The Cast of Scrubs: Where Are They Now?

It’s been almost 15 years since J.D. first started as an intern at Sacred Heart in the pilot of Scrubs. The show ran for nearly a decade and was a whirlwind of Dr. Cox’s rants, J.D.’s daydreams, and medical drama. After a brief attempt to revive the series with all new characters in the ninth season, the series was officially cancelled in 2010. However, the original cast has been plenty busy with newer and bigger things. Find out what the cast of Scrubs has been up to since their days at Sacred Heart!

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Zach Braff - Dr. John Michael "J.D." Dorian
Zach Braff, Scrubs, Wish I Was Here
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After ending his time as J.D. on Scrubs, Zach Braff returned to the world of theatre. In 2011, he wrote a play called All New People which premiered at the Second Stage Theatre in Manhattan and was later moved to Manchester, Glasgow, and London in the UK. In, 2014, Braff opened a musical adaptation of Woody Allen's 1994 film, Bullets Over Broadway. It premiered at the St. James Theatre and closed in August 2014 after more than a hundred performances. Braff also started a Kickstarter campaign for his 2014 film Wish I Was Here. The goal of $2 million was reached within three days and the campaign ultimately raised just over $3 million from 46,520 people. Currently, he is directing a film titled Going In Style set to be released in 2016. It is a comedy heist film based on the 1979 film of the same name and will star Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine.
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Donald Faison - Dr. Christopher Turk
Donald Faison, Scrubs
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After the end of Scrubs, Donald Faison married his second wife CaCee Cobb in December 2012 and had his wedding at the home of Zach Braff. He had a son named Rocco in 2013 and a daughter named Wilder Frances in 2015. In the world of television and film, Faison voiced Princess Cookie on the animated series Adventure Time. He also made an appearance as one of the older Acapella guys singing Booty Wurk in Pitch Perfect who later get into a fight with the Treble Makers. Furthermore, he played the costumed hero Doctor Gravity in Kick-Ass 2 in 2013 and had a part in Braff's Wish I was Here in 2014. Finally, Faison has appeared in several music videos including "More Champagne" by DJ Whoo Kid ft. A$AP Ferg, Problem, Wiz Khalifa and "Time Machine" by Ingrid Michaelson.

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Sarah Chalke - Dr. Elliot Reid
Sarah Chalke, Scrubs
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In addition to playing Dr. Elliot Reid on Scrubs, Sarah Chalke played another doctor named Stella Zinman on How I Met Your Mother in 2008. Since then, she has starred as Kate Swanson in the romantic comedy television series Mad Love and played Angie LeClaire, the love interest of Bobby Cobb, in the sitcom Cougar Town. She made a brief return to the land of medical drama in 2013 when she played a concerned mother named Casey Hedges in season 9 of Grey's Anatomy. Chalke also voices Beth, Rick's daughter and Morty's mother, on the animated show Rick and Morty on Cartoon Network. As for this year, she will play the role of Gabi in the 2016 film Mother's Day starring Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, and Jason Sudeikis.

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Judy Reyes - Nurse Carla Espinosa
Judy Reyes, Scrubs
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Nowadays, Judy Reyes is mainly known for her role of the senior maid Zoila Diaz in the Lifetime comedy drama Devious Maids. She has also made appearances as Dina Milagro on Jane the Virgin, Lola Abano on iZombie, and Mindy Torres on Fresh Off the Boat. She will also be making an appearance as Nola Gades in the upcoming 2016 TV series The Good Wife.
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John C. McGinley - Dr. Perry Cox
John C. McGinley, Scrubs
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Recently, John C. McGinley starred as Remington Stewart Mansfield in the comedy television series Ground Floor. The series was also created by Bill Lawrence and ran for two seasons before it was eventually cancelled in 2015. Like Braff, McGinley also returned to the stage for a brief period. He played the role of Dave Moss in the second Broadway revival of the play Glengarry Glen Ross which opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in 2012. In addition to his acting career, he also looks after his son Max who has Down Syndrome. It comes as no surprise that he is a spokesperson for the National Down Syndrome Society and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. He received the Foundation’s Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award for his work in 2011. Lastly, he is set to appear in several films in 2016 including, The Good Catholic, The Belko Experiment, Rounding Third, and Get a Job.

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Neil Flynn - The Janitor
Neil Flynn, Scrubs, The Middle
NBC/ABC

Neil Flynn is most likely known these days as the father Mike Heck on the ABC sitcom The Middle. The series first premiered in 2009 and was just renewed for an eighth season as of March 3, 2016. In addition to acting, Flynn provided the voice of Chuck in the animated DC Comics web series Vixen. He also voiced the character Max Flush in an episode of Bob's Burgers. Outside of that, Flynn regularly performs with the improv group Beer Shark Mice in Los Angeles.

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