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 School in Maplewood, New Jersey, and also graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in film. Zach is known for playing Dr. John 'J.D.' Dorian on the television series "Scrubs", for writing, directing, and starring in the films "Garden State" and "Wish I Was Here", and for starring in the movies "Chicken Little", "The Last Kiss", and "The Ex".
He just completed directing the New Line/ Warner Bros. feature "Going In Style" starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin.
Name: Zach Braff
Known for: Scrubs
BirthDay: 06, Apr ,1975