Emily Erin Deschanel

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Emily Erin Deschanel

Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of <private> Deschanel and <private> Weir
Wife of <private> Hornsby
Mother of Minor Child
Sister of Zooey Claire Deschanel

Occupation: Actress and television producer
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Hornsby
      spouse
    • Minor Child
      child
    • <private> Deschanel
      parent
    • <private> Weir
      parent

About Emily Erin Deschanel

Emily Erin Deschanel is an American actress and television producer, best known for playing Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan in the crime drama Bones.

Deschanel made her feature film debut in 1994's It Could Happen to You. Her next notable role was in Stephen King's Rose Red in 2002. She then appeared in Cold Mountain, The Alamo and Glory Road and was named one of "six actresses to watch" by Interview Magazine in 2004.

After starring in 2005's Boogeyman, Deschanel landed the role of Dr. Temperance Brennan on Fox's Bones, a series based on the real-life forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs. She has been playing this role in Bones for 5 seasons. The show was recently commissioned for a sixth season. For her performance she received a 2006 Satellite Award nomination, a 2007 Teen Choice Award nomination, a 2009 Ewwy Award win and has served as co-producer since the start of the show's third season, and as producer since the middle of the show's fourth season.

Deschanel, with Alyson Hannigan, Jaime King, Minka Kelly, and Katharine McPhee made a video slumber party featured on FunnyorDie.com to promote regular breast cancer screenings for the organization Stand Up 2 Cancer.

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Emily Erin Deschanel's Timeline

1976
October 11, 1976
Los Angeles, CA, USA
2010
September 25, 2010
Age 33
Pacific Palisades, CA, USA