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Emily Deschanel


Emily Deschanel was born in California, the older daughter of legendary cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel. Her younger sister is Zooey Deschanel. Due to her parents' work, she traveled extensively as a child. She was educated in Los Angeles at Harvard-Westlake and Crossroads Schools. Deschanel went on to study at Boston... See full bio »

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 2005 That Night (Short)
Annie
 2005 Mute (Short)
Claire
 2004 Old Tricks (Short)
Woman
 2004 Spider-Man 2
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 2004 The Alamo
Rosanna Travis
 2003 Easy
Laura Harris
 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 | 5 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[about wedding in Bones (2005) Booth and Bones and her husband's role as a priest in the Bones (2005)] I have two major Davids (David Boreanaz)and David Hornsby) in my life, and I married both of them. See more »

Trivia:

She owned a dog, a female Wheaten terrier, who now lives with her ex-boyfriend. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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