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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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Bones Temperance Brennan
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Spider-Man 2 Receptionist
Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain Mrs. Morgan
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My Sister's Keeper Dr. Farquad


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 2016 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
- Love And/Or Marriage (2016) ... Bones (voice)
 2014 Drunk History (TV Series)
Babe Didrikson
 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)
- The Booby Scare (2009) ... Emily
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
- All the News Fit to Print (2004) ... Michelle
 2003 The Dan Show (TV Movie)
 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
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Interact Theater's Production of "The Three Sisters"

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


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[about friendship with David Boreanaz]There are times where we can't stand each other. But our friendship is strong, and we don't have a problem telling each other when things aren't going well. Our friendship is based on honesty. See more »


Older sister of Zooey Deschanel. See more »

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