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Zach Galifinakis interviews President Barack Obama on his online show Between Two Ferns. The video was posted on FunnyOrDie.com on March 11, 2014. - Provided courtesy of FunnyOrDie.com
03/11/2014

Zach Galifianakis landed the interview of his life for his online mock talk show, "Between Two Ferns" -- President Barack Obama.

The U.S. leader appeared on the program to promote the new health insurance law, the Affordable Care Act, also dubbed "Obamacare." The six-and-a-half-minute video was posted on the website of Funny or Die. "Between Two Ferns" showcases the "Hangover" actor and comedian's notorious dry sense of humor and sees him baiting guests with seemingly candid questions and quips.

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09/26/2013
Justin Bieber and Zach Galifianakis appear on Betweeen Two Ferns published on Sept. 26, 2013. - Provided courtesy of FunnyorDie.com

Zach Galifianakis calls out Justin Bieber's recent behavior in an interview for Galifianakis' FunnyorDie.com web show "Between Two Ferns." (Warning: Video contains explicit language)

The show frequently features awkward moments and Galifianakis asking outrageous questions. Bieber's episode starts off with Galifianakis saying, "It's really exciting to talk to you, especially right in the middle of your public meltdown."

05/24/2013
Zach Galifianakis talks to OTRC.com at the premiere of the 2013 film Hangover Part III in Los Angeles on May 22, 2013. Zach Galifianakis offers theory about Alan's past, speaking at the premiere of the 2013 film 'Hangover Part III.'
05/14/2013
Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis discuss The Hangover: Part III to OTRC.com at a May 2013 press junket. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis discuss 'The Hangover: Part III' with OTRC.com.
05/05/2013
Zach Galifianakis appears on the May 4 episode of Saturday Night Live. - Provided courtesy of NBC / Saturday Night Live

Zach Galifianakis recently appeared on "Saturday Night Live," bringing the laughs in a (tight) dragon suit and red M&M getup.

The 43-year-old actor, known for his comedy roles with films such as "The Hangover" and "Due Date," hosted the sketch comedy show for the third time on May 4 -- and he definitely brought the funny.

08/12/2012
John Lithgow talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Los Angeles premiere of the Will Ferrell-Zach Galifianakis comedy movie The Campaign on Aug. 2, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

John Lithgow told OnTheRedCarpet.com his latest film, the comedy "The Campaign," makes him proud to be an American.

"Politics has gotten so ugly it's been turning everybody's stomach," Lithgow said at the Los Angeles premiere. "This just...you gotta love America. The fact that this country can generate a movie like this, in the middle of the political season, I think it makes me feel more American than anything."

08/11/2012
Cast member Zach Galifianakis, right, and Quinn Lundberg arrive at the premiere of Due Date in Los Angeles on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010. - Provided courtesy of AP / Matt Sayles

"The Campaign" star Zach Galifianakis is reportedly gearing up to wed Quinn Lundberg this weekend in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The 42-year-old actor, known for films such as "The Hangover" and "Due Date," has not confirmed that his wedding will take place this weekend. However, in June, a wedding invite was leaked to the press listing August 11 as the big day.

08/11/2012
Will Ferrell talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Los Angeles premiere of the Will Ferrell comedy movie The Campaign on Aug. 2, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Will Ferrell may be set to star as Cam Brady in the upcoming comedy "The Campaign," but the actor confessed to OnTheRedCarpet.com that he already had some experience in the political field from his youth.

"I ran in my senior year in high school for senior class council, gave an arousing speech, easily won my council seat, and then I don't think I showed up for any of the council meetings," Ferrell told OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Los Angeles premiere. "I did it for the resume - the college resume. I was very much like Cam Brady who gives great stunt speeches and then when it comes times to governing, is a no show."

08/10/2012
Zach Galifianakis talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Los Angeles premiere of the Will Ferrell comedy movie The Campaign on Aug. 2, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Zach Galifianakis, who is set to star in the upcoming political comedy "The Campaign," talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com about his real-life childhood experience running for student council.

"I ran for student council president in 6th grade," Galifianakis joked with OnTheRedCarpet.com's George Pennacchio. "But my opponent passed out candy - guess who won."

02/24/2012
Sandra Bullock talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com in December 2011 in an interview to promote the movie Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Sandra Bullock, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman and Owen Wilson are the latest celebrities named as presenters for the 2012 Academy Awards. The ceremony is set to feature more than 30 of them and will air on Sunday, February 26 on ABC.

Check out a list of the presenters listed alphabetically by first name below.

02/21/2012
Zach Galifianakis feeds Will Ferrell a strawberry during an interview on his Funny Or Die web series Between Two Ferns in 2011. - Provided courtesy of Funny Or Die / youtube.com/watch?v8vgpWyAcqO4

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are the latest celebrities to be named as presenters for the 2012 Academy Awards.

This will mark the first time Galifianakis, known for the R-rated comedy "Hangover" film franchise, will appear on stage at the Oscars and the fourth such presenting stint for Ferrell.

10/27/2011
Zach Galifianakis talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about Puss In Boots. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Zach Galifianakis talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about 'Puss in Boots.'
05/31/2011
Screenwriter Craig Mazin appears at the Los Angeles premiere of The Hangover Part II in May 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC The screenwriters of 'The Hangover Part II' are already developing a third film - would you watch it?
05/26/2011
Zach Galifianakis talks about The Hangover Part II in an interview provided by the studio. - Provided courtesy of none / Warner Bros. Pictures Zach Galifianakis says he doesn't want to come back to America after living in Bangkok for 'The Hangover Part II.'
05/26/2011
Ken Jeong talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere for The Hangover Part II. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Ken Jeong talks getting naked, investing in comedy at premiere for 'The Hangover Part II,' which opens May 26.
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