Mary Jo Deschanel Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Oct, 2020
Facts of Mary Jo Deschanel
Date of Birth: 1945 , November-25
Age: 74 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
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actress
Net Worth $700,000
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Famous for The Right Stuff
Married Yes
Married to Caleb Deschanel
Children 2
Education University of California
Online Presence Twitter
Movies The Right Stuff, The Patriot, Ruby Sparks
TV Show Criminal Minds, Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces, Casual: The Series
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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 GlennEd HarrisScott PaulinSam ShepardDennis Quaid, and Kim Stanley

CAPTION: American actress Mary Jo Deschanel SOURCE: Twin Peaks Wiki - Fandom

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.

CAPTION: Mary Jo Deschanel with her husband, Caleb Deschanel, and children SOURCE: E! Online

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. 

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