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Name: Zooey Claire Deschanel

DOB: -- January 17, 1980

Birthplace: -- Los Angeles, California

Family: --
. Her father, Caleb Deschanel is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer. Her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir) is an actress who starred in "Twin Peaks". Sister of actress Emily Deschanel.(Actress in Bones)

Height: --
5' 6" (1.68 m)

Eye color: -- Blue

Graduated from Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica. She spent several summers at camp upstate New York at French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts. Attended Northwestern University.

Nicknames: --
She pronounces her name "ZOH-ee" (not "zoo-ee"). Other nicknames include Zo.


Big break:
Zooey got her big break aged 17 playing a model in TV sitcom "Veronica's Closet" (1997). She got her first film role the following year in Mumford (1999), which prompted her to quit university to pursue acting full-time.

Best known for:
-- Trillian
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)


Zooey as "trillian" in "hitchikers guide"


  1. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) .... Dorothy Evans
    ... aka The Assassination of Jesse James (USA: short title)

  2. Surf's Up (2007) (voice) .... Lani Aliikai
  3. Raving (2007)
  4. Flakes (2007) .... Miss ***** Katz
  5. Bridge to Terabithia (2007) .... Ms. Edmonds
  6. The Go-Getter (2007) .... Kate
  7. The Good Life (2007) .... Frances
  8. Live Free or Die (2006) .... Cheryl
  9. Failure to Launch (2006) .... Kit
  10. Once Upon a Mattress (2005) (TV) .... Lady Larken
  11. Winter Passing (2005) .... Reese Holden

  12. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) .... Trillian
  13. Eulogy (2004) .... Kate Collins
  14. "Cracking Up" .... Heidi (1episode, 2004)
    - Birds Do It (2004) TVEpisode .... Heidi
  15. Elf (2003) .... Jovie
  16. House Hunting (2003) .... Christy
  17. It's Better to Be Wanted for Murder Than Not to Be Wanted at All (2003) .... Gas Station Girl
    ... aka Wanted (USA: informal title)
  18. All the Real Girls (2003) .... Noel
  19. Whatever We Do (2003) .... Nikki

  20. Abandon (2002) .... Samantha Harper
  21. Sweet Friggin' Daisies (2002) .... Zelda
  22. The New Guy (2002) .... Nora
  23. Big Trouble (2002) .... Jenny Herk
  24. The Good Girl (2002) .... Cheryl
  25. Manic (2001) .... Tracy
  26. Almost Famous (2000) .... Anita Miller
    ... aka Untitled: Almost Famous the Bootleg Cut (USA: director's cut (DVD title))

  27. Mumford (1999) .... Nessa Watkins
Zooey Deschanel - Weeds Wiki

"Weeds" .... Kat (4episodes, 2006-2007)
- Doing the Backstroke (2007) TVEpisode
- Pittsburgh (2006) TVEpisode .... Kat
- Yeah, Just Like Tomatoes (2006) TVEpisode .... Kat
- Mile Deep and a Foot Wide (2006) TVEpisode .... Kat

"American Dad!" .... Candy Striper Stripper/ ... (1episode, 2005)
- Stan Knows Best (2005) TVEpisode (voice) .... Kim - French Maid/Candy Striper Stripper

"Frasier" .... Jen (1episode, 2002)
- Kissing Cousin (2002) TVEpisode .... Jen
  • "Veronica's Closet" .... Elena (1episode, 1998)
    - Veronica's Fun and Pirates Are Crazy (1998) TVEpisode .... Elena

  • Zooey Deschanel - Weeds WikiStage: --
    zooey in "all the real girls"


    2003 Won Best Actress
    for: All the Real Girls (2003)

    voted Best Actress at the Mar Del Plata Film Festival for her role in David Gordon Green's All the Real Girls (2003). She also gained a Best Female Lead nomination (for All the Real Girls (2003)) at the following year's Independent Spirit Awards, but lost out to Charlize Theron.

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    • Interests include jazz singing, philosophy, fashion and photography.

    • Loves Ella Fitzgerald.

    • Is part of the cabaret group called 'If All the Stars Were Pretty Babies'.

    • Did her own singing in the movie Elf (2003).

    • Has performed with Jackson Nash's comedy group, Manifest Destinyfest.

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    Zooey Deschanel in the News:

      Fan Sites:
      • www.zooey-deschanel.us

      • www.fedge.net/~zdeschanel
      • www.zooey-fan.com

      Articles & Interviews:

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      • I love old music, old movies, screwball comedies, vintage clothes and basically I'm an old-fashioned gal.

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      • She's beautiful, quirky, and talented.

      • What an episode! What an amazing character she played.She' amazing, I wish she had a name I could remember. But it doesn't seem to be hurting her career.


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