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Zooey Deschanel

1980 - Today

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Zooey Claire Deschanel ( ZO-ee day-shə-NEL; born January 17, 1980) is an American actress and musician. She made her film debut in Mumford (1999) and had a supporting role in Cameron Crowe's film Almost Famous (2000). Deschanel is known for her deadpan roles in comedy films such as The Good Girl (2002), The New Guy (2002), Elf (2003), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Failure to Launch (2006), Yes Man (2008), The Happening (2008), 500 Days of Summer (2009) and Our Idiot Brother (2011). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zooey Deschanel has received more than 30,759,643 page views. Her biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Zooey Deschanel is the 3,259th most popular actor (down from 2,592nd in 2019), the 5,057th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,250th in 2019) and the 1,538th most popular American Actor.

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  • 31M

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  • 49.31

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 64

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Zooey Deschanel ranks 3,259 out of 9,996Before her are Tom Baker, Marsha Mason, Ichirō Nagai, Bae Yong-joon, Harry Baur, and Gina Carano. After her are Elias Koteas, Jon Hamm, Dorothy Gish, William Hickey, Ruby Dee, and Freddie Bartholomew.

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Among people born in 1980, Zooey Deschanel ranks 51Before her are William Levy, Emre Belözoğlu, Angelos Charisteas, Diego Lugano, Jesse Jane, and Natalia Poklonskaya. After her are Juan Carlos Ferrero, Luís Fabiano, Ri Sol-ju, Randy Orton, Cristian Chivu, and Sami Yusuf.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Zooey Deschanel ranks 5,057 out of 18,182Before her are Marsha Mason (1942), Richard Petty (1937), C. J. Cherryh (1942), V. C. Andrews (1923), Gina Carano (1982), and Fletcher Henderson (1897). After her are Jon Hamm (1971), Julia Grant (1826), Dorothy Gish (1898), Arthur Cronquist (1919), Gene Haas (1952), and William Hickey (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Zooey Deschanel ranks 1,538Before her are Thomas H. Ince (1880), Alex Rocco (1936), Ali Larter (1976), Jerry Zucker (1950), Marsha Mason (1942), and Gina Carano (1982). After her are Jon Hamm (1971), Dorothy Gish (1898), William Hickey (1927), Ruby Dee (1922), Brie Larson (1989), and William Smith (1933).

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