Emily Deschanel

American actress, television producer, and film producer

Emily Erin Deschanel (born October 11, 1976[2]) is an American actress, movie producer and television producer. She is best known for her role as the main character in the television series Bones.

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Deschanel at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International
Emily Erin Deschanel

(1976-10-11) October 11, 1976 (age 45)[1]
Alma mater
  • Harvard-Westlake School
  • Crossroads School
  • Boston University (B.F.A.)
OccupationActress, television producer, movie producer
Years active1994–present
David Hornsby (m. 2010)
Children2 sons
RelativesZooey Deschanel (sister)

Early lifeEdit

Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California.[2] She is of French, Swiss, Dutch, Irish and English ancestry. She is the elder daughter of Caleb Deschanel and Mary Jo Deschanel (nee Weir). Her sister is actress Zooey Deschanel.

Personal lifeEdit

Deschanel married David Hornsby in 2010. The couple's son was born in 2011.


  1. "Emily Deschanel Bio, Pictures, News". Buddytv.com. Retrieved August 15, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Emily Deschanel Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved 30 January 2013.

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