Zach Braff Biography (1975-)

Full name, Zachary I. Braff; born April 6, 1975, in South Orange, NJ; son ofHal (an attorney and professor) and Anne (a psychologist) Braff; brother of Joshua Braff (a novelist) and Adam J. Braff (a writer and producer). Addresses: Agent: Josh Lieberman, Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd.,Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Sandra Chang, Industry Entertainment, 955South Carrillo Dr., 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, writer, producer
Birth Details
April 6, 1975
South Orange, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Nick Lipton, Manhattan Murder Mystery, TriStar, 1993
  • Wesley, Getting to Know You (also known as Getting to Know Allabout You), Sundance Channel, 1999
  • Dean, Endsville, Stick Figure Productions, 2000
  • Fred, Blue Moon, Castle Hill/Curb Entertainment, 2000
  • Benji, The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy, Screen Gems, 2000
  • Andrew Largeman, Garden State, Fox Searchlight, 2004
  • Himself, The Misbehavers (documentary), NightHawk Studios, 2004
  • Voice of Chicken Little, Chicken Little (animated), Buena Vista, 2005
  • Michael, The Last Kiss, DreamWorks, 2005
  • Film Director
  • Lionel on a Sunday (short film), Studio 22 Productions, 1997
  • Garden State, Fox Searchlight, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Dr. John "J. D." Dorian, Scrubs, NBC, beginning 2001
  • Specials
  • Tony/Tammy, "My Summer as a Girl," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1994
  • Scrubs: The Outtake Show, NBC, 2003
  • Himself, I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived Duringthe Holocaust, MTV, 2005
  • Episodic
  • David Cummings, "Dawn Saves the Trees," The Baby-Sitters Club, HBO, c. 2000
  • Voice of X-Stream Mike, "Election Blu-Galoo," Clone High, MTV, 2002
  • Voice of Paul Revere, "A.D.D.: The Last `D' Is for Disorder," Clone High, MTV, 2002
  • Phillip Litt, "Spring Breakout," Arrested Development, Fox, 2005
  • Movies
  • Himself, It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie, NBC, 2002
  • Television Guest Appearances
  • Episodic
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001, 2004
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2004
  • "Garden State," Anatomy of a Scene, Sundance Channel, 2004
  • Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2004
  • Rove Live, 10 Network (Australia), 2004
  • The Panel, 10 Network, 2004
  • Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2004
  • Punk'd, MTV, 2005
  • The View, ABC, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2004
  • Presenter, The 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2004
  • The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2005
  • The 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel and Bravo, 2005
  • Pilots
  • Nobody's Watching, The WB, 2005
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "My Last Chance," Scrubs, NBC, c. 2004
  • "My Best Laid Plans," Scrubs, NBC, c. 2004
  • Stage Appearances
  • Fleance and young Siward, Macbeth, New York Shakespeare Festival,Martinson Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 1998
  • Sebastian, Twelfth Night, New York Shakespeare Festival, DelacorteTheatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 2002
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • The Making of "Garden State," Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2004
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • Garden State, Fox Searchlight, 2004

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers, Issue 2, Thomson Gale, 2005
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, November 23, 2001, p. 35; September 13, 2002, p. 86; August 6, 2004, p. 52
    • Los Angeles Times, August 2, 2004
    • New Jersey Monthly, August, 2004, p. 70
    • New York Times, July 25, 2004
    • People Weekly, August 30, 2004
    • TV Guide, March 6, 2004, pp. 34-35
    • Washington Post, August 1, 2004, pp. N1, N7
    Electronic
    • Spliced Online, /web/20131210100748/http://www.splicedonline.com, July 1, 2004
    Other
    • Fresh Air from WHYY (radio series), National Public Radio, October4, 2004

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