'Alan' / Zach Galifianakis

'Alan' / Zach Galifianakis

Alan, as portrayed by actor Zach Galifianakis, is one of the most recognizable characters from the instant classic 2009 film, The Hangover.

Famous Facts

  • Alan is chased by a tiger, finds a baby, and is punched by Mike Tyson
  • Zach Galifianakis worked as a busboy, a house cleaner, and a nanny before falling in love with stand-up comedy
  • Galifianakis's first stand-up gig was at the back of a New York hamburger restaurant named Hamburger Harry's

"I tend to think of myself as a one-man wolfpack."

Alan Garner, The Hangover, 2009