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Emily Deschanel

Emily Erin Deschanel (born October 11, 1976, height 5' 9" (1,75 m)) is an American actress, television producer, and film producer. She is best known for her role as Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan in the Fox police comedy-drama series Bones. Early life Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Academy Award–nominated cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir). She is the older sister of actress, model, songwriter, and musician Zooey Deschanel. Her paternal grandfather was French, from Oullins, Rhône; her ancestry also includes Swiss, Dutch, English, Irish, and other French roots. Deschanel attended Harvard-Westlake and Crossroads School in Los Angeles[6] before graduating from Boston University's Professional Actors Training Program with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater. Personal life Deschanel is a vegan and a committed supporter of animal rights causes. She can be seen in an Access Hollywood video at the book launch event of Karen Dawn's Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals, discussing how vegetarian and vegan diets help the environment, and a video on the homepage of the book's website talking about the importance of animal rights. She collaborated with PETA on a video encouraging mothers to raise their children as vegans. Deschanel was raised Roman Catholic, but is no longer a Catholic, and has stated that she is now "more of a spiritual person, if anything" and an agnostic. Deschanel married actor and writer David Hornsby on September 25, 2010 in a small private ceremony in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.Deschanel gave birth to their son, Henry Lamar Hornsby, on September 21, 2011.


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Born:
Oct 11, 1976 In Los Angeles - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
22
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-05-25
Latest Project:
Movie Unity 2015-08-12
Known For
Poster of The Perfect Family
Poster of Easy
Poster of Rose Red
Poster of Rose Red
Filmography
Movie Unity Herself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Series Sleepy Hollow Dr. Temperance Brennan 2013-09-16
Movie The Perfect Family Shannon Cleary 2011-04-30
Series The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
Movie My Sister's Keeper Dr. Farquad 2009-06-26
Movie Glory Road Mary Haskins 2006-01-13
Series Bones Temperance 'Bones' Brennan 2005-09-12
Movie Boogeyman Kate Houghton 2005-02-04
Movie Spider-Man 2 Receptionist 2004-06-25
Movie The Alamo Rosanna Travis 2004-04-07
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Easy Laura Harris 2003-09-10
Movie Cold Mountain Mrs. Morgan 2003-12-24
Series Rose Red Pam Asbury 2002-01-27
Movie Rose Red Pam Asbury 2002-01-26
Series Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie It Could Happen to You Paint Throwing Fur-Activist 1994-07-29
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25