Zachary Coffin (“Zack”) is an American actor and writer living in Los Angeles and Mumbai, and working internationally. He has lived, worked & traveled in nearly 35 countries.
Zack was formally trained in acting at the Stella Adler Acting Studio in New York, and received a B.A. with High Honours from Columbia University and an M.F.A. in Film Production from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.
In India, he began as a stage actor performing at Prithvi Theatre and NCPA in Mumbai, and then toured the country with the award-winning play ‘Baghdad Wedding’, which won the national META award for Best Play and Best Ensemble. He got good notice in his first Indian movie as the German Boxing Coach in Mary Kom (2014) (Viacom18), and subsequently was cast to play the ‘gora shaitaan’ Greyerson in the Hindi TV serial MahaKumbh (2014) (LifeOK) and later several characters from the series Stories by Rabindranath Tagore (2015) (Netflix). He has worked in film, TV, theatre, digital and ads in English, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, French and Spanish — in India and the West.
Though he’s often seen playing the “#EvilWhiteGuy” — notably as the British Football Coach in Housefull 3 (2016) (Eros) or as Lord Jackson in the Tamil hit Jackson Durai (2016) (Sun) — Zack enjoys every opportunity for a good laugh and is delighted to be doing comedies – in digital series such as Die Trying (2018) (Amazon) and Going Viral Pvt. Ltd. (2017) (Amazon) as well as on stage touring with the hit play ‘Last Over’.
Zack most recently can be seen in the shows Chandrashekhar (2018) (Star Bharat), Bose: Dead/Alive (2017) (ALT Balaji) andInside Edge (2017) (Amazon); and the movies Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (John Abraham Entertainment), A Gentleman (Fox) and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) (Yash Raj).