is an American actor, most widely known for starring as Dave Rose on the ABC comedy series Happy Endings. Prior to that, he co-starred as Dr. Bryce Varley on ABC's science fiction series FlashForward.
Life and career
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Knighton was born in Alexandria, Virginia and in 1996, graduated from Frank W. Cox High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia and the Governor's School for the Arts. Afterwards, he attended Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a fan of horror films and surfing.
In 2007, he starred in the horror film remake The Hitcher, with Sophia Bush, playing the role originally performed by C. Thomas Howell.
Previously, Knighton played Laz Lackerson on the short-lived television program, Life on a Stick. He also starred as Gary on the series Related.
In 2002, main character in the French erotic, disturbing and complex film A New Life by Philippe Grandrieux, with Anna Mouglalis.
In 2009, Knighton was cast as Bryce Varley in the science fiction series Flashforward, based on the novel by Robert J. Sawyer. Knighton had originally auditioned for the role of Demetri Noh but lost out to John Cho. The show's co-creator David S. Goyer then rewrote the role of Bryce Varley for Knighton. The show was axed after one season.
Knighton currently stars as Dave Rose in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings, alongside Eliza Coupe, Elisha Cuthbert, Adam Pally, Damon Wayans Jr. and Casey Wilson. The series was picked up for a third season on May 11, 2012.
BuddyTV ranked him #94 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".
Knighton lives in Malibu with his wife Hang and young daughter Tallulah.