Zooey Deschanel Overview

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Born: January 17, 1980

L.A.-born Deschanel knew what she was getting herself into when striving to make it in the film industry. As a child she spent much of her time on location with her mother, actress Mary Joe. Though she followed in her mother's footsteps, Deschanel credits her father, Academy Award-nominated cinematographer, Caleb, as her inspiration for her sense of style, which is more reminiscent of early Hollywood than the current trend in teen acting. After graduating from Crossroads School for Arts and... See All


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