Zachary Braff (born 6 April 1975 in South Orange, New Jersey) is an actor, film director, screenwriter and producer American. It is mainly known for his role as Dr. John j.d. Dorian television series Scrubs.


Zach Braff born in South Orange, New Jersey, to a Jewish family. Hal Braff and Anne Braff Brodzinsky are her parents divorced and married again. One of his brothers, Joshua Braff is writer and comedian Jessica Kirson is his half-sister.

At the age of 10 years Braff was diagnosed with “obsessive-compulsive disorder”, and he admitted that he was not happy with the public school system. Since childhood, I wanted to work as an actor and described it as “the dream of his life”. He graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, where he had worked in the school television station. Then he graduated from Northwestern University in cinema, where he was also part of the Phi Kappa PSI fraternity Bachelor.

It has three siblings: Adam, Joshua and Shoshanna. It is a big fan of the comic English Ricky Gervais and considers John Ritter as his main influence of Act. (John Ritter acted as a father of Zach Braff on Scrubs)

In its romantic relations, Zach has been partner Bonnie Somerville, Mandy Moore and Liz, starred in the series Roswell is currently dating actress known for her role Shiri Appleby.

On 12 October 2009 started a rumor on multiple social networks (especially Twitter) that Zach Braff had committed suicide. The rumor started after the appearance of the news of his death in an article of the CNN website, apparently such page was a fairly successful forgery, although other news that appeared on the fake page dating 2007. Also appeared the news in another article of a website in appearance a website overview is created, however by Fake to Wish, generating web rumors about famous. On 13 October 2009 Zach Braff desmentía a video site Facebook which were dead.


Braff began his career in theater such as Twelfth Night and Macbeth, both works of William Shakespeare, in New York City’s Public Theater. Also, appeared in the film Manhattan murder mystery with Woody Allen and Diane Keaton.



* The Ex (Fast Track) (2007)

* The Last Kiss (2006)

* Chicken Little (Chicken Little) (voice) (2005)

* Arrested Development (Arrested Development) EP. 2.17 and 3.09 (tv series) (2005 / 2006)

* Something in common (time of return) (Garden State) (2004)

* Scrubs (Scrubs) (tv series) (2001 – 2009)

* Clone High EP. 1.02 and 1.03 (tv series) (2000)

* Broken hearts club (The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy) (2000)

* Spell of moon (Blue Moon) (2000)

* Endsville (2000)

* Getting to Know You (1999)

* My Summer As a Girl (1994)

* Manhattan murder mystery (Manhattan Murder Mystery) (1993)

* The Baby Sitters Club EP. 11 (tv series) (1990)


* Scrubs (Scrubs)

My Way Home (episode 5.07) (2006)

My Best Laid Plans (Episode 4.19) (2005)

My Last Chance (Episode 4.08) (2004)

* Something in common (Garden State) (2004)

* Lionel on a Sunday (short film) (1997)

He has also directed music videos of songs:

* Gavin Degraw Chariot

* Joshua Radin Closer

* Cary Brothers Ride

Video games

It has lent her voice to video games:

* 2005 – Kingdom Hearts II