Nominated for an Emmy in the comedy Scrubs Donald Faison performs the role of Dr. Christopher Turk. For the role of best friend and companion, JD, Faison Award-Winning Best Supporting Actor in the "comedy" category at the first annual festival BET Comedy Awards in 2004, besides Faison was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in 2006.
A New York native, Faison began his acting career as early as age five, attending nursery school, intuitive and conscious art. The enthusiasm and talent led him to a children's theater school.
Faison made his debut with the backward Angel Bassett's role in the film "Waiting to Exhale". Soon after, he played Murray in the cult comedy "Clueless". Faison acting in the film "Remember the Titans", along with Denzel Washington in 2000 disclosed his entire potential of dramatic actor.
This was followed by work on the film "Double Whammy", where he starred with Elizabeth Hurley.
On television, Faison played Tracy in the popular television drama "Happiness" over the past two seasons. Before that, he starred in the TV version of "Stupid" in the role of Murray for three seasons. In the "Five of us" Faison was Rory. The most prominent secondary roles actor had in serial "Sister, Sister" and "New York Undercover".
Faison filmography also includes such films as " King's Ransom" New Line studio, where he played with Anthony Anderson, "Uptown Girls" movie of MGM studion, along with Brittany Murphy and Dakota Fanning, "Big Fat Liar", "Trippin", "Can't Hardly Wait", "New Jersey Drive Prep", "Juice", "Venus and Vegas", "Vegas Baby". His last work was the role in the film of Focus Features production company "Something New", where he starred with Sana Layton, Blair Underwood and Mike Epps.
Today, Faison is an anchor of a new original program on Spike TV "The Playbook", designed for those who want to learn how to manage the most complicated and difficult situations.
Faison likes to play basketball and now he tries himself as a screenwriter and director.
In the hit comedy "Scrubs" - Zach Braff plays the role of Dr. John Dorian, or simply JD. For this role of eccentric Dr. Braff was nominated in 2005 for Emmy Award and received three consecutive Golden Globes in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
In addition to acting, Braff is different from his peers of his outstanding literary and directorial skills.
Braff was born in New Jersey and completed a course of cinematography in Northwestern University. He studied theater skills during the writing and staging his own short films. In his debut film "English Garden State" Braff showed himself as a writer, director and actor.
Zach Braff has played the title role of Andrew Largeman in cast, which includes Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Ian Holm and Method Man. With a budget of 2,5 million dollars, the film was presented in 2004 at Sundance Film Festival, where it was sold for $ 5 million for an unprecedented bargaining two studios, Fox Searchlight and Miramax.
In addition, Bruff was awarded for the Best Directorial Debut of the National Commission, an award for Breakthrough Director at the Hollywood Film Festival, as well as reward of the Most Promising Filmmaker, awarded the Chicago Film Critics Association. Moreover, Braff got Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, TV or Other Visual Media. The album was sold circulation of more than 1 million copies.
We can hear the Braff voice in a Disney animated 3D movie "Chicken Little". In the movie "The Last Kiss" of DreamWorks, he played a major role. One of his last works was shooting in the movie "The Ex" of Weinstein Company.
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At the moment, Braff, together with his brother Adam, is busy in writing a screenplay for the children's book "Andrew Henry's Meadow", the executive producer of which will again Braff himself.