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Zachary Israel Braff is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.

He voices an exaggerated version of Himself in BoJack Horseman.

Personal Life

Braff was born in South Orange, New Jersey, and grew up there and in neighboring Maplewood. His father, Harold Irwin "Hal" Braff, was a trial attorney, professor at Rutgers Law School, a founder of the state's American Inns of Court (AIC), and an elected trustee of the National Inns of Court Foundation.

His mother, Anne Brodzinsky (born Anne Hutchinson Maynard), worked as a clinical psychologist. His parents divorced and remarried others during Braff's childhood. One of his siblings, Joshua, is an author. His other brother, Adam Braff, is a writer and producer. His stepsister, Jessica Kirson, is a New York-based comedian.

Through his mother's New England ancestors, Braff is a ninth cousin of the 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

Braff has wanted to be a filmmaker since his early childhood, and has described it as his "life dream." Braff was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder at age ten. During his childhood, Braff was a friend of future Fugees member Lauryn Hill at Columbia High School, in Maplewood, New Jersey.

Braff also attended Stagedoor Manor, a performing arts "training center" for youth actors ages ten to eighteen. It was there that he won an acting award. Braff attended the Northwestern University School of Communication, where he became a brother of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and graduated in the class of 1997.

In an episode of the MTV show Punk'd that aired on March 20, 2005, Braff unwittingly appeared on the show at the behest of his Scrubs co-star, Donald Faison. In November 2008, Braff earned his pilot's license flying a Cirrus SR20.

BoJack Horseman

Braff voices Himself in BoJack Horseman.