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Zooey Deschanel


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 (2004)) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks (1990). Her paternal grandfather was French, and her other roots ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011-2014 New Girl (TV Series)
Jess
- Episode #4.10 (2014) ... Jess
- Episode #4.9 (2014) ... Jess
- Episode #4.7 (2014) ... Jess
- Episode #4.8 (2014) ... Jess
- Background Check (2014) ... Jess
 2008-2013 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Mary Spuckler
- Moonshine River (2012) ... Mary Spuckler (voice)
- Apocalypse Cow (2008) ... Mary Spuckler (voice)
 2010 Havin' a Summah (Video short)
 2008 Yes Man
Allison
 2007 Tin Man (TV Mini-Series)
DG
- Tin Man (2007) ... DG
- Search for the Emerald (2007) ... DG
- Into the Storm (2007) ... DG
 2006-2007 Weeds (TV Series)
Kat
- Doing the Backstroke (2007) ... Kat
- Pittsburgh (2006) ... Kat
- Yeah, Like Tomatoes (2006) ... Kat
 2007 Surf's Up
Lani Aliikai (voice)
 2007 Surf's Up (Video Game)
Lani Aliikai (voice)
 2007 Raving (Short)
Katie
 2005 Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie)
Lady Larken
 2004 Cracking Up (TV Series)
Heidi
- Birds Do It (2004) ... Heidi
 2003 Elf
Jovie
 2003 House Hunting (Short)
Christy
 2003 Whatever We Do (Short)
Nikki
 2002 Frasier (TV Series)
Jen
- Kissing Cousin (2002) ... Jen
 2002 Sweet Friggin' Daisies (Short)
Zelda
 2002 The New Guy
Nora
 2001 Manic
Tracey
 1998 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
Elena
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Other Works:

She acted in William Inge's play, "Come Back, Little Sheba," in a Classic Contemporary American Plays Production at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Piper Laurie, Pat Harrington, Brian Callan, Marsha Kramer, Charlie Dell, Jordan Belfi, Mark Bradford, Hill David Spielberg, and Stephen Reynolds in the cast. David ... See more »

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5 Interviews | 11 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

She & Him

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was labeled a 'theatre type' in high school, which made it hard to fit in and feel part of things. See more »

Trivia:

She is a registered Democrat. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays socially awkward, energetic and sweet-natured characters See more »

Nickname:

Zo See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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