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"Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for." - Joseph Addison" - The_god_damned


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Early life
Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Academy Award-nominated cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir). Her mother is Irish American and her grandfather wasFrench. She has one younger sister: actress, songwriter and musician Zooey Deschanel.
Deschanel made her feature film debut in 1994's It Could Happen to You). Her next notable role was in Stephen King's Rose Red) in 2002. She then appeared in Cold Mountain), The Alamo) and Glory Road) and was named one of "six actresses to watch" by Interview Magazine in 2004.
After starring in 2005's Boogeyman), Deschanel landed the role of Dr. Temperance Brennan) on Fox's Bones), a series based on the real-life forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs. She has been playing this role in Bones for 5 seasons. The show was recently commissioned for a sixth season. For her performance she received a 2006 Satellite Award nomination, a 2007 Teen Choice Award nomination, a 2009 Ewwy Award win and has served as co-producer since the start of the show's third season, and as producer since the middle of the show's fourth season.
Deschanel, with Alyson Hannigan, Jaime King, Minka Kelly, and Katharine McPhee made a video slumber party featured on FunnyorDie.com to promote regular breast cancer screenings for the organization Stand Up 2 Cancer.[3]
[edit]Personal life
Deschanel is a vegan and a committed supporter of animal rights causes. She can be seen in an Access Hollywood video at the book launch event of Karen Dawn's Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals, discussing how vegetarianand vegan diets help the environment, and a video on the homepage of the book's website talking about the importance of animal rights.[4] She graduated from Boston University's Professional Actors Training Program with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater.[5]
Emily Deschanel at 23rd...


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