Braff was born in South Orange, New Jersey on April 6, 1975 into a Jewish family with Hal Braff and Anne Braff Brodzinsky as parents, who during their youth would divorce and end up remarrying other people.
According to Braff this marked him a lot in his childhood during which he was diagnosed with “Obsessive Compulsive Syndrome”. He graduated from Columbian High School and entered Northwestern University from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Film degree.
From that moment he interpreted the most varied works, from Shakespeare even his works in small theaters. Shortly after he would participate in the film of Woody Allen “Manhatan Murder Mystery”.
Thus, in the cinema he can be remembered playing Benji in the feature film “Brokenhearts Club”. In this role Braff acts as a homosexual attracted to gym men as much as the voice of the sympathetic “Chicken Little”.
However, his most recognized and beloved role is that of John “JD” Dorian on the acclaimed NBC sitcom “Scrubs”. There he has starred in the role of a recently received doctor who tries to survive in the world of hospitals, meeting a series of characters that make history a unique comedy.
His best friend Donald faison Interpret the paper of Turk in the fiction of Scrubs, coincidentally the best friend of JD The rest of the cast is made up John C. McGinley Y Sara chalke.
Braff has won an award Grammy for his work on the sound arrangement of his own film “Golden State ” which he wrote, directed and acted. He has also been nominated several times for the Golden globes and the Emmy awards.