Apr. 6th, 1975
South Orange, New Jersey
Zach Braff's Main TV Roles
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Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and director, known for Scrubs, Undateable and Alex, Inc.
- He has gained praise at film festivals for his directorial debut, _Garden State (2004)_ (qv).
- According to an article in The Chicago Sun-Times, when Braff won his Best First Feature Independent Spirit Award for _Garden State (2004)_ (qv), his father jumped up from a back table in the room and yelled, "That's my kid!".
- Attended the same high school as producer 'Joel Silver (I)' (qv) (_Road House (1989)_ (qv), _Die Hard (1988)_ (qv) and _Lethal Weapon (1987)_ (qv)) and drummer 'Max Weinberg (I)' (qv) (E Street Band, _"Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993)_ (qv)).
- His right leg is an eighth of an inch longer than his left, which led to a herniated disk in late 2006.
- Attended the same high school and graduated the same year (1993) as R&B singer and hip-hop MC 'Lauryn Hill' (qv).
- The actor has cut a one-year deal with _"Scrubs" (2001)_ (qv) producer ABC TV Studio that will pay him about $350,000 per episode for the 2007-08 season.
- Per his request that she contribute a song to the soundtrack of _Garden State (2004)_ (qv), his ex-girlfriend 'Bonnie Somerville' (qv) recorded the song "Winding Road" for the film.
- Parents are divorced, each is remarried, and all get along with one another. Zach's "four parents" are all at Thanksgiving dinner together every year, with the four children, and the grandchildren.