But do note that it is not possible to be certain of a person's genealogy without a family's cooperation (and/or DNA testing).
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".
Along with other Scrubs cast members, Braff has a small role playing himself in It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie.
He also provided the voice of Finley in the Disney film Oz The Great and Powerful (2013).
In 2005, Braff was featured on Punk'd when he was tricked into chasing and then beating a supposed vandal who appeared to be spray-painting his brand new Porsche.
During his childhood, Braff was a friend of future Fugees member Lauryn Hill.
As a child, Braff also attended Stagedoor Manor, a performing arts "training center" for youth actors ages 10 to 18.
Braff was nominated for three Golden Globes and an Emmy for his work on the show.
Braff directed several episodes of Scrubs, including its one-hundredth, "My Way Home".
Braff also knows Stagedoor alums Natalie Portman, Mandy Moore, and Joshua Radin. D." Dorian on the medical comedy TV series Scrubs which debuted in 2001.