8 Zach Gilford Quotes from the American Actor

Zachary Gilford, born January 14, 1982 in Evanston, Illinois, is a famous American actor noted for his portrayal of Matt Saracen in NBC’s “Friday Night Lights”.

His career includes roles in various series and films, including Netflix’s “Midnight Mass” (2021), “The Midnight Club” (2022) and the film sequel “The Purge: Anarchy”.

A Northwestern University graduate, Gilford led youth adventure trips and worked at YMCA Camp Echo before his acting career.

Zach Gilford

He’s married to actress Kiele Sanchez, with whom he has a daughter, born through surrogacy in November 2017.

The couple previously suffered a late-term miscarriage in October 2015.

Here are some of the top quotes by Zach Gilford.

Best Zach Gilford Quotes


I think my strength is always been in being very natural. I think Shakespeare and things like that would be more a stretch for me. ~ Zach Gilford.


There is a little bit of me in every part I do… I’m not really good enough to completely construct an all-new character. ~ Zach Gilford.

I never had any film training. I went to Northwestern. I studied education and theater. So it was all theater training. ~ Zach Gilford.

Zach Gilford Quotes

I’m compulsively on time. It drives me insane when people are late. ~ Zach Gilford.

I hate when a movie just sort of ends and is so open-ended you feel like it wasn’t finished. I appreciate leaving things up to the interpretation of the audience and letting them make decisions about where things will go in the future – but the director has to make a decision; otherwise it is sort of a cop-out. ~ Zach Gilford.


Top Zach Gilford Quotes

I wanted to be an actor when I saw the movie ‘Die Hard.’ I saw Bruce Willis shooting guns and blowing stuff up, and I thought, ‘I wanna do that.’ It really had nothing to do with acting; I just wanted a job that allowed me to do fun, bigger-than-life stuff. ~ Zach Gilford.


I used to like the word of the day and when I read, highlight words that I didn’t know and look them up. ~ Zach Gilford.

I really have no preference between TV and film. I think that each individual project is its own thing and has a very different style. ~ Zach Gilford.

So these were the 6 quotes by Zach Gilford.

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