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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 & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011-2015 New Girl (TV Series)
Jess
- Coming Out (2015) ... Jess
- Shark (2015) ... Jess
- LAXmas (2014) ... Jess
- Girl Fight (2014) ... Jess
- Thanksgiving IV (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
 1999 The Offspring: She's Got Issues (Video short)
The Girl
 1998 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
Elena
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Other Works:

Print ads: Rimmel London's Moisture Renew Lip Colour SPF 18 and Gloss SPF 15. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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 don't really like to go out very much. I'm not scandalous. I'm not, like, in this to be famous. I also find it so embarrassing when you read about people and it's like they were so trashed at Skybar and stumbling around. I don't want to be that person. That's just so embarrassing to have that written about you. See more »

Trivia:

Has been in a relationship with Jacob Pechenik since the mid 2014. See more »

Trademark:

Her big blue eyes. See more »

Nickname:

Zuzu See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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I am so disspointed spies-uli
Her voice is annoying..... jgerman619-740-735286
why is there so much hate for her? marvaidadan
Zooey Deschanel Teams With Tommy Hilfiger burtsbeesfan
Come on girl, make another movie! limmitedgravity
Name spelling - How does she pronounce Zooey? kungfuflygirl
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