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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 Failure to Launch (2005), Elf (2007), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2007), 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. She is diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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
Actress, Singer, Musician
Zooey Claire Deschanel (; 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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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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Pop, Pop, Folk, Folk, Jazz, Jazz
Vocals, Vocals, Piano, Piano, Ukulele, Ukulele
She & Him, She & Him
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Married||Jacob Pechenik and Zooey Deschanel
have been married since 21st Jun 2015. |||
Jacob Pechenik and Zooey Deschanel have been married for 1 year. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 2014. After 5 months of engagement they married on 21st Jun 2015.
Zooey Deschanel was previously married to Benjamin Gibbard (2008 - 2011).
She has also been in relationships with Jamie Linden (2012 - 2014), Jason Schwartzman (2003 - 2005), Hunter Burgan (2002 - 2003), Matthew Davis (2000 - 2001) and Mickey Madden.
Zooey Deschanel is a 36 year old American Actress. Born Zooey Claire Deschanel on 17th January, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA and educated at Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Santa Monica, CA, she is famous for Elf, The New Guy in a career that spans 1998–present. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Zooey Deschanel has been in 9 on-screen matchups, notably with Dylan O'Brien in New Girl (2011), James Franco in Your Highness (2011), Jim Carrey in Yes Man (2008), Joseph Gordon-Levitt in (500) Days of Summer (2009) and Justin Bartha in Failure to Launch (2006).
Zooey Deschanel is a member of the following lists:
Crossroads School alumni,
Female models from Los Angeles, California and
American female pop singer-songwriters.
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