One of the films that is widely talked about, but yet did not get acknowledged this award season was “The Peanut Butter Falcon.” The movie tells the story of a young man named Zack who has Down syndrome (newcomer Zachary Gottsagen). Zack Gottsagen Actor Trailer. Zack Gottsagen was born on April 22, 1985 as Zachary Robin Gottsagen. Did You Know Trivia. The 92nd Annual Academy Awards are airing live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 9. 2:38. Zack Gottsagen, who grew up in Palm Beach County, has been on a whirlwind of LA appearances, celebrity meetings and to top it off, a stage appearance during the Oscars … During the Oscars on Sunday, Zack Gottsagen presented an award onstage alongside his “Peanut Butter Falcon” co-star Shia LaBeouf. The actor waved to the audience at the Dolby Theater who stood and applauded him before he introduced the nominees. Shia LaBeouf made headlines on Sunday night.. At the 2020 Oscars, the Peanut Butter Falcon star took to the stage with his co-star Zack Gottsagen to … Zack Gottsagen, who grew up in Palm Beach County, has been on a whirlwind of LA appearances, celebrity meetings and to top it off, a stage appearance during the Oscars … He escapes his living facility and travels with his social worker (Dakota Johnson) and a troubled fisherman (Shia LaBeouf) to a wrestling school. "The Peanut Butter Falcon" star Zack Gottsagen became the first Oscars presenter with Down syndrome Sunday night, receiving a standing ovation from nominees and those in attendance. "The Peanut Butter Falcon” features Oscar-nominated actors LaBeouf and Dakota Johnson, along with Jon Bernthal, Thomas Hayden Church, Bruce Dern and John Hawkes. The movie was created specifically for Gottsagen after writer-director duo Tyler Nilson and … “I would hate to see any misconception out there,” Zack Gottsagen's mother, Shelley, said Monday, after Shia LaBeouf was accused of laughing at her son during Sunday's Oscars. Some controversy erupted on Twitter during this year’s Academy Awards, and it came from an unlikely source. Gottsagen walked out on stage with his co-star, Shia Labeouf, to present the award for the live-action short film category. ... 3 wins & 4 nominations. Shia LaBeouf attended the Oscars with Zack Gottsagen, an actor who has Down syndrome.