Zak Orth is an American actor known for his roles in Wet Hot American Summer, The Baxter, Melinda and Melinda, In and Out, and Music and Lyrics and NYC 22. He also appeared as man haunted by psychic visions in an episode of the Fox series Fringe. He is currently starring in the NBC television drama Revolution as Aaron.
Orth was born Adam Zachary Orth in Libertyville, Illinois, the son of Jane, a piano teacher, and Robert Orth, an opera singer. He is good friends with the members of the comedy group Stella and has appeared in many of their short films, as well as their 2005 TV series. He is also known for his brief role in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet playing the character Gregory. Orth is an alumnus of DePaul University. He is an avid fan of Sam Raimi's 1981 cult classic The Evil Dead.
He is also one half of The Doilies, a comedic musical group, with Michael Showalter.