Zach Gilford - or, to be precise, Matt Saracen - was thrust into the spotlight after the show's opening episode.
Previous TV experience for this young actor includes an appearance on an episode of NBC's Law & Order: SVU.
Gilford is a recent graduate of Northwestern University and is a native of Chicago. He spends his free time leading backpacking and ice climbing expeditions in Alaska, while residing in New York City.
He now stars on Off the Map!