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.
- On _"Scrubs" (2001)_ (qv), Braff's character is often called by various girl's names. Ironically, his first TV role was in an after school special called _"CBS Schoolbreak Special" (1984)_ (qv) (Episode: My Summer as a Girl), in which he poses as a girl to get a summer job.
- Auditioned for the role of Drue Valentine on _"Dawson's Creek" (1998)_ (qv), which eventually went to 'Mark Matkevich' (qv).
- His right leg is an eighth of an inch longer than his left, which led to a herniated disk in late 2006.
- 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.
- Father is an attorney, who also does stage work.
- Also attending Columbia High School at the same time was 'Ahmed Best' (qv), better known as the voice of _Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)_ (qv)'s Jar Jar Binks.
- Close friend with _"Scrubs" (2001)_ (qv) co-star 'Sarah Chalke' (qv).
- He has gained praise at film festivals for his directorial debut, _Garden State (2004)_ (qv).