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Mary Jo Deschanel


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. See full bio »

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Known For

The Right Stuff Annie Glenn
(1983)
The Patriot Mrs. Howard
(2000)
2010: The Year We Make Contact Betty Fernandez, Bowman's Wife
(1984)
Ruby Sparks Female Professor
(2012)

Filmography

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 2017 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Edith Lynch
- To a Better Place (2017) ... Edith Lynch
 2014 Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces
Eileen Hayward
 2012 Ruby Sparks
Female Professor
 2010 It Goes (Short)
Mother
 2010 Casual: The Series (TV Series)
 2009 My Sister's Keeper
Saleswoman
 2009 House (TV Series)
Julia
- Simple Explanation (2009) ... Julia
 2007 Breach
Vivian O'Neill
 2005 Winter Passing
Mary
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Julia Lonegan
- Day (2005) ... Julia Lonegan
 2002 Bark!
Betty
 2000 The Patriot
Mrs. Howard
 1998 JAG (TV Series)
Victoria Ross
- Chains of Command (1998) ... Victoria Ross
 1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Eileen Hayward (scenes deleted)
 1990-1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Eileen Hayward
- Episode #2.21 (1991) ... Eileen Hayward
- Episode #2.22 (1991) ... Eileen Hayward
- Episode #2.20 (1991) ... Eileen Hayward
- Variations and Relations (1991) ... Eileen Hayward
- On the Wings of Love (1991) ... Eileen Hayward
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Sister Mary Catherine
- Someone to Love (1989) ... Sister Mary Catherine
 1987 Cameo by Night (TV Movie)
Mrs. Schwinn
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gary
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Francine Gazetta
- Gather Ye Acorns (1986) ... Francine Gazetta
 1984 2010: The Year We Make Contact
Betty Fernandez, Bowman's Wife
 1983 The Right Stuff
Annie Glenn
 1970 Paddy
Mary (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1969 Anatomy of a Crime (TV Movie)
Marcie (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Trina Mason
- The Gifts (1969) ... Trina Mason (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1969 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
Peggy
- Mr. & Mrs. J. Bolt (1969) ... Peggy (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1968 The Outsider (TV Series)
Marcie
- There Was a Little Girl (1968) ... Marcie (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1968 The Wild Racers
Dancing Girl (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Ann
- Ride the Savage Land (1968) ... Ann (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Mary Jo Potter
- Down with Willy Hatch (1967) ... Mary Jo Potter (as Mary Jo Kennedy)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Mary Jo Kennedy

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Mother of actress Zooey Deschanel and actress Emily Deschanel. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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