Zachary Burr Abel is an American actor, who is perhaps best known for portraying Carter Anderson in the ABC Family series Make It or Break It. For his role of Carter Anderson he has been nominated for 2010 Teen Choice Awards in the category of Choice Summer TV Star Male but lost to Ian Harding of Pretty Little Liars.
Zachary born and grew up in the small town of Middletown, Indiana. He was born on September 4, 1980, and studied finance and international business at Washington University in St. Louis.
Zachary began his acting career in 2007, when he was appeared in an episode of a CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He got his major chance by playing a character of Jonah Madigan, in a web television My Alibi, a series produced by Take180. In 2009, he played a substantial role in the ABC Family drama The Secret Life of The American Teenager in which he appeared as a Max Enriquez, the stepbrother of Adrian Lee, whom he made an intimate relationship. He has also appeared in a 2009 horror film Forget Me Not. Zachary starred the in the ABC Family drama Make It or Break It as Carter Anderson. He is currently starring in the new The CW drama Shelter as Mitchell Taylor.
- Shelter (2012-present)
- Make It or Break It (2009-2012)
- The One 'N Done (2012)
- The Secret Circle (2011)
- Awkward (2011)
- Night Club (2011)
- 90210 (2010)
- The Subpranos (2010)
- The Big Bang Theory (2009)
- Forget Me Not (2009)
- Hot Sluts (2009)
- The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2009)
- My Alibi (2008)
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2007)