Emily Deschanel


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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 Temperance Brennan
(2005-2017)
Boogeyman Kate Houghton
(2005)
Spider-Man 2 Receptionist
(2004)
Cold Mountain Mrs. Morgan
(2003)

Filmography

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 2022 Devil in Ohio (TV Mini Series)
Suzanne
- The Dawning (2022) ... Suzanne
- By Blood (2022) ... Suzanne
- Rely-Upon (2022) ... Suzanne
- Mother's Keeper (2022) ... Suzanne
- Broken Fall (2022) ... Suzanne
 2022 Continue
Janet
 2021-2022 Agent Stoker (Podcast Series)
The Voice of the Night Brigade
- WOUNDS (2022) ... The Voice of the Night Brigade
- MASONRY (2022) ... The Voice of the Night Brigade
- HURRICANE (2022) ... The Voice of the Night Brigade
- GRACE (2022) ... The Voice of the Night Brigade
- BONE (2021) ... The Voice of the Night Brigade
 2021 The Rookie (TV Series)
Sarah Nolan
- Brave Heart (2021) ... Sarah Nolan
 2019 Animal Kingdom (TV Series)
Angela
- Smurf (2019) ... Angela
- Ghosts (2019) ... Angela
- Julia (2019) ... Angela
- Exit Strategy (2019) ... Angela
- SHTF (2019) ... Angela
 2014-2019 Drunk History (TV Series)
Marina Raskova / Babe Didrikson
- Behind Enemy Lines (2019) ... Marina Raskova
- Sports Heroes (2014) ... Babe Didrikson
 2018 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Emily Deschanel
- Bart's Not Dead (2018) ... Emily Deschanel (voice)
 2005-2017 Bones (TV Series)
Temperance Brennan
- The Final Chapter: The End in the End (2017) ... Temperance Brennan
- The Day in the Life (2017) ... Temperance Brennan
- The Radioactive Panthers in the Party (2017) ... Temperance Brennan
- The Steal in the Wheels (2017) ... Temperance Brennan
- The Grief and the Girl (2017) ... Temperance Brennan
 2016 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Bones
- Love And/Or Marriage (2016) ... Bones (voice)
 2015 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)
Temperance Brennan
- Dead Men Tell No Tales (2015) ... Temperance Brennan
 2014 Beyond Beyond
The Captain (English version, voice)
 2012 American Dad! (TV Series)
Emily Deschanel
- Less Money, Mo' Problems (2012) ... Emily Deschanel (voice)
 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)
 2011 The Perfect Family
Shannon Cleary
 2009 Tit for Tat (TV Series)
Emily
- The Booby Scare (2009) ... Emily
 2009 My Sister's Keeper
Dr. Farquad
 2008 Free Radio (TV Series)
Emily Deschanel
- Lance Gets a Manager (2008) ... Emily Deschanel
 2006 Glory Road
Mary Haskins
 2005 That Night (Short)
Annie
 2005 Mute (Short)
Claire
 2005 Boogeyman
Kate Houghton
 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 The Dan Show (TV Movie)
Sam
 2003 Cold Mountain
Mrs. Morgan
 2003 Easy
Laura Harris
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Interact Theater's Production of "The Three Sisters"

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Twitter

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

David Hornsby  (2 children)

Children:

Hornsby, Henry Lamar | See more »


Relatives:

Zooey Deschanel (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Was pregnant with her second son at the same time that her younger sister Zooey Deschanel was pregnant with her daughter. Emily gave birth to her son Calvin a month before Zooey had her daughter Elsie. See more »

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