Last updated on August 18th, 2022 at 01:13 pm
Facts About Zach Braff
|Celebrated Name||Zach Braff|
|Age||48 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Zach Braff|
|Profession||Actor , Director|
|Place Of Birth||South Orange, New Jersey|
|Father||Harold Irwin “Hal” Braff|
|Siblings||Jessica Kirson, Adam J. Braff, Joshua Braff, and Shoshanna Braff|
|Education||Columbia High School, Stagedoor Manor, and Northwestern University School of Communication|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Awards||COFCA Award, Grammy Award, Independent Spirit Award, Pauline Kael Breakout Award, and Golden Schmoes Award|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Marital Status||Unmarried - In a Relationship|
|Source of Wealth||Entertainment Industry|
|Links||Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
Think of a doctor in blue scrubs, forever daydreaming while he is on his duty for hours together, and sure enough the character, J.D pops into mind. Zach Braff's portrayal of the lead character in Scrubs has been etched in the minds of sitcom viewers that many find it difficult to imagine the actor in anything but his blue scrubs. From playing small parts and minor roles in movies and TV shows, he shot to stardom as the naïve and the most lovable doctor in the history of American medical dramas/sitcoms.
What is Zach Braff famous for?
- An American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.
- His role as J. D. on the television series Scrubs (2001-2010), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2005 and three Golden Globe Awards from 2005 to 2007.
Where is Zach Braff born?
Going back to his early, Zach was born as Zachary Israel Braff in South Orange, New Jersey. He was born to parents Harold Irwin "Hal" Braff and Anne Brodzinsky. His mother was a clinical psychologist and his father was a trial attorney and graduate of Rutgers Law School. He has stated in several of his interviews that he had a very strong Conservative/Orthodox upbringing. He is an American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. He has four siblings; Jessica Kirson, Adam J. Braff, Joshua Braff, and Shoshanna Braff.
For education, He attended Columbia High School, Stage-door Manor, and Northwestern University School of Communication.
What does Zach Braff do?
- Moving towards his career, Zach landed one of his earliest roles in High, a proposed CBS television series that was never aired. The cast included Gwyneth Paltrow and Craig Ferguson.
- In 1990, he appeared in The Baby-sitters Club, in an episode titled Dawn Saves the Trees. Three years later, he played Nick Lipton in Woody Allen's Manhattan Murder Mystery, his debut film.
- In 1998, in George C. Wolfe’s production of Macbeth for New York City's Public Theater, he acted alongside Alec Baldwin, Angela Bassett, and Live Schreiber. The next year, he was seen in the movie Getting to Know You.
- 2001 turned out to be a good year for the actor as he landed the role of John J.D. Dorian on the medical comedy TV series Scrubs. This was his first major role in a television show. His role was nominated for three Golden Globes and an Emmy.
- He returned to the Public Theater in 2002, playing a part in the Twelfth Night, staged in Central Park. The same year, he was also seen in the movie, It’s A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie.
- In 2004, he wrote the script for Garden State in six months. He also directed, produced, and starred in the movie. A year later, his mix-tape for the movie’s soundtrack, won a Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media. This movie is largely considered one of his best film roles to date.
- In 2005, he was tricked into chasing a vandal on an episode of Punk’d. That year, he tried his hand at voice acting through the title character of Disney's animated film Chicken Little. He reprised the role in the video game Kingdom Hearts II.
- 2006 saw the release of The Last Kiss, a romantic drama, with the actor providing several tweaks to Paul Haggin’s original script to make it real and courageous. After directing several episodes of Scrubs, he directed its one-hundredth episode, My Way Home that year. That year, he also starred in The Ex.
- Starting in 2007, he recorded voice-overs for commercials, such as a PUR water campaign, Wendy's TV commercials, Cottonelle, etc.
- 2009 was a particularly busy year for the actor as he served as an executive producer for the documentary Heart of Stone, worked on the script for Swingles, and opened the restaurant Mermaid Oyster Bar. He was a cast member for 6 episodes of Scrubs Season 9 and an executive producer for the same.
- In 2010, he starred in the Canadian indie film, The High Cost of Living alongside Quebec actress, Isabelle Blais. In mid-2010, he played the lead role in Trust, at the Second Stage Theatre, a contemporary Off-Broadway theater company.
- From 2011 to 2014, he starred in the films, Tar, Oz the Great, and Powerful and acted, directed, and co-wrote the film Wish I Was Here. It was during this period that he starred in an episode of The Exes, a popular television show as well.
- He also appeared in some films and tv series like In Undateable (2015), Dubious Battle (2016), the Disaster Artist (2017), and Alex, Inc. (2018).
- In March 2020, He and Scrubs co-star Donald Faison launched a podcast named "Fake Doctors, Real Friends". In the podcast distributed by iHeartRadio, they rewatch their success series and share views and experiences of their time on set.
- The same year, he appeared in two films titled, Percy and The Comeback Trail.
- He portrayed the character of Paul Baker in the family-comedy film, Cheaper by the Dozen in 2022. The film is a remake of the 1950 and 2003 films of the same name which were inspired by the real-life Gilberth family.
- Alongside Cole Sprouse, Lana Condor, Mason Gooding, and Emily rudd, Braff starred in 2022's science-fiction romantic comedy film, Moonshot.
- He is also the writer, director, and producer of the upcoming American drama film, A Good Person.
Who is Zach Braff dating?
Talking about his marital status, Zach Braff is currently single and unmarried. But in the past, he had relationships with some stunning women.
Braff was in a romantic relationship with actress Florence Pugh From 2019 to 2022. The couple started dating in April 2019. In his 2019 short film titled "In the Time it Takes to Get There," he directed her. Sadly, the union was terminated in August 2022.
He was also in a relationship with singer and actor Mandy Moore. They dated for two years from 2004 to 2006. Additionally, he has also dated Taylor Bagley, Shiri Appleby, Drew Barrymore, Kristen Dunst, Bonnie Somerville, Sarah Chalke, and Isabel Lucas.
How much is Zach Braff worth?
Zach Braff is an award-winning actor. He hаѕ аn еѕtіmаtеd nеt wоrth оf аbоut $25 mіllіоn at present. Ніѕ рrіmаrу ѕоurсе оf іnсоmе іѕ hіѕ саrееr аѕ а dіrесtоr. He hаѕ еаrnеd mоѕt оf hіѕ mоnеу frоm dіrесtіng ѕоmе fіlmѕ, vіdео gаmеѕ аѕ wеll аѕ muѕіс vіdеоѕ. Ніѕ оthеr ѕоurсе іѕ асtіng, whеrе hе hаѕ рlауеd dіffеrеnt rоlеѕ іn vаrіоuѕ mоvіеѕ аnd tеlеvіѕіоn ѕеrіеѕ. Аddіtіоnаllу, hе hаѕ vоісе асtеd, wrіttеn ѕсrірtѕ, аnd аlѕо bееn аn ехесutіvе рrоduсеr.
How tall is Zach Braff?
Talking about his body statistics, Zach has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and he has a body weight of 86 Kg. His eyes are blue and his brown hair color. Further, he has an athletic body build with a 42 inches chest, 33 inches waist, and 24 inches biceps.
Trivias About Zach Braff You Need To Know.
- He wrote, starred in and compiled the soundtrack record for his directorial debut film, Garden State.
- Attended the same high school as Elisabeth Shue and Andrew Shue. In fact, he grew up around the corner from the Shue family.
- Auditioned for the role of Drue Valentine on Dawson's Creek (1998), which eventually went to Mark Matkevich.