Biography

Zach McGowan is currently heating up both movie and TV screens. On the small screen, Zach is currently filming his intriguing new TV show “LA’s Finest” alongside two amazing actresses; Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba. More details to come!  In October 2018, Zach’s two new heartracing movies are scheduled to be released; Scorpion King: Book of Souls and Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy.  These two franchise adventures will scorch our TV screens with incredible fight scenes, nonstop action, and sizzling love scenes!  We are counting the days!

 Zach’s last cinematic movie, “Imperfections”, was released in July 2017.  An intimate indie movie shot in Chicago, Zach plays a shady former boyfriend (Ray) of the main character.  Zach received consistently rave reviews for his commanding performance and fans adored it!

Zach has an impressive 52 tv and movie credits to his name.  He has consistently worked with renown actors, producers and directors.  His film credits include Imperfections, Friended to Death, Terminator Salvation, The Hunt for Eagle One, Crash Point, Seal Team Six, and Dracula.  Zach has also guest starred in several popular television series, including The Walking Dead, Lethal Weapon, Law and Order SVU, CSI Miami, Cold Case, UnReal, and Numb3rs.  Zach’s short film work includes leading roles in The 14th Morning, The Last Supper, Sadiq, and Darkstorm, among others.

In 2014-2016, Zach made an unforgettable impression as the unpredictable, wild, sexy, and dangerous pirate Charles Vane on STARZ’s hit series, Black Sails.  Fans waited breathlessly for every episode. Vane’s hanging scene (S3 Ep9) crushed the hearts of millions of fans.  So much so, that Black Sails creators addressed his on-screen death publicly. The Charles Vane character created by Zach is now legendary. 

Zach just completed a two year stint on The 100 as the beloved King Roan. Zach was introduced in S3 as a guest star and was then promoted to a regular cast member in S4 as his character grew in both number of scenes and depth.  Zach was also a guest star in Marvel’s wildly popular Agent of Shields as The Superior in 2016.  Zach played a mysterious Russian terrorist Anton that was bent on eliminating the inhumans.  Zach is also known for the sweet soul Jody on ShowTime’s exclusive series Shameless for two seasons.  

Zach’s exuberant love of life, family, and acting is evident in Zach’s daily life and in his many accomplishments. Zach is married (Emily) and has two beautiful daughters. He is known for his love and generosity toward his adoring, loyal global fan base which grows larger every day.  Zach has more television shows and movie projects in the works, and his fans (a/k/a Zach’s Crew) are always so excited and impatient to see what he is up to next!