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  • Was born in Virginia but moved to Houston, TX, with his family before he began school.
  • As a youngster, considered becoming an animator.
  • Before finding success in showbiz, worked as a caterer, nanny, telemarketer and food expeditor on the Sunset strip, among other things.
  • Was still waiting tables while appearing on Six Feet Under in a recurring role.
  • After making appearances on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia as an actor, he wrote and submitted a script, eventually earning the position of producer-writer.


  • Bruce Hornsby — Cousin
  • Emily Deschanel — Wife
  • Henry Hornsby — Son


  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (BFA, 1998)

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  • Birth Place: Newport News, VA
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Producer

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