Zach Braff Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th April 2016

Fact: Actor Zach Braff is celebrating his birthday on a joint vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico with his former Scrubs co-star Donald Faison. Showing off a photo of the pair frolicking in the ocean on Instagram, he wrote, "Birthday weekend with the wind beneath my wings begins at the amazing @TheCapeHotel @ThompsonHotels. Contemplating 41 in my birthday towel. #Cabo #Blessed."

31st October 2014

Fact: Actor/director Zach Braff had a strange encounter with Kurt Russell at Kate Hudson's annual Halloween party in Los Angeles on Thursday night (30Oct14) - he was dressed as Russell's character from the movie Big Trouble in Little China.

13th February 2014

Tweet: "Snowpocalypse!!!!!... Nyc stay home if you can." Actor Zach Braff is caught in the wintry weather in New York City.

12th December 2013

Fact: Actor Zach Braff has been appointed godfather to his former SCRUBS co-star Donald Faison's newborn son Rocco. Braff revealed his new role online on Wednesday (11Dec13) as he shared a photo of himself with his four-month-old charge. The tot is Faison's first child with his wife CaCee Cobb.

24th May 2013

Fact: Actor Zach Braff is celebrating after breaking the $3 million (£1.9 million) mark in his campaign to raise funds for his new movie project. The star has used crowdsourcing website to pull in money to shoot a sequel to his 2004 film Garden State.

25th April 2013

Tweet: "1 million in 12 hours. I am speechless. From the bottom of my heart, thank you. Lets do this." Zach Braff is blown away by his fans' generosity after hitting the halfway mark in his goal to raise $2 million (£1.3 million) to make new film Wish I Was Here, a follow-up to 2004 comedy-drama Garden State, through crowd-sourcing website

4th March 2013

Tweet: "The vitriol towards Anne Hathaway is idiotic and unkind. She is a great actress and a sweet person." Zach Braff defends his fellow Hollywood star Anne Hathaway after her acceptance speech at the Academy Awards last month (Feb13) sparked an online backlash.

31st October 2012

Tweet: "My beloved home state of New Jersey, I am sending you all the love and positive energy I can muster." SCRUBS star Zach Braff shows his support for those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

2nd February 2012

Quote: "I don't have the abs that Ryan Gosling has! I don't see myself as a leading man. I get to be in an epic Disney movie, and then I do something I wrote and work with amazing directors. That's what I dream about." Zach Braff has no desire to take centre stage in a big screen outing.

20th July 2011

Quote: "My old website got hacked. Someone issued a 'coming out' statement on my behalf. I'm still straight and in love with my girlfriend. But not too straight; I still love musicals, brunch and (TV character) Doogie Howser." Former SCRUBS star Zach Braff jokes about an Internet prank that led many to believe he was gay.

14th August 2010

Fact: Actor Donald Faison showed his support for his former SCRUBS co-star Zach Braff on Thursday (12Aug10) when he attended the opening night of his off-Broadway play Trust.

2nd June 2010

Fact: Former SCRUBS star Zach Braff is heading to the New York stage - he's set to star in new off-Broadway comedy Trust. Previews for the show will begin on 23 July (10) at the Second Stage Theatre.

31st March 2010

Fact: Actors Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kevin Bacon, KYRA SEDGEWICK, Zach Braff and Emmy Rossum were among the stars who turned out to listen to an open discussion about climate change at The Darker Side of Green event in New York on Tuesday night (30Mar10). The debate was chaired by comedienne Sarah Silverman.

30th December 2009

Fact: Singer John Legend celebrated his 31st birthday on Monday (28Dec09) with a star-studded party at New York City club SL. Guests included Zach Braff, Lindsay Lohan, Kid Cudi and British singer Estelle.

13th January 2009

Quote: "We're as close as two straight men can be. We work an 18-hour day and then go home and watch a movie together like When Harry Met Sally; we talk on the phone and watch TV together, we snuggle. I've spooned Donald Faison." Actor Zach Braff admits he shares a particular closeness with his SCRUBS co-star after working together for nearly eight years.

19th December 2008

Fact: Actor Zach Braff leads celebrities with the most friends on the social networking site, boasting 344,003 friends. Reality-TV star Kim Kardashian and Disney pop princess Selena Gomez trail the SCRUBS star with 295,496 and 196,633 respectively.

31st January 2008

Fact: Singer Josh Kelley and his actress wife Katherine Heigl were joined by pals including Zach Braff, T.R. KNIGHT, Haylie Duff and Jamie-Lynn Sigler at SBE's S Bar in Hollywood on Tuesday (29Jan08) night to celebrate the musician's 28th birthday.

16th January 2007

Quote: "All morning I've been foliating. Some people exfoliate, I foliate. All morning long I've been washing things. I have a whole team of people who come over and make me look like this." SCRUBS star Zach Braff on how he prepared for the Golden Globe Awards ceremony.

16th January 2007

Quote: "All morning I've been foliating. Some people exfoliate, I foliate. All morning long I've been washing things. I have a whole team of people who come over and make me look like this." SCRUBS star Zach Braff on how he prepared for the Golden Globe Awards ceremony.

18th October 2006

Quote: "Perhaps we should go back and have Blythe Danner's character get trampled by a yak and Tom Wilkinson's character get kicked in the nuts." Zach Braff reflects on his new film The Last Kiss being soundly beaten at the US Box Office by JACKASS 2.

7th October 2006

Quote: "Who has sex like that? And when I take my shirt off, I don't have ripped, Brad Pitt-in-FIGHT-CLUB abs. I got some real-guy love handles." SCRUBS star Zach Braff slams unrealistic love scenes in movies.

20th September 2006

Fact: SCRUBS star Zach Braff played Woody Allen's son in the film MANHATTAN MURDER MYSTERY.

22nd August 2006

Quote: "You'd think that they're huge stoners, but I think they just have a really wacky sense of humour. The show is definitely stoner-friendly, though." Zach Braff explains the writers' quirky sense of humour on hit show SCRUBS.

20th June 2006

Quote: "I was kosher until I had my Bar Mitzvah, and I parlayed officially becoming a man into telling my father I wanted to eat cheeseburgers." SCRUBS star Zach Braff exerted his dietary independence from his Jewish family.

12th April 2006

Quote: "I'm not going to lie. I've never kissed a girl before, so that was a lot more awkward. But she was maybe one of the best kissers." Mandy Moore enjoyed her on-screen kiss with boyfriend Zach Braff's SCRUBS co-star Sarah Chalke.

26th March 2006

Quote: "I think that it's best not to discuss what you're doing at work on those particular days - with your significant other. I know I don't really need to know or want to know." Mandy Moore doesn't like talking about filming love scenes with actor boyfriend Zach Braff.

6th March 2006

Quote: "I don't have any interest in being the cool guy. There are plenty of guys trying to be the cool guy. I like being the everyman dork who sticks his foot in his mouth." SCRUBS star Zach Braff.

2nd March 2006

Fact: SCRUBS star Zach Braff will follow-up his hit indie movie Garden State by remaking Danish film Open Hearts, a romantic drama about two people who fall in love after a car accident. Braff will direct, co-star, adapt and produce the movie.

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