Up 371 this week

Mary Jo Deschanel

Mary Jo Deschanel was born on November 25, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mary Josephine Weir. She is an actress, known for The Patriot (2000), 2010 (1984) and The Right Stuff (1983). She has been married to Caleb Deschanel since July 8, 1972. They have two children. See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Mary Jo Deschanel? Add or change photos

TV Spotlight: The Top 10 Episodes of "The Walking Dead"

We've curated a list of the top 10 episodes of "The Walking Dead" according to the IMDb user ratings.

Read More

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 people
created 15 Jun 2012
a list of 4300 people
created 05 May 2013
a list of 16 people
created 29 Mar 2014
a list of 46 people
created 11 months ago
a list of 28 people
created 4 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Mary Jo Deschanel's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For


Jump to: Actress | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actress (28 credits)
 2013 Casual
 2012 Ruby Sparks
Female Professor
 2010 It Goes (Short)
 2010 Casual: The Series (TV Series)
 2009 My Sister's Keeper
 2009 House M.D. (TV Series)
- Simple Explanation (2009) ... Julia
 2007 Breach
Vivian O'Neill
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Julia Lonegan
- Day (2005) ... Julia Lonegan
 2002 Bark!
 1998 JAG (TV Series)
Victoria Ross
- Chains of Command (1998) ... Victoria Ross
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Sister Mary Catherine
- Someone to Love (1989) ... Sister Mary Catherine
 1987 Cameo by Night (TV Movie)
Mrs. Schwinn
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gary
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
- Gather Ye Acorns (1986) ... Francine
 1984 2010
Betty Fernandez, Bowman's Wife
 1970 Paddy
Mary (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1969 Anatomy of a Crime (TV Movie)
Marcie (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Trina Mason
- The Gifts (1969) ... Trina Mason (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1969 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
- Mr. & Mrs. J. Bolt (1969) ... Peggy (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1968 The Outsider (TV Series)
- There Was a Little Girl (1968) ... Marcie (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1968 The Wild Racers
Dancing Girl (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
- Ride the Savage Land (1968) ... Ann (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Mary Jo Potter
- Down with Willy Hatch (1967) ... Mary Jo Potter (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Mary Jo Kennedy


5' 2" (1.57 m)

Did You Know?


Mother of actress Zooey Deschanel and actress Emily Deschanel. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Dame Helen Mirren is great, but... Judd-Half-Nelson
Discuss Mary Jo Deschanel on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page