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Zach Braff

Zach Braff was born and raised in South Orange, New Jersey, to Anne Hutchinson (Maynard), a clinical psychologist, and Harold Irwin Braff, a trial attorney. His father is from a Jewish family (from Russia and Austria), while Zach's mother, who is from a Yankee family with deep roots in New England, converted to Judaism. Zach attended Columbia High... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 11 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Scrubs Dr. John 'J.D.' Dorian
Garden State
Garden State Andrew Largeman
Chicken Little
Chicken Little Chicken Little
Oz the Great and Powerful
Oz the Great and Powerful Frank / Finley


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 2016 In Dubious Battle
 2015 Undateable (TV Series)
 2014 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
- I'm So Bad (2014) ... Rob
 2014 Community (TV Series)
- Repilot (2014) ... J.D. (voice, uncredited)
 2013 Effed! (Short)
Richie Keys
 2012 The Exes (TV Series)
Chuck Feeney
 2012 Cougar Town (TV Series)
Pizza Guy
- A One Story Town (2012) ... Pizza Guy (uncredited)
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Chicken Little (English version, voice)
 2006 Chicken Little: Ace in Action (Video Game)
Chicken Little (voice)
 2005-2006 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Phillip Litt
- S.O.B.s (2006) ... Phillip Litt (uncredited)
 2006 Nobody's Watching (TV Movie)
Zach Braff
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Chicken Little (English version, voice)
 2005 Chicken Little (Video Game)
Chicken Little (voice)
 2002 Clone High (TV Series)
Paul Revere / X-Stream Mike
- Election Blu-Galoo (2002) ... X-Stream Mike (voice)
 2000 Endsville
 2000 Blue Moon
Young Fred
 1994 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Tony / Tammy
- My Summer as a Girl (1994) ... Tony / Tammy
 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery
Nick Lipton
 1989 High (TV Movie)
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Music video: Directed "Superman" video by Lazlo Bane. See more »

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4 Interviews | 10 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

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Personal Quote:

[Responding to E! Ted Casablanca, when asked what he thinks of studio heads] They put all this money into these huge movies, and then no one goes to see them . . . That sort of shows that they're out of touch. Then, everyone in town passes on my little movie, and it does really well. See more »


Per his request that she contribute a song to the soundtrack of Garden State (2004), his ex-girlfriend Bonnie Somerville recorded the song "Winding Road" for the film. See more »

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