Zach began acting at the age of seven and has worked on a number of projects. He began his performance career in theater as Winthrop-Music Man. He also used his musical talents in the Wizard of Oz, Oliver and Peter Pan at the historic 11,000 seat St. Louis Muny. He booked his first film entitled “Kingshighway” in St. Louis, Missouri before moving to L.A.. Zach landed his second film credit in Will Ferrell’s “Land of the Lost” Universal Pictures. Last summer he completed shooting his third season of “Diary of a Single Mom” as the character Ian, directed by Robert Townsend. Zach received a “Breakthrough Performance” nomination for this role from the 2009 Indie Soap Awards.
Some of Zach’s TV appearances include class of 2009/10 “Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader”, Hannah-Montana, Perfect Couples and I’m in the Band. He also has a role in the Sci-Fi comedy film “Rock Jocks” scheduled to be released the summer of 2012.
Zach also works frequently providing voices for a number of characters. In Warner Bros.’ Captain Marvel, Zach voiced Billy Batson and as Arthur Baywoesenthal on Scooby-Doo, Mystery Inc. “Song of Mystery”. He has also voiced the character of Matthew Parker on the long time radio program Adventures in Odyssey for three years. He had the amazing experience of voicing over the character Douglas from C.S. Lewis’s “Shadowlands” for BBC radio, England. Zach has voiced characters for Cartoon Network’s Sym-Bionic Titan and Nickelodeon’s Legend of Korra. He recently landed the role of Prince James for Disney’s new show “Sofia the First”. Zach has also worked in several commercials in L.A. for Comcast, Sony and Burger King to name a few.
While in Los Angeles, Zach has continued to work on his singing/performing skills. He plays the piano and would like to learn guitar. He can be seen on the video “If the Earth Could Speak” performed by a number of Disney/Nick stars to raise funds for ChildFund International. Zach has recently added song writing to his list of skills and will be going into the studio soon to record.
Zach’s other activities include school of course. He has been home-schooled since the fourth grade and recently switched to a California program. After reviewing his coursework and testing they promoted him directly to ninth grade from seventh grade. However, high school is a lot more difficult!
When not working or schooling, Zach enjoys a good book and even better, a great St. Louis Cardinals baseball game!