David Hornsby

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David Hornsby
David Hornsby by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Hornsby at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010.
Born(1975-12-01) December 1, 1975 (age 37)
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Alma materCarnegie Mellon University
OccupationActor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer
Years active1997–present[1]
Spouse(s)Emily Deschanel (2010–present)
Children1
 
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David Hornsby
David Hornsby by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Hornsby at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010.
Born(1975-12-01) December 1, 1975 (age 37)
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Alma materCarnegie Mellon University
OccupationActor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer
Years active1997–present[1]
Spouse(s)Emily Deschanel (2010–present)
Children1

David Hornsby (born December 1, 1975)[2] is an American actor and screenwriter.

Early life and education[edit source | edit]

Hornsby was born in Newport News, Virginia. He grew up in Houston, Texas. He majored in acting at Carnegie Mellon University.

Career[edit source | edit]

Hornsby plays defrocked priest Matthew "Rickety Cricket" Mara on the FX comedy It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, also serving as an executive producer and writer on the show. He appeared as Steve "The Hutch" Hutchinson on The Joe Schmo Show, and as Patrick on Six Feet Under. He voices Fanboy in Fanboy and Chum Chum, and starred in the independent film Pretty Bird.

Hornsby appeared in Pearl Harbor, Minority Report, and Flags of Our Fathers (in which he played USMC photographer Louis R. Lowery). He created and performed in the podcast Yoda and Me along with Loren Tarquinio.[3] He adapted and created the CBS sitcom How to Be a Gentleman. He served as the lead actor, writer, and producer of the show; CBS canceled the series in its first season. Hornsby currently produces, designs characters, and lends his voice to FX's Unsupervised.

Personal life[edit source | edit]

Hornsby married actress Emily Deschanel on September 25, 2010 during a small private ceremony in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.[4] Their son, Henry Lamar Hornsby, was born on September 21, 2011.[5]

Filmography[edit source | edit]

Film[edit source | edit]

YearTitleRole
2001Pearl HarborFlyer with Murmur
2002Minority ReportPre-Crime Public Service Announcer
2007Aliens vs. Predator: RequiemDrew
2008Pretty BirdKenny

Television[edit source | edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1999ERStraussEpisode: "Choosing Joi"
2006The West WingFredEpisode: "Institutional Memory"
2006-presentIt's Always Sunny in PhiladelphiaMatthew "Rickety Cricket" MaraRecurring role
2009-2012Fanboy and Chum ChumFanboyMain role
2011-2012How to Be a GentlemanAndrew Carlson
2012UnsupervisedJoel ZymanskiMain role
Executive producer
2013Ben and KateMatt SwanEpisode: "B-Squad"
2013Sanjay and CraigTyson/VivianEpisode: "Maximum Dennis"

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ "David Hornsby Biography ((?)-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2012-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Twitter". 
  3. ^ "About Yoda and Me". Retrieved June 12, 2010. 
  4. ^ Zuckerman, Suzanne (September 25, 2010). "Actress Emily Deschanel Weds". People. Retrieved September 26, 2010. 
  5. ^ Stanhope, Kate (2011-09-21). "Bones' Emily Deschanel Welcomes First Child". TV Guide. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 

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