Mary Jo Deschanel

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Birthday
25, 1945
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
California

About

Mother of actresses Emily and Zooey Deschanel, she was an actress herself, appearing in the surrealistic series Twin Peaks as Eileen Hayward, her most well known television role.

Before Fame

She landed a major roe in 1983 as Annie Glenn in the film adaptation of the novel The Right Stuff.

Trivia

She was featured in other films such as 2010: The Year We Make Contact and Winter Passing.

Family Life

She married Caleb Deschanel in 1972.

Associated With

She is the mother of the popular actress Zooey Deschanel.