"We both got to use our martial-arts training."
—Zach Appelman on Sleepy Hollow[1]

Zach Appelman plays the role of Joe Corbin. Zach Appelman is an actor, known for Kill Your Darlings (2013), World of Warcraft: Cataclysm (2010) and The Words Left Unsaid (2007).


Appelman was born, raised, and went to High School in Palo Alto, California.[2] Appelman played many sports in high school, including track and field, wrestling, and a lot of competitive martial arts.[2] Appelman earned a black belt in karate in high school.[2] He went to University of California, Santa Barbara for his BFA in acting. Appelman then went to Yale School of Drama for his MFA in acting.[3] Appelman's first job out of grad school was playing Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet.[2] He would then go on act in regional theatre in such productions as Hamlet, Timon of Athens, 'King Lear and A Midsummer Night's Dream.[3][4] Appelman then went on to the New York City theatre district to perform in Theatre for a New Audience's A Midsummer Night's Dream as Demetrius and Broadway's War Horse as Sgt. Fine.[3]

Appelman would go to film and television. He would appear in 2013's Kill Your Darlings as Luke Detweiler.[3] His first lead role was in 2014's A Midsummer Night's Dream as Demetrius.[3] In 2016, his next film will be an untitled Joshua Marston Project as Malcolm.[3] In season 15 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Appelman guest stars as Officer Jimmy Hamilton in two episodes. He guest starred in season 2's Sleepy Hollow as Joe Corbin. He had a recurring role in season 3's Beauty & the Beast as Alton Finn.[3] On August 21, 2015, it was announced that Appelman was bumped up to series regular on Sleepy Hollow as Joe Corbin.[5] Appelman has previously been featured in Sheri Wilner's play, The Miracle of Chanukah, and Patrick Gabridge's play Christmas Breaks for public radio show and podcast, Playing on Air.[6]


Season Two
"This Is War" "The Kindred" "Root of All Evil" "Go Where I Send Thee..." "The Weeping Lady"
"And the Abyss Gazes Back" "Deliverance" "Heartless" "Mama" "Magnum Opus"
"The Akeda" "Paradise Lost" "Pittura Infamante" "Kali Yuga" "Spellcaster"
"What Lies Beneath" "Awakening" "Tempus Fugit"
Season Three
"I, Witness" "Whispers in the Dark" "Blood and Fear" "The Sisters Mills" "Dead Men Tell No Tales"
"This Red Lady from Caribee" "The Art of War" "Novus Ordo Seclorum" "One Life" "Incident At Stone Manor"
"Kindred Spirits" "Sins of the Father" "Dark Mirror" "Into the Wild" "Incommunicado"
"Dawn's Early Light" "Delaware" "Ragnarok"


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