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Who is Zooey Deschanel?

Zooey Deschanel photo She & Him Toronto

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Zooey Deschanel FAQ

– by Shawn Conner

The series New Girl premiered tonight on Fox. It’s notable for starring Zooey Deschanel, an actress/singer with no small amount of credibility in the world of indie-rock, and whose latest career move is as mainstream as it gets.

We here at The Snipe have collected the most frequently asked questions from around the Internet about Zooey and present them, along with our answers, here.

Is her name “Zooey” or “Zoey”?

Zooey.

Is she named after the J.D. Salinger character Zooey from Franny and Zooey?

Yes, according to Wikiepedia.

Was was her big break?

Almost Famous (2000).

movie photos Zooey Deschanel Almost Famous

Zooey Deschanel in Almost Famous.

Did she make a movie with any stars from the TV series Friends?

Yes. The Good Girl (2002) with Jennifer Aniston.
movie photos Zooey Deschanel The Good Girl

Zooey Deschanel and Jennifer Aniston in The Good Girl (2002).

Is Zooey Deschanel Katy Perry?

No.

What is her middle name?

Claire.

Has she ever had to work an honest day in her life?

No. She was born in L.A. to a showbiz family, went to a prep school with Kate Hudson and Jake Gyllenhaal, and dropped out of university to become an actress, which she’s been doing professionally since her 1999 appearance in Mumford.

Has she ever been in a video for punk rock band Offspring?

Yes.

Video – Offspring, “She’s Got Issues” (f. Zooey Deschanel):

Any other video work?

Video – Jimmy Fallon, “Idiot Boyfriend” (f. Zooey Deschanel):

Can I see a clip of Zooey singing “Play That Funky Music White Boy” from the movie The New Guy (2002)?

Video – The New Guy (f. Zooey Deschanel):

Has she ever been in a movie so awful many critics have named it one of the worst movies of the decade?

Yes. M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening (2008).

Does The Snipe have more Zooey Deschanel photos?

Yes.

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