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Emily Erin Deschanel

October 11, 1976 (1976-10-11) (age 44)
Alma mater
  • Harvard-Westlake School
  • Crossroads School
  • Boston University (B.F.A.)
Occupation Actress, television producer, movie producer
Years active 1994–present
David Hornsby (m. 2010)
Children 2 sons
  • Caleb Deschanel (father)
  • Mary Jo Deschanel (mother)
Relatives Zooey Deschanel (sister)

Emily Erin Deschanel (born October 11, 1976) 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.

Early life

Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California. 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 life

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

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