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Emily Deschanel Biography

Birth Name:
Emily Erin Deschanel
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Her father is Oscar-nominated cinematographer Caleb Deschanel
  • Was a member of Interact Theatre Company in Los Angeles
  • Named one of six actors to watch in Interview magazine's annual Young Hollywood issue in 2004
  • Landed her first TV starring role in 2005, when she was cast as Dr
  • Temperance Brennan on the Fox crime drama Bones
  • First major big-screen part came with the horror movie Boogeyman (2005); subsequently appeared in Glory Road (2006) and My Sister's Keeper (2009), among others