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Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel

Gender

Female

Known Credits

21

Zooey Deschanel

Date of Birth: Jan 17, 1980

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 

 

Biography

Zooey Claire Deschanel is an American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter.  Deschanel made her film debut in 1999 with Mumford, followed by her breakout role as Anita Miller in Cameron Crowes 2000 semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous. Deschanel soon became known for her deadpan and Manic Pixie Dream Girl supporting roles in numerous film roles. She has portrayed the role of Jessica Day in the Fox comedy series New Girl since 2011. 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.

Known For

Filmography

Trolls

Trolls

as Bridget (voice)

2016

Rock the Kasbah

Rock the Kasbah

as Ronnie

2015

The Driftless Area

The Driftless Area

as Stella

2015

New Girl

New Girl

as Jessica "Jess" Day

2011

(500) Days of Summer

(500) Days of Summer

as Summer Finn

2009

Yes Man

Yes Man

as Renee Allison

2008

The Happening

The Happening

as Alma Moore

2008

Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

as Ms. Edmunds

2007

The Good Life

The Good Life

as Frances

2007

Flakes

Flakes

as Miss Pussy Katz

2007

Almost Famous

Almost Famous

as Anita Miller

2004

Elf

Elf

as Jovie

2003

Whatever We Do

Whatever We Do

as Nikki

2003

Abandon

Abandon

as Samantha Harper

2002

The New Guy

The New Guy

as Nora

2002

The Good Girl

The Good Girl

as Cheryl

2002

Manic

Manic

as Tracy

2001

Mumford

Mumford

as Nessa Watkins

1999