Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel

American actress and musician (born 1980)
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Zooey Claire Deschanel (/ˈzoʊ.iː deɪʃəˈnɛl/; born January 17, 1980) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, model, musician, and producer. In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in Mumford, followed by her breakout 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 received acclaim for her dramatic turns in films Manic (2001), All the Real Girls (2003), Winter Passing (2005) and Bridge to Terabithia (2007). She has played Jessica Day on the Fox sitcom New Girl since 2011, 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."

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Zooey Deschanel was born on Thursday, 17 January 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her full name at birth was Zooey Claire Deschanel. She is best known as an actress. Deschanel's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Zooey attended high school at Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Santa Monica, CA. For university, she studied at Northwestern University (dropout). Politically, she is affiliated with the Democratic Party (USA). Her religion is listed as Agnostic. She is 5' 5" (165 cm) tall and weighs 121 lbs (55 kg) with a slim build. She has blue eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $25,000,000 US dollars. Zooey Deschanel is 44 years old and her zodiac star sign is Capricorn.

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Zooey Claire Deschanel
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Claim to fame
The New Guy, Elf, New Girl
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Date of birth
17 January 1980
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Los Angeles, California, USA
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Actress, Singer, Musician
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5' 5" (165 cm)
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Weight
121 lbs (55 kg)
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8
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  • Dot (Mixed Breed -Dog)
  • Zelda (Mixed Breed Dog)
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Net worth
$25,000,000 USD
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High school
Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Santa Monica, CA
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Northwestern University (dropout)
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United Talent Agency
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Partner: Jonathan Silver Scott (Engaged)
Aug 2019-
Zooey Deschanel and Jonathan Silver Scott
I love old music, old movies, screwball comedies, vintage clothes and basically I'm an old-fashioned gal.
  • Named for the male character in J.D. Salinger`s "Franny and Zooey".
  • Daughter of Caleb Deschanel and Mary Jo Deschanel.
  • Went to high school with her Almost Famous (2000) co-star Kate Hudson.
  • Sister of actress Emily Deschanel.
  • Graduated from Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica.

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