Zack Denbrough was the father of Bill and George Denbrough and a minor character in the horror novel, It. He was also the husband of Sharon Denbrough. Zack worked as an electrician for the Bangor Hydroelectric (one of Derry’s main hydropower corporations).
Following George’s gruesome death in the fall of 1957, his relationship with Bill rapidly deteriorated, becoming more ignorant and socially reclusive towards him.
Nearly six years after his younger son’s murder, Zack died from lung carcinoma. Bill had only been seventeen during the time of his passing.
Stephen King's IT (1990 Film)
In 1960, Bill sends his little brother Georgie out into the rainy afternoon with a paper boat he made as he is too ill to go out. Georgie encounters a clown in a sewer drain who introduces himself as "Pennywise the Dancing Clown" and promises him cotton candy and balloons along with his paper boat, which had fallen in. When Georgie reaches down for it, his arm is torn off. After Georgie's death, Bill enters his room and encounters a picture of him, which comes to life and winks at him before the album begins to drain blood. Bill is startled that his parents don't seem to notice it and tell him to stay away from George's room.
Stephen King's IT (2017 film)
Zack is played by Geoffrey Pounsett for IT (2017 film). After Georgie's died, Zack has a conversation with Bill about Georgie. Bill thought he could be in the barrows. Zack replied to him that Georgie is dead and there's nothing they can do. He tell him to put away his hamster's tunnels before Sharon would see it. He took the Derry map and also give a favor to Bill if he want take stuff from his office, he should ask him first. In Deleted Scenes, When Bill decided to planning a trip for summer, Zack apologized and declined to plan to have a trip for summer. Bill asked for money to buy for his parents for protection devices, Zack replies it's not that and Georgie was looking forward for a trip. He took Bill's plate and asked what is Georgie's favorite food. Bill replied to him as "Mine too". When Bill escaped from IT from the cellar, Zack caught and asked him what going on. Bill tell just saw Georgie and a clown. Zack checked the cellar but there's nothing there. When Bill swear he saw them, Zack told him to go to bed. After Bill and the Losers' defeated IT, Zack goes on with Sharon and Bill to a trip and leaving Derry.
- Sharon Denbrough (wife)
- Bill Denbrough (son)
- Audra Phillips Denbrough (daughter-in-law)
- George "Georgie" Denbrough (son; deceased)
- "I thought we agreed."
- ―Zack to Bill
- "He's gone, Bill."
- ―Zack to Bill about Georgie
- "HE'S GONE!! HE'S DEAD!! He's dead! There's nothing we can do! NOTHING!!"
- ―Zack to Bill confirmed Georgie died
- "Now take this down before your mother sees it. "
- ―Zack to Bill