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Zooey DESCHANEL

American Zooey DESCHANEL

born Zooey Claire DESCHANEL

American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter

Source :  Jean-Yves BAXTER

Born: on January 17, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA


Biography

Zooey Deschanel was born in Santa Monica, California. She is the daughter of Academy Award–nominated cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir). Her paternal grandfather was French, from Oullins, Rhône; her ancestry also includes Swiss, Dutch, English, Irish, and other French roots. She was raised as a Roman Catholic. She was named after Zooey Glass, the male protagonist of J. D. Salinger's 1961 novella Franny and Zooey. Her older sister, Emily Deschanel, is also an actress and stars in the TV series Bones.

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See Also :

- Category Actor, Singer & Musician