Biography of Zooey DeschanelZooey Deschanel is a signing film star. Comedy roles made her a famous actress, but she became a truly famous star after portraying Jessica in the film series New Girl.
Early LifeThe actress was born in Los Angeles on January 17, 1980; her full name is Zooey Claire Deschanel. Her parents, a Hollywood cameraman and an actress, named their younger daughter after a character from their favorite tale Franny and Zooey by Jerome David Salinger.
Acting CareerZooey started her career in 1998 with a small role in the film series Veronica's Closet and, in the following year, she appeared in the picture Mumford.
In 2003, Zooey was approved to portray a virgin Noel in the love story All the Real Girls. Paul Schneider portrayed her boyfriend Paul who was wasting his life on some fleeting infatuations. A beautiful and simple love story of such different people became very popular and brought Zooey a victory in a nomination for Independent Spirit Awards.
RecognitionIn 2007, Zooey's career started to grow. In the family fantasy Bridge to Terabithia, the actress portrayed a music teacher, Miss Edmunds. Josh Hutcherson, Robert Patrick, and Kate Butler also stared in this film. A sad and not a juvenile story wasn't a successful project, however, it earned the love of the mature audience and disappointed fans of entertaining films.
In the musical comedy Rock the Kasbah, the actress stared with Bill Murray. The plot was based upon everyday troubles of an elderly and unlucky producer whose only client was Ronnie portrayed by Zooey Deschanel. In this picture, as in many others, Zooey sang herself.