Even as a child dreamed of little Zoe scene. Its pronounced appearance: large dark eyes with curved eyelashes, marble skin and thick black hair attracted casting managers.
Zooey Deschanel grew up in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her parents - cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Weir. Interesting fact - the sister of Emily Deschanel Zooey just chose a profession actress.
Zoe profession parents were decisive for her. After graduating from the School of Arts and Sciences, located in the suburban town of Los Angeles, Zoe admitted to Northwestern University. The girl wanted to get a degree from a reputable institution to play in the theater, but in the first year she missed this opportunity.
In 1999, she began her career. She played a psychologist from the province in Mumford Lawrence Kasdans, stewardess in Almost Famous. In 2002, its notice in the comedy films The New Guy, Big Trouble in sensational Good Girl (with Jennifer Aniston in the lead role).
2003 is dedicated to the work on the hit Elf. Popularity, won them, did not expect even the Zoe. At the presentation of the Elf actress learned of samples on the Guide to the Galaxy. Girl reading the same book, when she was only 10, and re-read it again before the tests. Subsequently, Zoe got a role in this film.
All the following years for the girls were busy filming. This is the main role in Winter Passing (2005), and shooting in Live Free or Die and Flakes and Failure to Launch (2006), and in the cartoon Surf's Up is voiced by Lani (2007). At this time, Zoe becomes more popular, it appears on TV, plays great role in the movie.
The period from 2007 to 2008 was marked by a large number of well-known actress of films with her participation: Bridge to Terabithia, Flakes, Raving, The Happening. Sometimes Zoe acted in independent film, it started its career.
Along with acting talent she has gained more and a good voice. She used to sing in different performances. Cooperating with M. Ward, Zoe recorded the album Volume One, a duo they call the "He and She." Successful sales records duet impel the idea of committing tour in North America, extending their songs in the world.