Zooey Claire Deschanel (born January 17, 1980) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in Mumford, followed by her breakout role as Anita Miller in Cameron Crowe's 2000 semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous. Deschanel soon became known for her deadpan comedy and roles in films such as The Good Girl.
Born January 17, 1980 (age 34)Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma mater Crossroads School
Occupation Actress, singer-songwriter, producer
Years active 1998–present