Zach Braff

Zach Braff

actor, producer, director, writer

Born April 6, 1975 in South Orange, New Jersey, USA

Zach Braff was born and raised in South Orange, New Jersey, to Anne Hutchinson (Maynard), a clinical psychologist, and Harold Irwin Braff, a trial attorney. His father is from Russia and Austria, while Zach's mother, who is from a family with deep roots in New England. Zach attended Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, and also graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in film. Zach is known for playing Dr. John 'J.D.' Dorian on the television series Scrubs (2001), for writing, directing, and starring in the films Garden State (2004) and Wish I Was Here (2014), and for starring in the movies Chicken Little (2005), The Last Kiss (2006), and The Ex (1996). He just completed directing the New Line/ Warner Bros. feature "Going In Style" starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin.

Filmography

Connections

  • Donald Faison

    Donald Faison

  • Bill Lawrence

    Bill Lawrence

  • Sarah Chalke

    Sarah Chalke

  • Neil Flynn

    Neil Flynn

  • Mike Schwartz

    Mike Schwartz

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Western
  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Romance
  • Sports
  • Children & Family
  • Science Fiction