He may be best known for his role as JD on Scrubs
, but Zach Braff made a memorable move into film when he wrote, directed and starred in Garden State
More recently, he's transformed into a flying monkey for Sam Raimi's Oz The Great and Powerful
-- a prequel to 1939 classic, The Wizard of Oz
From The Best of Q
, Braff talks to Jian about the challenges of shedding
a beloved TV persona, how his father introduced him to acting and what
he still has to learn as a director.
Braff also opens up about
dealing with and drawing inspiration from anxiety issues. "A healthy
level of neuroses and anxiety leads to good art," he says. "Hopefully."Original show aired March 7, 2013You can also watch the video version of the interview in the window embedded below.