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Emily Deschanel


Emily Erin Deschanel (born October 11, 1976) is an American actress and producer. She is best known for starring in the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama series Bones as Dr. Temperance Brennan since 2005. Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California, to cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir). Her ... See full bio »

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Known For

Bones
Bones Temperance Brennan
(2005-2017)
Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man 2 Receptionist
(2004)
Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain Mrs. Morgan
(2003)
My Sister's Keeper
My Sister's Keeper Dr. Farquad
(2009)

Filmography

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 2016 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Bones
- Love And/Or Marriage (2016) ... Bones (voice)
 2014 Drunk History (TV Series)
Babe Didrikson
 2014 Resan till Fjäderkungens Rike
The Captain (English version, voice)
 2012 American Dad! (TV Series)
Emily Deschanel
 2010-2011 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Emily Deschanel / Julia Roberts
- Hot Cocoa Bang Bang (2011) ... Emily Deschanel (voice)
- Cleveland Live! (2010) ... Julia Roberts (voice)
 2009 Tit for Tat (TV Series)
Emily
- The Booby Scare (2009) ... Emily
 2005 That Night (Short)
Annie
 2005 Mute (Short)
Claire
 2004 Old Tricks (Short)
Woman
 2004 Spider-Man 2
Receptionist
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Michelle
- All the News Fit to Print (2004) ... Michelle
 2004 The Alamo
Rosanna Travis
 2003 Easy
Laura Harris
 2003 The Dan Show (TV Movie)
Sam
 2002 Providence (TV Series)
Annie Franks / Annie Frank
- The Eleventh Hour (2002) ... Annie Franks
- Cloak & Dagger (2002) ... Annie Frank
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Cassie Germaine
- Surveillance (2002) ... Cassie Germaine
 2002 Rose Red (TV Mini-Series)
Pam Asbury
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Pam Asbury
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Pam Asbury
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Pam Asbury
 2001 The Heart Department (TV Movie)
Maude Allyn
 2000 It's a Shame About Ray (Short)
Maggie
 1994 It Could Happen to You
Paint Throwing Fur-Activist
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Other Works:

Interact Theater's Production of "The Three Sisters"

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on relationships with David Boreanaz during her directing] He's so supportive of me. He's the first person to say how much he supported me directing and he's been really lovely that way. I really have a great partner. I think it'll be great. He'll give me a hard time, but I wouldn't expect anything less of him. See more »

Trivia:

Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 38, a son named Calvin Hornsby in June 2015. Child's father is her husband, David Hornsby. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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