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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), The Right Stuff (1983) and 2010 (1984). She has been married to Caleb Deschanel since July 8, 1972. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Patriot
The Patriot Mrs. Howard
(2000)
The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff Annie Glenn
(1983)
2010
2010 Betty Fernandez, Bowman's Wife
(1984)
Ruby Sparks
Ruby Sparks Female Professor
(2012)

Filmography

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 2012 Ruby Sparks
Female Professor
 2010 It Goes (Short)
Mother
 2010 Casual: The Series (TV Series)
 2009 My Sister's Keeper
Saleswoman
 2009 House M.D. (TV Series)
Julia
- 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!
Betty
 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)
Francine
- 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)
Peggy
- Mr. & Mrs. J. Bolt (1969) ... Peggy (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1968 The Outsider (TV Series)
Marcie
- 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)
Ann
- 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)
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Alternate Names:

Mary Jo Kennedy

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Mother of actress Zooey Deschanel and actress Emily Deschanel. See more »

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Sagittarius

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