Zach Noe Towers is an LA-based actor, writer, and comedian who rose to fame owing to his comedic roles on various Netflix shows. Most people know him from E! series Dating #NoFilter, while many also know him for acting in Dear White People (Season 3) on Netflix.
He is a popular comedian from LA who regularly performs comedy shows all across the country. He was chosen as the New Face at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival 2018 and was also mentioned as one of Time Out Magazine’s “2018 Comedians to Watch.”
A large number of Zach’s fans are unaware that he is also a talented comedy writer and has sold his film script for MEAT MARKET to A24. The horror-comedy feature has been under development in WONDALAND (Janelle Monae). Another Zach’s short film, KILLER FRIENDS, was screened at domestic and international film festivals and received great acclaim.
If you want to learn more about Zach Noe Towers, the multi-talented comedian, be sure to check out more captivating things about him below.
The Most Interesting Things about Zach Noe Towers You Should Know
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1. Zach Starred on the Elite Daily Show
The Elite Daily Show is an American comedy TV series and a premier daily news platform for the millennial generation, by the millennial generation. The main stars of the show include Zach Noe Towers, Gabi Conti, and Karl Hess, all of whom along with other supporting cast members indulge themselves in the daily problems, conversations, and activities of an average millennial’s life.
The show aired for the first time in 2015 and to date has released 112 episodes in 4 seasons, the last episode came out on August 29, 2017. Being a well of talent, Zach did not only star in the show, but was also one of the co-writers for the series.
Zach starred in a total of 77 episodes during 2016 and 2017 and helped write 13 episodes in between that time frame. Some of his main appearances were in the episodes: The Dating Game (2017), Relationship Court (2017), Sober Hacks (2017), 30th Birthday (2017), Roommates (2017), Wacky Tobacky (2017), Complacentroft (2017).
2. The Hysterical Guy Was One of the New Faces for Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival 2018
Just for Laughs is an annual comedy festival held in Montreal, Canada, each July. It is the world’s largest international comedy festival and was founded in 1983. Comedians from all over the world participate in this thrilling and hysterical, almost one week long, standup competition.
The festival also branches out as a television division with tapings and clips from the festival being featured on Just for Laughs subsidized and branded TV specials and programs. All of which have been broadcasted on channels such as Radio-Canada, CBC Television, TVA, and The Comedy Network.
In the 2018 edition of the festival, Zach Noe Towers was named as one of the new faces of the festival along with several other comedians including Rosebud Baker, Joel Boyd, Rocky Dale Davis, Kellen Erskine, Simon Gibson, Erica Rhodes, Usama Siddiquee, Nina Tarr, and Jordan Temple.
3. Zach Was Praised and Acknowledged by Time Out Magazine
Time Out is a London-originated magazine published by the Time Out Group who have now expanded their editorial reach on a global scale, 58 countries and 328 cities to be precise. The magazine is renowned for highlighting and praising up-and-coming talents including comedians, musicians, painters, etc.
In 2018, the magazine rolled out a list highlighting rising comedy talents called “2018 Comedians to Watch,” and you guessed it! Zach Noe Towers was one of the names in the list.
4. The Comedian Was Featured on Dear White People
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Dear White People is an American comedy-drama TV series based around a group of black students in a predominantly white Ivy League college who try to navigate around racial and other forms of discrimination. The TV series premiered on April 28, 2017, and since then has grown to become a five-time award winning show, one that has also racked up a staggering 36 nominations.
A quite commendable achievement seeing as how the show achieved this with only 40 episodes to its name. Towers was featured in volume 3 (season 3): chapter III of the show, in 2019, where is played the role of a home decorator.
5. Towers Hosted Out on Stage
Comedy and acting aren’t the only two skills this guy has under his belt, he’s also a great writer and host as is evident from his work on Out on Stage. Out on Stage is a one-of-a-kind comedy TV series hosted and co-written by Zach Noe Towers featuring some of the top-rated standup comedians from the LGBTQ community.
These talented comedians deliver side-splitting standup performances centering around a variety of taboo and offbeat topics. The show lasted for only 6 episodes, however, premiering and concluding in the same year – 2018.
6. Zach Is Also the Writer and Star of a Short Film
Why audition for films when you can produce your own, right? Killer Friends is a short comedy film written and produced by Zach Noe Towers, who also happens to be playing one of the lead roles in the movie. This short 11-minute film follows the plot of four friends who go on a camping trip, one they won’t be coming back from alive.
The film was very well-received and even won 4 Dances With Films awards for the categories of Run of the Fest Short, Fusion Short Film, Overall Audience Award: Shorts, and Audience Award: Fusion Shorts. The short film was also screened at many film festivals, internationally and domestically.
7. The Actor/Comedian Was Also Cast for TV for Monsters
TV for Monsters is a never-before-seen TV series inspired by the classic movie monsters we’ve all grown to love and admire, ironically, more so than we’re terrified of them. The short-lived TV series involves these classic make-believe monsters (or are they?) playing lead roles in highly unusual and bizarre TV shows.
The series premiered on October 3, 2017, and lasted for only 5 episodes. Zach was featured in 4 episodes where he played the role of the mummy.
8. The Multitalented Star Has a College Degree (No! Not in Awesomeness)
The comedian-actor-writer-director has a college degree, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and he majored in musical theatre. He got his degree from Indiana University, Bloomington. He completed his degree in 2008. Perhaps, some credit goes to the college degree for polishing Zach’s artistry skills and helping him climb ranks in the entertainment industry.
9. Zach hosts a comedy podcast called Confidently Insecure
If you are looking for a great comedy podcast to tune into, you should check out Zach and Noe Towers’ and Kelsey Darragh’s podcast called Confidently Insecure. On Confidently Insecure, Zach and Kelsey talk about various events and talk about normal problems faced by young adults these days.
All of their previous seasons have been loved by fans, and their casual communication is what makes the podcast most enjoyable. They have talked about Therapy, Valentine’s Day, Autism, their personal achievements and struggles, and so much more on that podcast.
10. WeHost with Zach and Darren is a popular series by Zach Noe Towers
WeHost with Darren and Zach is a popular series created by Zach Noe and Darren Bluestone. The series has been created for mature audiences and features a variety of queer stars. The series started as a sketch initially but was made into a five-part episode later on.
Zach has shared that it has been one of the most fulfilling works he has put out in the world and that he appreciates everyone who has taken part in the series. Due to its popularity online, the series has been nominated for a Queerty Award. If enough fans vote for them in Queerty’s web series category, Darren and Zach would be able to win an award for it.
11. He performed a Pride Tour in June 2022
Zach Noe Towers is a popular stand-up comedian who took his show on the road in 2022 for Pride Month. Most of his performances focused on his experiences growing up as gay in the Midwest. He is quite sex-positive, and how he is inspired by Ellen DeGeneres, Sarah Silverman, and Amy Schumer shows in his style of comedy.
He shared jokes about the recent happenings in the US in his jokes and also included a lot of great humor about what it is like to tour as a gay comedian. When Zach was starting out, he usually performed for straight audiences, which is why a lot of his material is relatable to straight people.
Zach has mentioned that this is the reason why he doesn’t get nervous about performing in front of straight audiences but feels more anxious when performing for a queer audience.
12. Zach publishes premium content and behind-the-scenes stuff on his Patreon
Fans of Zach’s podcasts and premium content can subscribe to his Patreon for more fun stuff or just to support his work. He publishes bloopers and extended episodes of his podcasts online on Patreon, and fans can support him according to their budget.
The packages to support Zach start from only $1, and fans can subscribe to watch amazing motivational videos and bonus content immediately.
13. He didn’t intend to start doing start-up comedy but fell in love with it in LA
Zach grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, and he used to watch various comedians on TV as a kid. He has had several celebrity encounters and now has even opened for Fortune Feimster and Whitney Cummings. They both were his inspirations growing up, and it has been a great journey for him.
He used to do musical theater in college and wanted to work in film and TV when he stepped into the professional field. He moved to LA to find more opportunities and pursued stand-up just so he could make ends meet.
His passion for performing on the stage made him fall in love with stand-up comedy because it was a mix of all of the things he wanted to do in LA. His stand-up career became quite successful over the years, leading him to job opportunities in film and TV. He has also had quite a lot of freedom to write his own material with stand-up which can be quite lonely sometimes, but you can see how it affects people immediately.
14. Zach Noe Towers is an incredible comedy writer
Although Zach has established his reputation as a stand-up comedian and actor in the eyes of the public, he is also a fantastic comedic writer. He has been a reader since 2010 for several reputable agencies throughout Los Angeles, California, and has provided critique for improvement to them.
He has mastered the craft over the years, and his experience in the industry has allowed him to know what the industry wants and what writers can do to produce a script to achieve it.
His directing/writing debut was called “Killer Friends,” which was not just an official selection at numerous international film festivals such as Cannes, Saint Louis Intl, and Cleveland Intl but was also the winner of the Audience Award for the Run of the Fest at the 19th Annual ‘Dances with Films’ Film Festival. Zach, an Academy Award-qualifying writer, offers feedback to peers and various companies for their scripts.
15. Zach has worked with Netflix and E! Network
Zach Noe Towers has been featured on the E! series Dating #NoFilter and on the show Nightly Pop on E! Network. His most notable role on TV has to be his appearance on the show Dear White People for season 3 on Netflix.
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Zach Noe Towers is one of the most underrated comedians and comedy writers based in LA. He is an immensely talented writer whose writing/directing debut was featured in various international film festivals.
Aside from that, he has also been a part of Dear White People on Netflix and graced E! Network shows like Nightly Pop and Dating #NoFilter. If you want to catch him live, you can visit some of the top comedy clubs in LA, Boston, or New York since he is often touring the country, making people laugh with his new routines.
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