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Zooey Deschanel

 
Bio:
A Golden Globe nominated actress as well as a Grammy nominated musician, ZOOEY DESCHANEL was recently the star of the hit Fox series, "New Girl" for which she also serves as a producer. Her many film credits include (500) Days of Summer opposite Joseph Gordon Levitt; Almost Famous opposite Billy ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
A Golden Globe nominated actress as well as a Grammy nominated musician, ZOOEY DESCHANEL was recently the star of the hit Fox series, "New Girl" for which she also serves as a producer. Her many film credits include (500) Days of Summer opposite Joseph Gordon Levitt; Almost Famous opposite Billy ... (read complete bio)

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  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Concert Production, 2018
Belle

Zooey Deschanel Biography

A Golden Globe nominated actress as well as a Grammy nominated musician, ZOOEY DESCHANEL was recently the star of the hit Fox series, "New Girl" for which she also serves as a producer. Her many film credits include (500) Days of Summer opposite Joseph Gordon Levitt; Almost Famous opposite Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson and Frances McDormand; All the Real Girls, for which she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Lead Actress; The Good Girl with Jennifer Aniston; Eulogy with Debra Winger and Ray Romano; and Elf, opposite Will Ferrell. She made her feature film debut in 1999 in Lawrence Kasdan's ensemble drama Mumford.

In addition to Zooey's work on-screen, she has also earned rave reviews and popular acclaim for her collaboration with M. Ward in their band, She & Him. Their album, Volume 2 debuted at #6 on the Billboard Top 200 and was one of the most critically acclaimed albums of 2010. In 2011, She & Him released A Very She & Him Christmas, an album of holiday classics. Their three albums boast 21 original songs written by Zooey. Additionally the band has sold out tours in the US, UK and Europe. Zooey earned a Grammy nomination for her original song, "So Long," written for Walt Disney's Winnie the Pooh, for which she also sang the classic Sherman Brothers' theme song.

Other film credits include Failure to Launch, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Bridge to Terabithia, Our Idiot Brother, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Live Free or Die, Gigantic, Flakes, The Go-Getter, The Good Life, Winter Passing, The Happening, Abandon, Big Trouble, Your Highness, as well as the addition to the hit Sci-Fi Channel Emmy Award nominated mini-series "Tin Man."


In 2020, she provided the voice of Bridget in Trolls World Tour.





Zooey Deschanel News

Sacred Heart University Community Theatre Presents December Films Photo Sacred Heart University Community Theatre Presents December Films
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

The SHU Community Theatre presents a month of film programming in December. This month's highlights include sing-along screenings of Disney's Frozen and Frozen II on Dec. 30, and a Q&A with the filmmaker of Santaman, after the Dec. 18, screening of the new holiday film.

Interview: Matt Michael of ELF THE MUSICAL at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Photo Interview: Matt Michael of ELF THE MUSICAL at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - Nov 15, 2022

Elf: The Musical has delighted audiences and has appeared on stages across the country every Christmas season. Dutch Apple’s Buddy the Elf, Matthew Michael, took some time out from a busy rehearsal schedule to chat with us about his experiences.

ENCANTO Hollywood Bowl Concert to Stream on Disney+ Photo ENCANTO Hollywood Bowl Concert to Stream on Disney+
by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2022

The spectacular concert production, on a massive scale will reunite the all-star cast who will perform the songs from the Oscar-winning film, including fan-favorite musical numbers such as “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” and “Surface Pressure,” at the iconic Hollywood Bowl. The special will include with a special introduction by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

ENCANTO Voice Cast to Reunite for Hollywood Bowl Concert Performance Photo ENCANTO Voice Cast to Reunite for Hollywood Bowl Concert Performance
by Michael Major - Sep 19, 2022

The cast, including Stephanie Beatriz, Carolina Gaitán, Olga Merediz, Jessica Darrow, Diane Guerrero, Adassa, Angie Cepeda and Mauro Castillo, will perform the songs from the Oscar®-winning film, including fan-favorite musical numbers such as “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” and “Surface Pressure.'

She & Him Share Fourth Single 'Don't Worry Baby' Ahead of Upcoming Album 'Melt Away:  Photo She & Him Share Fourth Single 'Don't Worry Baby' Ahead of Upcoming Album 'Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson'
by Michael Major - Jul 8, 2022

Written by Brian Wilson and Roger Christian, Wilson's lead vocal on the track is considered one of his defining performances, and he later referred to 'Don't Worry Baby' as perhaps the Beach Boys' finest record. 'Darlin'', 'Wouldn't It Be Nice' & “Til I I Die” were the first three singles to be released from Melt Away.

She & Him Share Third Single 'Til I Die' From Upcoming Album 'Melt Away: A Tribute to Photo She & Him Share Third Single 'Til I Die' From Upcoming Album 'Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson'
by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022

Zooey Deschanel (She) & M. Ward (Him) released the third single,'Til I Die,' off their upcoming album Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson via Fantasy Records. “Til I Die” first appeared on the Beach Boys’ 1971 album Surf’s Up. 'Darlin'' and 'Wouldn't It Be Nice' were the first two singles to be released from Melt Away.

Review: Party Hearty Like It's 1985 with THE WEDDING SINGER at the Carrollwood Player Photo Review: Party Hearty Like It's 1985 with THE WEDDING SINGER at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - Jun 27, 2022

It's a feel-good retro-musical set in the era of Miami Vice jackets and Flock of Seagulls haircuts, parachute pants and Rubik's Cubes.

Jonathan Scott & Zooey Deschanel Check Out the BRADY BUNCH House on TRIXIE MOTEL Photo Jonathan Scott & Zooey Deschanel Check Out the BRADY BUNCH House on TRIXIE MOTEL
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022

On the new episode of Trixie Motel, they check out The Brady House starring Property Brother Jonathan Scott and New Girl actor/musician Zooey Deschanel. The new series will also feature hospitality mogul Lisa Vanderpump, comedian Nicole Byer, and drag queen/partner in crime Katya.

She & Him Release Second Single 'Wouldn't It Be Nice' from 'Melt Away' Album Photo She & Him Release Second Single 'Wouldn't It Be Nice' from 'Melt Away' Album
by Michael Major - Jun 1, 2022

Zooey Deschanel (She) & M. Ward (Him) today released the second single, “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” off their upcoming album Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson. “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” was the opening track off the Beach Boys’ 1966 album Pet Sounds. She & Him’s seventh studio album is a loving, LP-length tribute to Brian Wilson.

Rachel Bilson Launches New Podcast 'Broad Ideas' Photo Rachel Bilson Launches New Podcast 'Broad Ideas'
by Michael Major - May 31, 2022

On Broad Ideas, Rachel is joined by long-time best friend Olivia Allen to talk about sex, mental health, their belief (or lack of) in ghosts, and so much more. Upcoming guests include Mandy Moore, Aubrey Plaza, Zooey Deschanel, Gina Rodriguez, Kristen Kish, Bobby Berk, and many more.

Zooey Deschanel Videos

Paramount Launches First Digital Series with ON LOCATION Hosted by Josh Horowitz Videoplay
Paramount Launches First Digital Series with ON LOCATION Hosted by Josh Horowitz

by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 2, 2019

Paramount Network today launched its first original digital series, On Location, hosted by Josh Horowitz. Each episode includes Horowitz interviewing a filmmaker or actor of note - including Michael Mann, Zooey Deschanel, M. Night Shyamalan, Kevin Smith, Lance Reddick and Robert Patrick - at a memorable filming location from their iconic movies. The first episode is now available on Paramount Network's YouTube Channel with Lance Reddick walking the streets of Manhattan where he filmed his memorable scenes in the John Wick movies. Content from the series will also appear on Paramount Network's Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

VIDEO: Watch Harvey Fierstein Sing 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' at Hollywood Bowl's THE L Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Harvey Fierstein Sing 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' at Hollywood Bowl's THE LITTLE MERMAID Concert

by Stage Tube - May 18, 2019

Disney's The Little Mermaid is playing for two nights only at the Hollywood Bowl, on Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th. Check out the video of Harvey Fierstein singing Poor Unfortunate Souls below!

VIDEO: Kelsey Grammer Invites You To BE OUR GUEST At The Hollywood Bowl Videoplay
VIDEO: Kelsey Grammer Invites You To BE OUR GUEST At The Hollywood Bowl

by Alan Henry - May 29, 2018

This weekend Beauty and the Beast took The Hollywood Bowl by storm when an all-star cast featuring Zooey Deschanel (Belle), Taye Diggs (Gaston), Rebel Wilson (LaFou), Jane Krakowski (Mrs. Potts), Anthony Evans (Beast), and Kelsey Grammer (Lumiere) performed songs from the film in concert. In the video below, watch Kelsey Grammer perform a show-stopping 'Be Our Guest'

VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Sings BEAUTY AND THE BEAST At The Hollywood Bowl Videoplay
VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Sings BEAUTY AND THE BEAST At The Hollywood Bowl

by Alan Henry - May 29, 2018

This weekend Beauty and the Beast took The Hollywood Bowl by storm when an all-star cast featuring Zooey Deschanel (Belle), Taye Diggs (Gaston), Rebel Wilson (LaFou), Jane Krakowski (Mrs. Potts), Anthony Evans (Beast), and Kelsey Grammer (Lumiere) performed songs from the film in concert.

BWW TV: Marissa Jaret Winokur to Perform Cut Song in Hollywood Bowl's BEAUTY & THE BE Videoplay
BWW TV: Marissa Jaret Winokur to Perform Cut Song in Hollywood Bowl's BEAUTY & THE BEAST

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2018

The animated classic Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' will be given new life for two special evenings at the Hollywood Bowl. Marissa Jaret Winokur joins the all-star cast as The Wardrobe, get a sneak peek at her performance of a cut song below!

VIDEO: Zooey Deschanel Got Fan Mail from Snooki Videoplay
VIDEO: Zooey Deschanel Got Fan Mail from Snooki

by Stage Tube - May 15, 2018

James Corden asks Zooey Deschanel about a piece of fan mail she received from Snooki and the two wonder why Snooki isn't open to having a glass of wine with Zooey in the future. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: From Mother's Day to Mushrooms w/ John Mulaney & Zooey Deschanel Videoplay
VIDEO: From Mother's Day to Mushrooms w/ John Mulaney & Zooey Deschanel

by Stage Tube - May 15, 2018

After Zooey Deschanel sums up a chill Mother's Day spent cooking for her family, John Mulaney and Zooey recall very uneventful searches at the Canadian border, and John tells James Corden about the time he ate mushrooms way too early before a David Bowie concert. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: John Mulaney and  Zooey Deschanel Were Street Smart Kids Videoplay
VIDEO: John Mulaney and Zooey Deschanel Were Street Smart Kids

by Stage Tube - May 15, 2018

When James Corden asks John Mulaney about Det. J.J. Bittenbinder, the man who taught him street smarts as a kid, the two and Zooey Deschanel realize they all received questionable self defense advice as children. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: She & Him Perform 'Happy Holiday' on LATE LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 13, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, music guest She & Him (Zooey Deschanel, M. Ward) perform 'Happy Holiday' for the live studio audience. Watch the appearance below!

VIDEO: Zooey Deschanel & James Corden Sing a Twist on Lionel Richie Classic
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 2, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James and Zooey Deschanel came together to sing a twist on the Lionel Richie classic 'Endless Love' featuring a glove with a seemingly endless amount of fabric.


Zooey Deschanel Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Zooey Deschanel been in?
Zooey Deschanel has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Zooey Deschanel been in?
Zooey Deschanel has not appeared in the West End