Los Angeles, California, USA
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Elf, The New Guy
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Zooey Claire Deschanel s an American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter. In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in Mumford, followed by her breakout role as young protagonist William Miller's troubled older sister Anita in Cameron Crowe's 2000 semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous. Deschanel soon became known for her deadpan or "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" supporting roles in films such as Elf (2003), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Failure to Launch (2006), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), and The Happening (2008). She then began playing lead roles in films, including Yes Man (2008) and (500) Days of Summer (2009). She currently stars in the Fox series New Girl.
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. She also often sings in her films. Deschanel teamed up with M. Ward to release their debut album Volume One (recorded with M. Ward under the moniker She & Him) which was released in March 2008. The follow-up album Volume Two was released in the U.S. in March 2010. She married Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard in September 2009; the two separated in November 2011.
Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Santa Monica, CA
Northwestern University (dropout)
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Zooey Claire Deschanel
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Mickey Madden, Patrick Stump, Andy Hurley, Whitney Houston, Julia Roberts, Lindsay Lohan
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Zooey Claire Deschanel ( ; born January 17, 1980) is an American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter. 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 and "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" supporting roles in films such as The Good Girl (2002), Elf (2003), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Failure to Launch (2006), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Yes Man (2008), and (500) Days of Summer (2009). She has portrayed the role of Jessica Day in the Fox comedy series New Girl since 2011.
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Mary Jo Deschanel
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United Talent Agency
(2002) TV commercial: Gap clothing "Down on Khaki Street", (2003) TV commercial (voiceover): The Swiffer mop, (2003) TV commercial (voiceover): Maybelline make-up, (2009) TV commercial and song: "Cotton: The Fabric of Our Lives", (2010-11) Print ads: Absolut Vodka along with Ellen Von Unwerth, (2010) TV commercials: Rimmel London's eyeliner & mascaras., (2011) Print ads: Rimmel London's Lash Accelerator mascara., (2011) Print ads: Rimmel London's Moisture Renew Lip Colour SPF 18 and Gloss SPF 15., (March 2012) TV commercial: "The Fabric of Zooey Deschanel's Life" for Cotton (America's Cotton Producers and Importers)., (April 2012) TV commercial: Apple iPhone 4S "Rainy Day", (2013) TV commercial for Pantene - Actress, (2013) Print ads for Pantene Pro-V volume collection hair care products.
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