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Zach Galifianakis: Comedy Star of the Year!

Zach Galifianakis: Comedy Star of the Year!

Zach Galifianakis is ShoWest 2010′s Comedy Star of the Year!

The 40-year-old actor will be celebrated at the ShoWest convention in Las Vegas next Thursday (March 18).

Zach Galifianakis has a knack for making audiences laugh till it hurts through the comedic characters he plays,” ShoWest managing director Robert Sunshine said (via THR).

Last year, Zach‘s Hangover co-star, Bradley Cooper, was honored with the same award!

Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer will also be honored at the convention as Female and Male Stars of Tomorrow!

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9 Responses to “Zach Galifianakis: Comedy Star of the Year!”

  1. 1
    JLK Says:

    Congratulations to Zach! He was hilarious in The Hangover. Didn’t he also host SNL recently?

  2. 2
    Puffin Says:

    Zach is most worthy of this award! Such a funny man! Does anyone know if part of his acting in The Hangover was improv?
    “Hey, there’s Skittles in there!”

  3. 3
    ka-blamo Says:

    He’s not really that funny. He did a pisss poor job on SNL this last weekend, he was constantly looking at cue cards just off set, and stalling in delivering his lines.

  4. 4
    PowderPuffles Says:


    That’s his style, if you watch his other stuff he purposely tries to make it look like it’s uncomfortable and weird – i’m not comparing him to Andy Kaufman or anything, but… he used to do that a lot too. He’s just not a typical comedian i guess.

  5. 5
    scrug Says:

    Bradley Cooper is funny?! when? where?

  6. 6
    enoevian Says:

    Director of the Hangover, Todd Phillips, is the winner of ShoWest Director of the Year. Good year for the Hangover boys.

  7. 7
    ++Logan++ Says:


    Zach is hilariously and really knows how to delivery awkward humor.

  8. 8
    why? Says:

    When did acting awkward become the same as being a good actor? I mean Michael Cera does the same thing. It’s like people associate awkwardness with sincerity or something.

  9. 9
    Ļoha Says:

    n1 :))))))))))

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