Mary Jo Deschanel Biography
|Date of Birth:||1945 , November-25|
|Age:||75 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 2 Inch|
|Name||Mary Jo Deschanel|
|Birth Name||Mary Josephine Weir|
|Father||Donald Lamar Weir|
|Mother||Elizabeth Ellen Manchester|
|Birth Place/City||Los Angeles, California|
|Famous for||The Right Stuff|
|Married to||Caleb Deschanel|
|Education||University of California|
|Movies||The Right Stuff, The Patriot, Ruby Sparks|
|TV Show||Criminal Minds, Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces, Casual: The Series|
Mary Jo Deschanel is the American actress best known for playing Annie Gleen in an epic historical drama series The Right Stuff. Also, she is famous for her roles in 2010, The Patriot, and Ruby Sparks.
Life Before Success: Short-Bio & Education
Mary Jo Deschanel was born Mary Josephine Weir on November 25, 1945, in Los Angeles, California, the United States. Her father is Donald Lamar Weir while the mother is Elizabeth Ellen Manchester.
74 years old actress holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She has Irish, French, Swiss, Dutch, and English ancestry.
Regarding her education, Jo Deschanel attended the University of California, Los Angeles.
Fortune And Career Insight
Mary Jo Deschanel first appeared on the television series, Run for Your Life in 1967. After that, he acted in The High Chaparral, The Wild Racers, The Outsider, Here Come the Brides, Lancer, Anatomy of a Crime, and Paddy.
Finally, Mary began her professional journey in 1983. Since then, she is featured in 30 movies and TV series. She came to the limelight for playing her debut role Annie Glenn in the film The Right Stuff starring Charles Frank, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Scott Paulin, Sam Shepard, Dennis Quaid, and Kim Stanley.
Additionally, Jo Deschanel also became a part of movies and TV shows like 2010, Amazing Stories, A Winner Never Quits, Cameo by Night, Twin Peaks, JAG, and Midnight Caller. Also, she portrayed Mrs. Howard in a 2000 historical fiction war film The Patriot.
Moreover, The Right Stuff actress Mary's other notable acting credits include Bark!, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Winter Passing, My Sister's Keeper, Casual: The Series, House, It Goes, Ruby Sparks, Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces, and Criminal Minds.
According to some reliable online sites, Mary Jo Deschanel has an estimated net worth of $700,000 in October 2020.
Personal Life: Marriage, Family, Husband, & Kids
5 feet 2 inches tall Mary Jo Deschanel is married to American cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel. She exchanged the wedding rings with her spouse on July 8, 1972.
The celebrity couple Mary and Caleb shares two children. The duo welcomed their first child, daughter, Emily Deschanel (actress) on October 11, 1976. Later, they completed their family with their second daughter, Zooey Deschanel (actor) born on January 17, 1980.
Despite being a mother of the actresses, Twin Peaks star is a mother-in-law of an actor, David Hornsby, and a grandmom of Henry Hornsby. Also, she is the ex-mother-in-law of the singer, Ben Gibbard.
In 2020, Jo Deschanel is living a blissful life with her spouse in California. At the moment, she is available only on one social media which is Twitter.