The Golden Globe award nominations were declared on 15th December, and along with many other stars, the multi talented actress from the hit television series New Girl was nominated for her role of Jessica Day, a desperate and beautiful young girl, who moves into an apartment with three guys in an attempt to forget her boyfriend, who cheated her. Zooey’s character is nominated for the Golden Globe in the category of “Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series-Musical/Comedy”. Along with Zooey Deschanel, the show “New Girl” also got a nomination in the “Best Television Series” category.
Zooey told reporters, that on the morning of the nominations she woke up late and was too excited to believe the news. It was only after she connected with her manager, Liz Meriwether, that she believed the news. Later on, in a statement she said, that she has been an actress for a long time and feels really honored to be nominated alongside great actors and actresses. She thanked HFPA for nominating her, and applauded the wonderful cast and crew of New Girl who inspired her to deliver such majestic performances.
Zooey Deschanel belongs to an entertainment family. Her father Caleb Deschanel is a director, her mother Mary Deschanel and elder sister Emily Deschanel are also successful actresses in their own rights. Zooey has also acted in successful films like 500 Days Of Summer and Yes Man. She is also a trained musician, and has lent her voice in numerous musical ventures like “Your Highness", "Winnie The Pooh", "Elf" etc. Besides this Golden Globe nomination, the 31 year singer also holds a Grammy award nomination for "Winnie The Pooh" soundtrack in the “Best Song written for visual media" category.
With two world class nomination in her kitty, 2012 surely belongs to this beautiful actress, who is all set to rule over the small screen, with her beautiful voice as well as acting prowess.