Deschanel at a premiere for (500) Days of Summer in 2009
|Born||Zooey Claire Deschanel
January 17, 1980
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||Crossroads School|
|Occupation||Actress, singer-songwriter, musician, producer|
(m. 2009–2012, divorced)
|Relatives||Emily Deschanel (sister)|
Early life[change | edit source]
Zooey Deschanel was born in Santa Monica, CA in 1980. She is the daughter of Academy Award–nominated cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel (nee Weir). Her paternal grandfather was French, from Oullins, Rhône. Her ancestry also includes Swiss, Dutch, English, Irish, and other French roots.
Acting career[change | edit source]
Singing career[change | edit source]
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References[change | edit source]
- Powell, Kimberly. "Interesting Ancestors of Emily & Zooey Deschanel". Genealogy.about.com. http://genealogy.about.com/b/2011/11/01/ancestors-emily-deschanel.htm. Retrieved 2014-01-10.
- Olsen, Mark (February 16, 2003). "A scene stealer steps off the sidelines". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/print/2003/feb/16/entertainment/ca-olsen16. Retrieved January 10, 2014.