Caption: Still of Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield, Damon Wayans Jr., Lamorne Morris and Jake Johnson in New Girl (2011)
Actress, Music Department, Producer
Born: January 17, 1980
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Known for: Elf (2003), (500) Days of Summer (2009), Yes Man (2008), Almost Famous (2000)
Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ (2004)) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks (1990). Her paternal grandfather was French, and her other roots ...