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Zack Bornstein

Zack was born and raised in Seattle, WA. He is a writer, director, stand up comedian, and actor known best for "Saturday Night Live", "Jimmy Kimmel Live", and "Dear Hunters". His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Splitsider, and more. He studied neuroscience at Brown University, and was a Rhodes Scholar finalist. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »


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Adventure Beast Director


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 2021 Adventure Beast (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Feed the Beast (2021)
- Life is Ugly (2021) ... (live action)
 2020 Floss (Short)
 2019 The Red Nose Day Special (TV Special)
 2014-2016 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (segment director - 400 episodes)
- Zooey Deschanel/Ben Stein/Glass Animals (2016) ... (segment director)
- Terrence Howard/Wolf Blitzer/Bonnie Raitt (2016) ... (segment director)
 2014 Dad? ...Dad? (Short)
 2014 Cool Mom Sex Euphemisms (Short)
 2014 It's a Freelance Life (Video short)
 2013 Fact: (TV Movie)
 2013 Impossible Footsie (Short)
 2013 Pumpkin Everything! (Short)
 2013 Group Sext (Short)
 2013 Sam Klemmer Stand Up (Short)
 2013 Awkward License Photo (Short)
 2013 Pick Up Line Headquarters (Short)
 2012 Dear Hunters (Short) (co-director)
 2012 King of the Friend Zone (Video short)
 2011 Realistic Batman Villains (Short)
 2010 Grassroutes (Short)
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Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Script and Continuity Department (1 credit)
Show Show Visual effects (4 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Animation department (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Zachary Bornstein | Garlic Jackson


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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