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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameMary Josephine Weir
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mary Jo Deschanel was born on November 25, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mary Josephine Weir. She is an actress, known for The Right Stuff (1983), The Patriot (2000) and 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984). She has been married to Caleb Deschanel since July 8, 1972. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Caleb Deschanel (8 July 1972 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (5)

Mother of actress Zooey Deschanel and actress Emily Deschanel.
Mother-in-law of David Hornsby.
Grandmother of Henry Hornsby.
Ex-mother-in-law of Benjamin Gibbard.
She played an astronaut's wife two years in a row: one historic, one fictional: In 1983 as the wife of John Glenn (Ed Harris) in The Right Stuff and Dave Bowman's wife in 2010: The Year We Make Contact.

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