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Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel


Date of Birth:
Jan 17, 1980

Place of Birth:
Los Angeles, California, United States

Actress, Singer-songwriter, Producer, Model

Caleb Deschanel, Mary Jo Deschanel

Ben Gibbard (m. 2009–12),Jacob Pechenik (m. 2015)


Pop, folk, jazz

Vocals, piano, ukulele

Zooey Deschanel - Summary Details

Zooey Claire Deschanel (/.zo..i. de....n.l/ born January 17, 1980) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, model, and producer. In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in Mumford, followed by her role as Anita Miller in Cameron Crowe's 2000 semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous. Deschanel soon became known for her deadpan comedy roles in films such as The Good Girl (2002), The New Guy (2002), Elf (2003), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Failure to Launch (2006), Yes Man (2008), and (500) Days of Summer (2009). She also did dramatic turns in the films Manic (2001), All the Real Girls (2003), Winter Passing (2005) and Bridge to Terabithia (2007). Since 2011, she has played Jessica Day on the Fox sitcom New Girl, for which she has received an Emmy Award nomination and three Golden Globe Award nominations. USA Today described her performance as "Given a role tailored to launch her from respected indie actor to certified TV star, Deschanel soars, combining well-honed skills with a natural charm."

For a few years starting in 2001, Deschanel performed in the jazz cabaret act If All the Stars Were Pretty Babies with fellow actress Samantha Shelton. Besides singing, she plays keyboards, percussion, banjo, and...

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