Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel
, is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ
) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel
(née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks
. Her paternal grandfather was French, and her other roots include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Dutch...