Orth, Zak 1970–

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ORTH, Zak 1970–


Full name, Adam Zachary Orth; born October 15, 1970; son of Robert (an opera singer) and Jane (a piano teacher) Orth; married Heidi (a graphic designer). Education: DePaul University, B.F.A., acting, 1992.

Addresses: Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor. Member of musical group Yucky Bunny.


Film Appearances:

Curtis, Spanking the Monkey, Fine Line Features, 1994.

Bad with Numbers, 1995.

Paul Faber, My Teacher's Wife, Savoy Pictures, 1995.

Abernathy Cousin number three, The Pallbearer, Miramax, 1996.

Gregory, Romeo + Juliet (also known as Romeo and Juliet and William Shakespeare's "Romeo + Juliet"), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Mike, In and Out (also known as In & Out and Le pot aux roses), Paramount, 1997.

Deputy Abel Martinson, Snow Falling on Cedars, 1999.

Adam, Loser (also known as The Loser), Columbia, 2000.

Monk Jablonski, Down to You, Miramax, 2000.

J. J., Wet Hot American Summer, USA Films, 2001.

Turkey hunter, Enis, Stewart, and inspector, Stella Shorts 1998–2002, 2002.

Butch, Kill the Poor, 2003.

Voice of Zip, Hair High (animated), E.D. distribution, 2004.

Peter, Melinda and Melinda, Fox Searchlight, 2004.

Manny, The F Word, 2005.

Wendall Wimms, The Baxter, Lions Gate Films, 2005.

Randall, Prime, Universal, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Law & Order, NBC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Warren Sanderson, When Trumpets Fade (also known as Hamburger Hill 2), HBO, 1998.

Don Ohlmeyer, Monday Night Mayhem, TNT, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Douglas Clayborne, "Rose Hill," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1997.

Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in Christmas, Comedy Central, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Norman, The Courtship of Eddie's Father (also known as Eddie's Father), The WB, 2004.

Elliot Morgenthal, Stella, Comedy Central, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Jeopardy," Law & Order, NBC, 1990.

Wally Parkers, "Consent," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NBC, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Andrei Prozorov, Three Sisters, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1994.

Pony, SubUrbia, Lincoln Center, Mitzi Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Julius "Gunner" Baker, Misalliance, Roundabout Theatre Company, Criterion Center, Laura Pels Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Philip, The Eros Trilogy, Vineyard Theater, New York City, 1999.

A Place at the Table, MCC Theater, New York City, 2000.

Stephen Undershaft, Major Barbara, American Airlines Theater, New York City, 2001.

Dr. William Shumway, The Secret Order, Laguna Playhouse, Laguna, CA 2003.

Patrick, Rope, The Zipper, New York City, 2005.

Clay, The Pain and the Itch, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL, 2005.



Los Angeles Times, September 28, 1997.

New York Times, August 8, 1997.