Zachary Levi :: Biography
Zachary Levi was born as Zachary Levi Pugh on 29th of September, 1980. He is a celebrated American actor who is most known for portraying the role of Chuck Bartowski in the series Chuck. He is also a director and a singer. He has made his appearance in movies like Thor: The Dark World, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Tangled and Less than Perfect.
He was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States as the middle child to Susan M. Hoctor and Darrell Alton Pugh. He has a mixed ancestry of German, English and Welsh and is a devout Christian. He was always on the move with his family until they decided to finally settle in Ventura, California. He attended the Buena High School. His passion young age and by 6, he was already acting on stage and later did lead roles for regional productions like The Outsiders, Grease, The Wizard of Oz, among others. As he grew older, he dropped his last name Pugh as it sounded much like ‘Pew’ and started using his middle name as his stage name instead.
In order to foster his acting career, he moved to Los Angeles and appeared in a supporting role in Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie (2002), a television movie by FX. He then acted in the ABC sitcom Less than Perfect in 2002 portraying the role of Kipp Steadman. A year later, he got a role in another TV movie SSee Jane Date (2003). His major breakthrough came in the year 2007, after he landed the lead role in Chuck which got him the Best Action Actor nomination for the Teen Choice award in 2010. He got the Kids’ Choice Award for his the moive Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel . He voiced the lead character Flynn Rider in the 2010 Disney animated movie Tangled. He got into the music industry after singing a duet Terrified with Katherine McPhee and also stars in the music video. He also sang I See the Light for the movie Tangled with Mandy Moore. He started his own company The Nerd Machine in September 2010 and launched a website with the same name. He hosts the event Nerd HQ which raises money for the charity Open Smile.
Levi loves cars and motorcycles. He has a good collection of both and is proud of his collection. He also likes playing video games. He started dating singer and actress Catilin Crosby in 2008. Their relationship however did not last much longer and they separated in January 2010. He has started dating recently and is now in a relationship with Missy Peregrym. His girlfriend is a Canadian actress and Rookie Blue star. At some point of time, he was rumored to be gay, but if it was true he wouldn’t be dating a girl!
Zachary has made a good impression as an actor. He has risen to heights and is still doing his best. He has been blessed with good looks and great acting ability. No wonder why he is everyone’s favorite. He has a handsome face and a sexy body and works hard to keep it in shape. It is hard to believe that he will be celebrating his 34th birthday this year. His fans and followers can get up close with him through his twitter account. He is also an active user of his Instagram account and can be found posting pictures frequently. His detailed and recent bio is easily available in the Wiki and IMDb websites and has information on his early life, professional career and personal life. We like to see more of him.