Zach Braff is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 6 april 1975 at South Orange (USA)
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Birth name Zachary Israel BraffNationality USABirth 6 april 1975
(43 years) at South Orange (USA
Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff (born April 6, 1975) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. Braff first became known in 2001 for his role as Dr. John Dorian on the television series Scrubs, for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2005.
In 2004, Braff made his directorial debut with Garden State. He returned to his home state New Jersey to shoot the film, which was produced for $2.5 million. The film made over $35 million at the box office and was praised by critics, leading it to gain a cult following. Braff wrote the film, starred in it, and compiled the soundtrack record. He won numerous awards for his directing work, and also won the Grammy Award for Best Soundtrack Album in 2005.
Braff directed another film, Wish I Was Here (2014), which he partially funded with a Kickstarter campaign.
Braff's father is Harold I. Braff, a New Jersey attorney who was one of the originators of the state's American Inns of Court (AIC) and an elected trustee of the National Inns of Court Foundation. He has been widely recognized for furthering standards of excellence in the practice of law. Together with Braff's stepmother, marriage and family therapist Elaine Braff, he also teaches marriage and relationship education classes.
His brother is author Joshua Braff; his stepsister is Jessica Kirson, a New York based comedian.
He dated Shiri Appleby since summer 2007.
He was in a relationship with model Taylor Bagley from 2009 to 2014.
In November 2008, Braff earned his pilot's license flying a Cirrus SR20.
In Episode #4.3 of the MTV show Punk'd, which aired on March 20, 2005, Braff was filmed assaulting a twelve-year-old actor. Braff unwittingly appeared on the show at the behest of his Scrubs costar Donald Faison, who pranked Braff by having the twelve-year-old spray-paint Braff's new Porsche with fake paint.
In 2012, Braff, a Democrat, endorsed the re-election campaign of Democratic President Barack Obama.