Portrays the lovable and goofy ‘New Girl’ Jess, who moves into an apartment loft with three single men after a bad break-up.
Golden Globes: 2 nominations
2013 Actress TV Comedy NEW GIRL
2012 Actress TV Comedy NEW GIRL
The daughter of cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel – as well as the sister of BONES star Emily Deschanel - made her debut at age 17 in the TV sitcom VERONICA’S CLOSET (1997). She made her film debut in MUMFORD (1999) and quit college to pursue acting full-time, following with a role in Cameron Crowe’s film ALMOST FAMOUS (2000). Her film credits include: THE HAPPENING (2008), ELF (2003), THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (2005), (500) DAYS OF SUMMER (2009) and YES MAN (2008).