Apr. 6th, 1975
South Orange, New Jersey
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Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and director, known for Scrubs, Undateable and Alex, Inc.
- 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 and graduated the same year (1993) as R&B singer and hip-hop MC 'Lauryn Hill' (qv).
- Attended the same high school as 'Elisabeth Shue' (qv) and 'Andrew Shue' (qv). In fact, he grew up around the corner from the Shue family.
- He has gained praise at film festivals for his directorial debut, _Garden State (2004)_ (qv).
- Brother, novelist Josh Braff, wrote "The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green."
- Middle brother, Joshua Braff, and oldest brother, 'Adam J. Braff' (qv) have collaborated on screenplays for TV. Sister is a fashion designer.
- Auditioned for the role of Drue Valentine on _"Dawson's Creek" (1998)_ (qv), which eventually went to 'Mark Matkevich' (qv).
- Is best friends in real life with _"Scrubs" (2001)_ (qv) co-star 'Donald Faison (I)' (qv), who plays Turk.