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Zen Gesner

Zen Gesner was born on June 23, 1970 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Zen Brant Gesner. He is an actor and producer, known for All My Children (1970), Dumb & Dumber (1994) and Shallow Hal (2001). He has been married to Cynthia Farrelly Gesner since 1995. They have three children. See full bio »

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All My Children
All My Children Braden Lavery
Dumb & Dumber
Dumb & Dumber Dale's Man #1
Shallow Hal
Shallow Hal Ralph
Me, Myself & Irene
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 2017 Gates of Darkness
Stephen's Father
 2016 Paid in Full
 2015 A Date to Die For
Michael Hill
 2013 Slightly Single in L.A.
Church Usher
 2013 Movie 43
Stripper (segment "Truth or Dare")
 2011 Hall Pass
Passenger Cop
 2010 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
- Reflection of Desire (2010) ... Robert
 2008 Shattered!
 2008/I Rex
 2007 Bagboy
Police Office Sinead
 2007 Fetch (Short)
Spike (as Zen Gessner)
 2006 Best of Chris Isaak (Video) (segment "Somebody's Crying") (uncredited)
 2004 The Hollow (Video)
 2003 Knee High P.I. (TV Movie)
Policeman #2
 2003 Small Town Conspiracy
John Haleran
 2002 Boat Trip
 2001 Social Misfits
Counselor Travis
 2001 Shallow Hal
 2001 Osmosis Jones
Emergency Room Doctor #1
 2001 The Breed
 1998 Friends (TV Series)
- The One with All the Kissing (1998) ... Dave
 1998 There's Something About Mary
 1996-1998 The Adventures of Sinbad (TV Series)
- The Guardians (1998) ... Sinbad
- Hell House (1998) ... Sinbad
- The Minotaur (1998) ... Sinbad
- Stalkers (1998) ... Sinbad
- Survival Run (1998) ... Sinbad
 1997 Gettin' Up
 1996 The Glass Cage
 1996 Kingpin
 1995 Wish Me Luck
Henry Krinkle
 1995 Soldier Boyz
Guard #1
 1995 Compromising Situations (TV Series)
Phillip Larsen
- Real Woman (1995) ... Phillip Larsen
 1994 Victim (Short)
Sgt. Greg
 1994 Dumb & Dumber
Dale's Man #1
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Played a surfer in Chris Isaak's music video, "Somebody's Crying".

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Zen Gessner


5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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Son of Nan Martin and Harry Gesner. See more »

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