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Zach Braff

Zach Braff during the 2007 WGA strike
Born Zachary Israel Braff
April 6, 1975 (1975-04-06) (age 34)
South Orange, New Jersey, USA
Occupation Actor, director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1993–present
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.Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff (born April 6, 1975) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.^ Zach Braff actor and Sarah Chalke actor ] .
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^ Zach Braff actor and Sarah Chalke actor by Zach Braff actor .
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^ I think Zach Braff is an amazing director.
  • Zach Braff and Mandy Moore split up - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Braff first became known in 2001 for his role as John "J.D." Dorian on the popular TV series Scrubs, which earned him his first Emmy nomination.^ Braff has played the role of protagonist John "J.D." Dorian on the sitcom Scrubs since the show's debut in 2001.
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^ Yet Braff was nominated for an Emmy.
  • 'Scrubs' star Zach Braff falls in love with Tel Aviv - Haaretz - Israel News 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.haaretz.com [Source type: General]

^ During the 2000s, he became known for his role as John "J.D." Dorian on the NBC sitcom Scrubs which earned him his first Emmy nomination.
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.Braff remained working on Scrubs for eight years, until he announced his departure as an actor, his last episode airing in December 2009. Braff has, however, taken an executive producer's role on the series.^ Braff confirms 'Scrubs' departure .
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^ One of Ritter's last roles was playing Braff's father on "Scrubs."
  • 'Scrubs' star Zach Braff falls in love with Tel Aviv - Haaretz - Israel News 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.haaretz.com [Source type: General]

^ Last Braff episode?
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.In 2004, Braff made his directorial debut with Garden State, a coming of age film.^ He has gained praise at film festivals for his directorial debut, Garden State (2004).
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^ Braff also wrote and directed 2004's Garden State.
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^ He's the critically acclaimed director and star of the 2004 film "Garden State."

.Braff returned to his home state of New Jersey to shoot the film, which was produced on a budget of $2.5 million.^ Monologue: Zach sings about his home state, New Jersey.
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^ She wrote and performed original music for the soundtrack to Zach Braff's film "The Last Kiss," and was sought out by producer Reese Witherspoon to write and perform a song for the soundtrack...
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^ Bought by Fox Searchlight and Miramax, the film went on to make over $35 million worldwide, more than 14 times the film’s budget.
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.The film made over $35 million at the box office as well as profiting from DVD sales, and was praised by critics,[1] giving Braff his first financial success and critical acclaim in film work.^ The Last Kiss grossed approximately $11 million at the North American box office, and was considered a commercial disappointment, however, worldwide box office receipts and DVD rentals added $35 million to the take, bringing in nearly twice the production cost of $20 million for the film.
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^ Ever since the success of that film, and a number of other high profile projects Braff has been linked to, it seemed that his days as sitcom star were numbered.
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^ Bought by Fox Searchlight and Miramax, the film went on to make over $35 million worldwide, more than 14 times the film’s budget.
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Braff also wrote and starred in the film, and selected and produced the soundtrack record, for which he won a Grammy Award for Best Soundtrack Album in 2005.
.Braff is also known for starring in the films The Last Kiss and The Ex, and for his vocal work on Chicken Little.^ His most recent film is The Last Kiss.
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^ Which actor starred as the voice of chicken little?
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^ I'm sure The Last Kiss will be a hit and I promise to go see it on opening day....though I must confess the movie I'm most excited about seeing is Chicken Little because the animation looks wicked.
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.In 1993, he had a supporting role in Woody Allen's Manhattan Murder Mystery - a role that would mark his film debut.^ WHO: Zach Braff WHAT: writer, director, actor WHEN: Thursday, July 1, 2004 WHERE: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, SF, CA HOW (you might know him): Braff stars in the creative NBC sitcom "Scurbs" and made his film debut in Woody Allen's "Manhattan Murder Mystery."
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^ Reared on a diet of Woody Allen, Mel Brooks and Neil Simon, Braff, aged 18, secured a small part as his idol's son in Allen's Manhattan Murder Mystery.
  • 'I've won the indie film lottery' | Film | The Guardian 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Braff began his career in stage productions of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Macbeth at New York City's Public Theater, and also appeared in Woody Allen 's 1993 film Manhattan Murder Mystery .
  • Zach Braff - SideReel 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Braff states that he will continue to write and direct films in the coming years.^ Actor turned director Zach Braff took a six-year break after his feature directorial debut Garden State , an emo indie romcom which was the surprise hit of the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.
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^ In addition to writing, directing and acting in his own film, Braff moved on to leading roles on “The Last Kiss” (2006) and “The Ex” (2007).
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^ It'll be Braff's first full-feature directing job since Garden State , but follows a segment he made for New York, I Love You , which is due out later this year.
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Contents

Early life

.Braff was born in South Orange, New Jersey, to a Jewish family.^ Born and raised in New Jersey.
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^ Braff was born in West Orange, New Jersey, to a Jewish family.
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^ Date of Birth: 6 April 1975 , Braff was born in South Orange, New Jersey, to a Jewish family.
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.His parents, Hal Braff, a trial attorney and sociology professor, and Anne Brodzinsky, a clinical psychologist, divorced and re-married others during Braff's childhood.^ His parents, Hal Braff, a trial attorney and sociology professor, and Anne Brodzinsky, a clinical psychologist, divorced and re-married others during Braff's childhood.
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^ Zach Braff Biography - life, childhood, children, parents, name, story, history, school, mother, young - Newsmakers Cumulation Powered by JRank Encyclopedia of .
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^ My family was all about storytelling and making each other laugh," he says of his parents before their divorce.
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[2][3][4] .One of his siblings, Joshua, is an author.^ One of his siblings, Joshua, is an author.
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.Braff has wanted to be a filmmaker since his early childhood and has described it as his "life dream."^ Braff has wanted to be a filmmaker since his early childhood and has described it as his "life dream."
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^ His passion for music may have come late in life, but Braff knew early on that he wanted to act and make films.
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[5] Braff was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder at age 10.[6]
.As a teen, Braff attended Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York.^ As a teen, Braff attended Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York.
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^ Zach Braff Talks About 'Scrubs' and New Restaurant - wpix.com www.wpix.com New York Entertainment, New York News -- WPIX.com.
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^ Across the country in New York we also caught "Arrested Development" star Jason Bateman, Zach Braff, Petra Nemcova and Serena Williams.
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.Braff has frequently mentioned that that is where he cultivated his acting talents.^ Three years later, Braff could be found cultivating his own show-business skills at Stagedoor Manor, a renowned children's acting camp.

.He graduated from Columbia High School, in Maplewood, where he worked in the school's television station.^ He graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, where he worked in the school's television station.
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^ Braff is friends with singer Lauryn Hill, who graduated from Columbia High School in 1993, the same year as Braff.
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^ His alma mater, Columbia High School, is in a town (Maplewood, NJ) adjacent to (and is a de facto rival of) Millburn, where Zach's Scrubs Co-star John C. McGinley grew up and attended high school.
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.Braff graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science; there, he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.^ Braff graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in film where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity.
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^ Braff graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in film where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity.Braff began his career in stage productions of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Macbeth at New York City's Public Theater, and also appeared in Woody Allen's 1993 film Manhattan Murder Mystery.
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^ Braff and Brothers were friends at Northwestern University, and they reconnected when each moved out to L.A., Braff scrounging for acting gigs and Brothers playing open-mic nights around town.
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While attending Northwestern, Braff met singer-songwriter Cary Brothers and Joshua Radin whose music is featured on Braff's comedy series, Scrubs.

Career

.Braff began his career behind the scenes as a janitor assistant during William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Macbeth (as Malcolm) at New York City's Public Theater,[5] and also appeared in Woody Allen's 1993 film Manhattan Murder Mystery.^ Braff began his career in stage productions of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Macbeth at New York City's Public Theater, and also appeared in Woody Allen 's 1993 film Manhattan Murder Mystery .
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^ Braff graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in film where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity.Braff began his career in stage productions of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Macbeth at New York City's Public Theater, and also appeared in Woody Allen's 1993 film Manhattan Murder Mystery.
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^ We'd both done Shakespeare in the Park in New York City, I wrote her a letter while we were doing "Twelfth Night."
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Braff was briefly on the Disney program The Baby-sitters Club in an episode titled "Dawn Saves the Trees." He, along with many Scrubs cast members, also has a small role playing himself in It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie.
Braff is also the voice of the narrator in advertisements for Cottonelle, as well as the narrator for the Pur Water Filter Commercials of 2009.

Scrubs

.Braff has played the role of protagonist John "J.D." Dorian on the television show Scrubs since the show's debut in 2001. The role was Braff's first major part in a television show.^ Braff has played the role of protagonist John "J.D." Dorian on the sitcom Scrubs since the show's debut in 2001.
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^ One of Ritter's last roles was playing Braff's father on "Scrubs."
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^ Fortunately, Garden State , the film debut of Zach Braff -- otherwise known as J.D. on Scrubs -- was clever and funny, rightly acclaimed as the year's best date movie.
  • People of the Year 2004: Zach Braff : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

.Braff has been nominated for three Golden Globes and an Emmy for his role as the offbeat doctor.^ Braff has been nominated for three Golden Globes and an Emmy for his role as the offbeat doctor.
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^ Yet Braff was nominated for an Emmy.
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^ Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated sitcom star and indie actor-writer-director Zach Braff first gained fame from his small-screen breakout role as J.D. on NBCs Scrubs (2001- ) before coming out of nowhere to win critical acclaim for his big-screen directorial debut on Garden State (2004).
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.In March 2007, Braff signed a one-year deal with NBC for the seventh season of Scrubs.^ In March 2007, Braff signed a one-year deal with NBC for a the seventh season of Scrubs.
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^ Braff confirms they are currently shooting the new season in its entirety, and have even finished filming their 100th episode, so why is the NBC network not supporting the show?
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^ Billy Dec interviews Zach Braff for the 2016 Olympic Bid Scrubs Zach Braff talks about the changes in season 9 .
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.He reportedly earned $350,000 an episode, making him one of the highest-paid actors on television,[7] alongside House's Hugh Laurie and Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen.^ He will reportedly earn $350,000 per episode, making him one of the most highly paid actors on television, alongside House 's Hugh Laurie and Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen .
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^ He will reportedly earn $350,000 per episode, making him one of the most highly paid actors on television, alongside House's Hugh Laurie and Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen.
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^ She brings him to her house, introduces him to her mother and (African) brother and her two Dobermans.
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.However, Braff claims that these reports "have not been very accurate."^ However, Braff claims that these reports "have not been very accurate.".
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^ However, Braff claims that these reports "have not been very accurate."
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[8]
.In late October 2008, Bill Lawrence confirmed Braff will star in the eighth, and what was expected to be the final season of Scrubs, before adding that Scrubs could continue with a new cast.^ Scrubs: Some thoughts from Bill Lawrence .
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^ 'Scrubs' could continue beyond 2009 with new cast--The Live Feed .
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^ Zach Braff and Bill Lawrence discuss viewers questions about Scrubs season 8.
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.However, in 2009 and after the eighth season finale of Scrubs aired, it was announced that Braff, along with other regular cast members, would star in six episodes of the show's ninth season to help to transition the show to its new format.^ Zach Braff Look-alike on scrubs Season 6 episode 19 .
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^ Plus those episodes of Scrubs she guest starred in this season were amazing.
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^ We are currently shooting episode 6 of the final season of Scrubs.
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.For the ninth season Braff will also act as an Executive Producer of Scrubs.^ This isn't the first time we've heard Scrubs renewal buzz, but it's starting to seem more serious, considering that ABC and Executive Producer Bill Lawrence are reportedly talking about budget and which cast members could return for a possible ninth season.
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^ Billy Dec interviews Zach Braff for the 2016 Olympic Bid Scrubs Zach Braff talks about the changes in season 9 .
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^ Three days after our lunch, Braff returns to the set of Scrubs for what may be his final season.
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Braff has directed several episodes of Scrubs, including its one-hundredth, "My Way Home".

Garden State

.In addition to directing several episodes of Scrubs, Braff wrote, directed, produced, and starred in 2004's Garden State, which was filmed in his home state of New Jersey, in various towns such as South Orange, Maplewood and Tenafly.^ In addition to directing several episodes of Scrubs, Braff wrote, directed, and starred in 2004's Garden State, which was filmed in his home state of New Jersey, in various towns such as South Orange, Maplewood and Tenafly.
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^ Braff also wrote and directed 2004's Garden State.
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^ Zach Braff, director and star of "Garden State."
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.Producers were initially reluctant to finance the film, which Braff wrote in six months.^ Producers were initially reluctant to finance the film, which Braff wrote in six months.
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^ As soon as he landed the lead role of J.D., Braff quit his job and spent the five months before filming finishing the screenplay for Garden State.
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^ Zachary Israel Braff (born April 6, 1975) is an Independent Spirit Award-winning American television and film actor, director, screenwriter and producer.
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[7] .After its success, he was sent a large number of scripts that he rejected because they were the kinds of films that he "would never go see or have any interest in being in."^ After its success, he was sent a large number of scripts that he rejected because they were the kinds of films that he "would never go see or have any interest in being in."
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^ But its a chicken or the egg kind of thing because they moved it around so much that they could never build a loyal fan base, as weve been on every night of the week," he says, bitterly.
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^ I would have loved to s I'm glad you didn't have to suffer his s it will be real interesting to see who t Chris, THANKS SO MUCH!!
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[9] .In February 2005, he won a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for a Motion Picture for the Garden State soundtrack,[9] on which he also served as the compilation producer.^ The soundtrack record, which he selected and produced, earned him a Grammy for Best Soundtrack Album in 2005.
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^ In February 2005, he won a Grammy Award for "Best Compilation Soundtrack For A Motion Picture" for the Garden State soundtrack, on which he also served as the compilation producer.
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^ Won a Grammy in February of 2005 for "Best Compilation Soundtrack For A Motion Picture" for Garden State (2004), on which he served as the compilation producer.
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Voice acting

.Braff has done voice acting, providing a voice for the title character in the Disney animated film Chicken Little (2005), as well as being credited for voice acting in the video game Kingdom Hearts II.^ Take the new (and first) Disney all CGI animated film Chicken Little.
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^ He has also done voice-acting, having voiced the title character for the Disney animated film Chicken Little (2005) and the video game Kingdom Hearts II. In 2005, Braff was featured on Ashton Kutcher's Punk'd when he was tricked into chasing a supposed vandal who appeared to be spray-painting his brand new Porsche.
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^ He has just directed an episode of Scrubs and is now doing the voice for Disney's Chicken Little, an animated cartoon due out next year.
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.Braff has also done voice overs for commercials, including the PUR water ad campaign, Wendy's TV commercials in 2007 and '08,[10] and Cottonelle commercials, in which he portrays the Cottonelle puppy.^ I love the Wendy's commercials on TV. I love the Ex.
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^ TAGS: cute puppies TV commercials zach braff .
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^ Reply to this comment Comment by Elliot 2007-01-30 08:16:35 Although it’s a risk here to admit that I am a Braff fan (come on…scrubs is hilarious!
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.One Cottonelle ad features a very brief live-action cameo of Braff himself.^ The first one features Zach Braff and Natalie Portman, and its one of the easiest commentary tracks to listen to and enjoy Ive ever come across.
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^ The best scene, the only one I wished had remained in the movie, was Musical Themed Bar Mitzvah, featuring Zach Braffs dad.
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Other work

.In 2005, Braff was featured on Ashton Kutcher's Punk'd when he was tricked into chasing a supposed vandal who appeared to be spray-painting his brand new Porsche.^ He has also done voice-acting, having voiced the title character for the Disney animated film Chicken Little (2005) and the video game Kingdom Hearts II. In 2005, Braff was featured on Ashton Kutcher's Punk'd when he was tricked into chasing a supposed vandal who appeared to be spray-painting his brand new Porsche.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Greenhouse in New York in the company of Israeli model Esti Ginzburg, who appears in the 2009 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.
  • Zach Braff Tokes! | CelebStoner News | News 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.celebstoner.com [Source type: General]

^ Ashton Kutcher - Guess Who .
  • Zach Braff - Chicken Little Interview 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Zach Braff The Last Kiss Interview 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He then proceeded to hurl expletives at the young boy until Ashton Kutcher showed up.^ He then proceeded to hurl expletives at the young boy until Ashton Kutcher showed up.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

[11] .The episode aired March 20, 2005.[12] Braff has also made a couple of guest appearances on the show Arrested Development as Phillip Litt, a parody of Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis, who produces a film series called Girls with Low Self Esteem.^ Braff has also made a couple of guest appearances on the show Arrested Development as Phillip Litt, a filmmaker in the vein of Girls Gone Wild who produces a film series called "Girls with Low Self Esteem".
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ The episode aired March 20, 2005.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ All credit to Bill Lawrence, the creator, and Zach Braff who directs now and then, as well as playing the character "J.D".
  • Zach Braff's Garden State Blog: Crystal Village and Lunch with Silent Bob 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC gardenstate.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Braff has directed several music videos: Gavin DeGraw's "Chariot,"[13] Joshua Radin's "Closer" and "I'd Rather Be With You," and Lazlo Bane's "Superman," the theme song from Scrubs.^ In addition to directing several episodes of Scrubs, Braff wrote, directed, and starred in 2004's Garden State, which was filmed in his home state of New Jersey, in various towns such as South Orange, Maplewood and Tenafly.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Also, the Cary Brothers music video I directed for the song, "Ride" is up on Yahoo as an exclusive premiere- as soon as I can I'll post it here as well.
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^ I came up with this idea to make a music video by cutting together clips of people from all over the world singing the song and shooting the video themselves as though it were their own song.
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Winning a Grammy Award for assembling the soundtrack album of Garden State and directing three music videos, Braff has said that he "loves music and knows a lot about it."[14] His music production has resulted in newfound success for some of the artists featured on his film soundtracks, such as The Shins, who were prominently featured on the Garden State soundtrack and the Scrubs soundtrack, resulting in the expression the "Zach Braff effect."[15][16]
.On May 19, 2007, Braff hosted the 32nd season finale of Saturday Night Live, where in one sketch, he plays a high school student who tries to explain to the two snobby heads of the prom committee (Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph) how Garden State is an important film to his peers.^ Garden State also features not one but two commentary tracks .
  • Garden State (2004) 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

^ Saturday Night Live 15 (USA: fifteenth season title) ...
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^ Garden State is not one of them.
  • Big Man Tabasco Sauce » Blog Archive » The Gardening 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.brianmpalmer.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Braff was in talks to star in the film Fletch Won and had signed on to play the role eventually played by Dane Cook in Mr. Brooks,[17] but dropped out of both roles to work on Open Hearts, which he adapted from a Danish film and will direct. .He has also co-written a film version of Andrew Henry's Meadow, a children's book, with his brother, and was scheduled to direct one of the segments for the film New York, I Love You.^ He has also co-written a film version of Andrew Henry's Meadow, a children's book, with his brother, and is scheduled to direct one of the segments for the film New York, Je T'Aime.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Have you directed plays or short films?
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^ He’s written an entire ONE film that’s been released.
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.However, he was not among those who directed the film, scheduled to be released in October.^ He has also co-written a film version of Andrew Henry's Meadow, a children's book, with his brother, and is scheduled to direct one of the segments for the film New York, Je T'Aime.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

[18]
In July 2009, he signed on as an executive producer for the documentary Heart of Stone to "help spread the word about it."[19]

The Last Kiss

.Braff starred in the romantic drama The Last Kiss, which opened on September 15, 2006. Braff, who tweaked several parts of Paul Haggis' script for the film, wanted the script to be as "real as possible" and "really courageous" regarding its subject matter.^ Braff starred in the romantic drama The Last Kiss, which opened on September 15, 2006.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Another excellent Paul Haggis script!!
  • The Last Kiss (Zach Braff) - Movie-List Forum 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.movie-list.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Braff, who tweaked several parts of Paul Haggis' script for the film, noted that he could relate to his character, and wanted the script to be as "real as possible" and "really courageous" regarding its subject matter.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

[20] .The film's director, Tony Goldwyn, compared Braff to a younger version of Tim Allen, describing Braff as "incredibly accessible to an audience...^ The film's director, Tony Goldwyn, compared Braff to a younger version of Tim Allen, describing Braff as "incredibly accessible to an audience...
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Tony Goldwyn, who directed Braff in "The Last Kiss" said he has the qualities of an "everyman" and reminded him of Tom Hanks when he was younger.
  • 'Scrubs' star Zach Braff falls in love with Tel Aviv - Haaretz - Israel News 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.haaretz.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2007, Braff starred in the film The Ex, which he has described as a "silly comedy," and which was released on May 11, 2007 and also starred Amanda Peet, Charles Grodin and Jason Bateman.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

a real guy, an everyman."[2]
.As with Garden State, Braff was involved with the film's soundtrack; he served as executive producer and selected lesser known artists such as Imogen Heap, Joshua Radin, Schuyler Fisk, and Rachael Yamagata, as well as Remy Zero, Coldplay, Snow Patrol, Turin Brakes, The Shins and Aimee Mann,[9] to appear on the track.^ Remy Zero, Rachael Yamagata, Cary Brothers, Imogen Heap and Schuyler Fisk all playing live for a tiny audience.
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^ As with Garden State, Braff was involved with the film's soundtrack; he served as executive producer and selected lesser known artists such as Imogen Heap, Joshua Radin, Schuyler Fisk, and Rachael Yamagata, as well as Remy Zero, Coldplay, Snow Patrol, Turin Brakes and Aimee Mann, to appear on the track.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Zach Braff attends the Joshua Radin concert after party at the House Of Blues on August 28, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.
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[20]
.The Last Kiss grossed approximately $11 million at the North American box office,[21] and was considered a commercial disappointment;[7] however, worldwide box office receipts and DVD rentals added $35 million to the take, bringing in nearly twice the production cost of $20 million for the film.^ The Last Kiss grossed approximately $11 million at the North American box office, and was considered a commercial disappointment; However, worldwide box office receipts and DVD rentals added $35 million to the take, bringing in nearly twice the production cost of $20 million for the film.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ In addition to writing, directing and acting in his own film, Braff moved on to leading roles on “The Last Kiss” (2006) and “The Ex” (2007).
  • Zach Braff - Yahoo! TV 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Reply to this comment Comment by Kamra 2006-09-12 08:39:15 he didn’t direct Last Kiss however right?
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The Ex

.In 2007, Braff starred in the film The Ex, which he has described as a "silly comedy,"[22] and which was released on May 11, 2007 and also starred Amanda Peet, Charles Grodin and Jason Bateman.^ In addition to writing, directing and acting in his own film, Braff moved on to leading roles on “The Last Kiss” (2006) and “The Ex” (2007).
  • Zach Braff - Yahoo! TV 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ JakeD member since 2007 11:31PM on 6 May 2009 Happy [HAP-ee] 1.
  • Donald Faison, Zach Braff photo - Find the best Scrubs photos at TVLoop 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.tvloop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Premiere: Zach Braff at the LA premiere of Universal's American Dreamz - 4/11/2006 Jesse Grant, Wireimage.com - Friday, September, 22, 2006, 3:22 AM .
  • Zach Braff - Yahoo! TV 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Braff said on his blog that "the movie didn't do as well as he expected."^ I didn't expect it to do that and I can't do that with every movie I make.
  • blackfilm | features | THE LAST KISS: An Interview with Zach Braff
    By Wilson Morales
    16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.blackfilm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Braff said on his blog that the movie didn't do as well as he expected.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Well firstly, I didn't write and direct this movie, and secondly; not every film I set out to be a part of is going to take on as much as Garden State aspired to take on.
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[citation needed]

Open Hearts

.Braff's next directorial project is the upcoming, 2011 film Open Hearts, a remake of a 2002 Danish film of the same name.^ Braff was in talks to star in the film Fletch Won and had signed on to play the role eventually played by Dane Cook in Mr. Brooks, but dropped out of both roles to work on Open Hearts, which he will direct and adapt based on a Danish film.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ So many people seemed to feel the movie spoke to them directly and that surprised me, but people have to know that I cant do that every time and make a pivotal life movie every time The next thing I will do will be completely different, Open Hearts, which is a Danish movie that I adapted.
  • Zach Braff The Last Kiss Interview 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Washington, D.C.: Is this screenplay/film based on the Rick Moody book of the same name?
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The project has been put in limbo due to Braff's work on Scrubs. The film will focus on a woman, shocked by her fiance's paralysis in a car crash. .She ends up having an affair with her husband's doctor, whose wife caused the original accident.^ He will end up like jennifer garners first husband..completely forgotten.
  • Mandy Moore And Zach Braff To Wed - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.thesuperficial.com [Source type: General]

^ We are all human, we do stupid things and we wake up the next day and wonder why we did them., so I was attracted to a protagonist whose own demise is caused by himself.
  • Zach Braff The Last Kiss Interview 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The original film starred Mads Mikkelsen, Sonja Richter, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, and Paprika Steen. The cast for Braff's remake have not been revealed yet. .It was first revealed that Zach Braff was planning to remake Open Hearts in 2006,[23] at the same time Braff's film The Last Kiss was being released.^ Braff starred in the romantic drama The Last Kiss, which opened on September 15, 2006.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Open Hearts is the next film I will direct.
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^ Braff was in talks to star in the film Fletch Won and had signed on to play the role eventually played by Dane Cook in Mr. Brooks, but dropped out of both roles to work on Open Hearts, which he will direct and adapt based on a Danish film.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

The film will be produced by Paramount Pictures.
.On his blog, Zach Braff announced that directing the film had been delayed due to his show Scrubs being renewed.^ I think Zach Braff is adorable in Scrubs.
  • Zach Braff and Mandy Moore split up - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Zach Braff (7) show all images .
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^ He has just directed an episode of Scrubs and is now doing the voice for Disney's Chicken Little, an animated cartoon due out next year.
  • 'I've won the indie film lottery' | Film | The Guardian 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

[24] .The production of the film has been put in limbo several times due to Braff returning to film the seventh and eighth seasons of Scrubs, and in 2006 it was revealed that Braff had put the project on hold for a year after difficulties surrounding casting.^ In addition to writing, directing and acting in his own film, Braff moved on to leading roles on “The Last Kiss” (2006) and “The Ex” (2007).
  • Zach Braff - Yahoo! TV 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Zach Braff, the actor who plays Doctor John 'JD' Dorian in the popular medical comedy Scrubs is leaving the show at the end of the eighth season.
  • Zach "JD" Braff Leaving Scrubs 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.shortnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Braff confirms they are currently shooting the new season in its entirety, and have even finished filming their 100th episode, so why is the NBC network not supporting the show?
  • Zach Braff - Chicken Little Interview 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The picture was to be filmed in New Jersey, Braff's homestate and location of Garden State, in the summer of 2006[23] This date has been changed but the location is believed to remain the same.^ Braff dated Bonnie Somerville around the same time he worked on Garden State.
  • Zach Braff - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Change location for your local news .
  • Zach Braff News - Topix 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Name: Zach Braff Date of Birth: April 06, 1975 Place of Birth: South Orange, New Jersey Add to My Favorites Post a Comment Mini-bio : Zachary Braff (born April 6, 1975) is a Grammy Award-winning American television and film actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.
  • Zach Braff - Wiki - Pictures - Videos 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Swingles

.Zach Braff announced via his Facebook page that he is working on the script of the film "Swingles",[25] which he will direct and star in alongside Cameron Diaz.^ Zach Braff To Star In Swingles And direct and re-write Diaz rom-com .
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^ In addition to writing, directing and acting in his own film, Braff moved on to leading roles on “The Last Kiss” (2006) and “The Ex” (2007).
  • Zach Braff - Yahoo! TV 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Zach Braff Filmography Find movie reviews for major Zach Braff films, available from various nationwide critics.
  • Zach Braff Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[26]

Personal life

.In early 2006, unnamed sources told In Touch Weekly magazine that Mandy Moore and Braff were engaged.^ I am crazy about Zach Braff and Mandy Moore seems like a nice gal (in a pretentious, American way).
  • Mandy Moore And Zach Braff To Wed - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.thesuperficial.com [Source type: General]

^ There seems to be something about Zach Braff and Mandy Moore that makes people post irrelevant, incoherent comments.
  • Mandy Moore And Zach Braff To Wed - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.thesuperficial.com [Source type: General]

^ It might be that people would rather think of anything than the idea of Zach Braff or Mandy Moore acting.
  • Mandy Moore And Zach Braff To Wed - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.thesuperficial.com [Source type: General]

[27] Moore's representative denied the engagement.[28] .In the summer of 2007, Braff started to date Roswell star Shiri Appleby.^ Braff & Moore didn't start dating until the twilight of the 2004 election.
  • Zach Braff and Mandy Moore split up - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She previously dated Scrubs star Zach Braff.
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^ TMZ cameras caught Zach Braff out with the new lady in his life -- "Six Degrees" star Shiri Appleby.
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[29][30]
.In November 2008, Braff earned his pilot's license flying a Cirrus SR20.^ I've been taking flying lessons, because it's a life goal of mine to get my private pilot's license.
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[31] .Braff's step-sister is Jessica Kirson, a New York stand-up comedienne.^ Across the country in New York we also caught "Arrested Development" star Jason Bateman, Zach Braff, Petra Nemcova and Serena Williams.
  • Zach Braff | TMZ.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gossip Drew Barrymore , Kissing , Lost , New York , Zach Braff .
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[32] .His brother is author Joshua Braff.^ Somewhere in between, Braff grew up the youngest of four siblings (his other brother, Joshua, is a novelist).
  • Zach of All Trades :: Music :: Features :: Paste 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.pastemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Also, for those of you who don't know, my brother Joshua Braff wrote an amazing novel called "The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green".
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^ Check out Zach's brother Joshua Braff's Blog LiveJournal Users: Add The Zach Braff Blog Syndication As Your Friend!
  • Zach Braff's Garden State Blog 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC gardenstate.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Filmography

Film actor
Year Film Role Notes
1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery Nick Lipton
1999 Getting to Know You Wesley
2000 Endsville Dean
2000 Blue Moon Fred
2000 The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy Benji
2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie John Dorian TV film
2004 Garden State Andrew Largeman
2005 Chicken Little Chicken Little voice only
2006 The Last Kiss Michael
2006 The Pursuit of Happyness Worker in Homeless Shelter uncredited
2007 The Ex Tom Reilly
2010 The High Cost of Living
2010 Andrew Henry's Meadow Andrew Henry
2011 Open Hearts
2011 Swingles
Television actor
Year Film Role Notes
1993 The Baby-Sitters Club David Cummings 1 episode
1994 CBS Schoolbreak Special Tony / Tammy 1 episode
2001-2010 Scrubs John Dorian Main character (175 episodes)
2002 Clone High Paul Revere / X-Stream Mike 2 episodes (voice only)
2005-2006 Arrested Development Phillip Litt 2 episodes
2009 Scrubs: Interns John Dorian 1 webisode
Film director
Year Film Notes
1997 Lionel on a Sunday short film
2004 Garden State
2008 Night Life TV film
2011 Open Hearts
Swingles
Television director
Year Film Notes
2004-2009 Scrubs 7 episodes
Film writer
Year Film Notes
1997 Lionel on a Sunday short film
2004 Garden State
2011 Open Hearts
Swingles

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I'm kind of jealous of the life I'm supposedly leading.
.Zachary Israel Braff (born April 6, 1975) is a Grammy Award-winning American television and film actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.^ Zachary “Zach” Braff (born April 6, 1975) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.

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^ American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.Zachary (Zach) Israel Braff was born April 6 1975.
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.He came to fame during the early 2000s with his role as J. D. on the NBC sit-com Scrubs.^ He is best known for his role in NBC's "Scrubs."
  • Zach Braff on TV.com 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He came to fame during the early 2000s with his role as John Dorian on the NBC sit-com Scrubs and has since become a [More...
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^ American actor Zach Braff's breakthrough role came as John Dorian on the NBC sitcom Scrubs .
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    ^ "There [are] lots of anecdotes and such that are true, they didn't all necessarily happen to me, they happened to friends and some happened to me, some I read about in the paper and they were the real basis, they were the foundation on which I started writing the script."
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    I lead a pretty boring life — I sit at home, I'm on the Internet, I eat cereal — that's a typical night for me.
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    .I'm like, "Wow, I should probably go to that place.^ Katie member since 2008 8:03PM on 6 May 2009 JD told Turk he smelled like regret and that he should let it go.
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    ^ Are there places in South Orange you like to go to?
    • blackfilm | features | THE LAST KISS: An Interview with Zach Braff
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    ^ Well, we should probably let you go get back to work.
    • Shmoozin' with Zach Braff 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.hillel.org [Source type: General]

    It sounds like fun. .It sounds like I had a good time there."^ That sounds like a good name for a porno.
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    ^ That sounds like it could be good.
    • Zach Braff to Direct Swingles | Pajiba - Scathing Reviews for Bitchy People 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.pajiba.com [Source type: General]

    ^ There's so much fey, rainy day guitar pop-folk in Garden State that when the Nick Drake song finally arrives, it sounds like what every other song had been searching for at the same time that it seems totally redundant.
    • Minneapolis Movies - Time of No Reply - page 1 16 January 2010 22:22 UTC www.citypages.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    I'm kind of jealous of the life I'm supposedly leading.

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Zachary Braff (born April 6, 1975, South Orange, New Jersey) is an American television and movie actor, director, screenwriter and producer. He became famous in the early 2000s playing the part of "Dr. John Dorian" on the NBC series Scrubs. Since then, he has written, starred in and directed the 2004 movie Garden State. He also has directed multiple music videos.

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