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Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Claire Deschanel is an American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter.  Deschanel made her film debut in 1999 with 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 and "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" supporting roles in numerous film roles. She has portrayed the role of Jessica Day in the Fox comedy series New Girl since 2011. 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 ukulele. In 2006, Deschanel teamed up with M. Ward to release their debut album Volume One (recorded under the moniker She & Him) which was released in March 2008, followed by two additional volumes and a Christmas album.  She also often sings in her films.   Also 1999, Deschanel starred as herself in the music video "She's Got Issues" for The Offspring, followed by a judging position for the ninth Independent Music Awards.  She has signed on to represent Rimmel, a cosmetics brand and personally launched HelloGiggles, an entertainment website geared towards women, with producer Sophia Rossi and writer Molly McAleer. In 2012, she was featured in a commercial for the iPhone 4S, and later announced that she would be producing a comedy called Must Be Nice, written by New Girl consulting producer J. J. Philbin.

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Jan 17, 1980 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Los Simpson 1989-12-17
Latest Project:
Pelicula Trolls 2016-10-13
Known For
Poster of New Girl
Poster of Di que sí
Poster of Bones
Poster of Los Simpson
Pelicula Trolls Bridget (voice) 2016-10-13
Pelicula Brian Wilson and Friends: A Soundstage Special Event Herself 2015-10-11
Pelicula La región inmóvil Stella 2015-04-18
Pelicula Rock the Kasbah Ronnie 2015-10-22
Pelicula Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Narrator (voice) 2013-06-19
Pelicula Ben Lee: Catch My Disease Herself 2012-11-06
Pelicula These Amazing Shadows herself 2011-01-22
Pelicula Caballeros, princesas y otras bestias Belladonna 2011-04-08
Series New Girl Jessica "Jess" Day 2011-09-20
Pelicula Our Idiot Brother Natalie Rochlin 2011-08-26
Pelicula 500 dias juntos Summer Finn 2009-07-17
Pelicula Di que sí Renee Allison 2008-12-09
Pelicula Gigantic Happy 2008-09-09
Pelicula El incidente Alma Moore 2008-06-11
Pelicula The Go-Getter Kate 2007-01-22
Pelicula Flakes Miss Pussy Katz 2007-01-01
Pelicula The Good Life Frances 2007-01-18
Series Tin Man (O.Z.) DG 2007-12-02
Pelicula Un puente hacia Terabithia Ms. Edmunds 2007-02-16
Pelicula Raving Katie 2007-04-29
Pelicula Locos por el surf Lani Aliikai 2007-06-08
Pelicula El asesinato de Jesse James por el cobarde Robert Ford Dorothy Evans 2007-09-02
Pelicula Live Free or Die Cheryl 2006-03-11
Pelicula Novia por contrato Kit 2006-03-10
Pelicula Winter Passing Reese Holden 2006-02-07
Pelicula Guía del autoestopista galáctico Trillian 2005-04-28
Pelicula Celebrity Mix 2005-01-17
Series Padre made in USA Unknown 2005-02-06
Pelicula Érase un colchón Lady Larken 2005-12-18
Pelicula Inside 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' Herself 2005-07-05
Series Bones Margaret Whitesell 2005-09-12
Series Weeds Kat 2005-08-07
Pelicula Enredos de familia (Eulogy) Kate Collins 2004-10-15
Series Cracking Up Unknown 2004-03-09
Pelicula Elf Jovie 2003-10-09
Pelicula All the Real Girls Noel 2003-08-01
Pelicula House Hunting Christy 2003-05-07
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Pelicula Whatever We Do Nikki 2003-01-16
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Herself 2002-01-13
Pelicula The Good Girl Cheryl 2002-01-12
Pelicula Los feos también mojan Nora 2002-05-10
Pelicula El gran lío Jenny Herk 2002-04-05
Pelicula La desaparición de Embry Samantha Harper 2002-10-14
Pelicula Manic Tracy 2001-01-27
Pelicula Casi famosos Anita Miller 2000-09-15
Pelicula Mumford. Algo va a cambiar tu vida Nessa Watkins 1999-09-24
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Los Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17