David Boreanaz

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David Boreanaz

David in 2006.
Born David Paul Boreanaz
May 16, 1969 (1969-05-16) (age 45) [1]
Buffalo, New York, U.S. [1]
Spouse Jaime Bergman (2001 - present) 1 child
Ingrid Quinn (1997 - 1999; divorced)

David Paul Boreanaz (born May 16, 1969[1]) is an American actor. He is best known for his role on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. On these series, he played the character Angel. Since fall of 2005, he has played Seeley Booth on Bones.

Biography[change | change source]

Early life[change | change source]

David Boreanaz was born on May 16, 1969 in Buffalo, New York. He grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father is a television weatherman and his mother is a travel agent.[2] He is of Italian descent. The surname Boreanaz is of Northern Italian origin.[1][3] Note: There is some disagreement between sources on the year of his birth. 1969 is considered the correct year by most people but 1971 is sometimes listed as his year of birth. He was raised Catholic[4].

Boreanaz went to high school in Malvern, Pennsylvania. He went to college at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York.[source?] After graduating, Boreanaz moved to Hollywood, California to become an actor.

Career[change | change source]

Boreanaz' first television acting job was a single episode on the hit American sitcom, Married... with Children. He played Kelly's biker boyfriend. He was cast in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, after being seen by a producer when Boreanaz was walking his dog. In the series, he played Angel, a vampire with a soul. The series became very successful and Boreanaz starred in a spin-off series, Angel. This new series gave the character a chance to evolve. It was mainly about on Angel's battle for redemption. He appeared on Buffy from 1997 to 1999, at which point he began starring in Angel, which ran until 2004. Totalling all of his appearances on Buffy & Angel, including guest appearances, Boreanaz has been in more episodes of the 2 series than any other actor.

Boreanaz's only starring role in a major theatrical movie was in 2001's slasher horror movie, Valentine. This movie also starred Denise Richards and Katherine Heigl. In 2003, he appeared in the music video for singer Dido's "White Flag". He was also the voice of Leon (aka Squall Leonhart) in the video game Kingdom Hearts.

In 2005, Boreanaz began starring along with Emily Deschanel on the prime time television series, Bones. He most recently appeared in These Girls, a Canadian movie in which he played a biker. The movie was first shown at the Toronto Film Festival and the Vancouver International Film Festival. It was later shown in a small number of theaters in Canada in March of 2006. His future roles include parts in the independent films Mr. Fix it and Suffering Man's Charity. It is also rumored that Boreanaz will star in the upcoming movie Jurassic Park 4 which will be released some time in 2008. In that same year, he also voiced Hal Jordan in the direct to video DC Comics animated movie Justice League: The New Frontier.

Personal life[change | change source]

Boreanaz with Bergman in 2006.

Boreanaz lives in Los Angeles, California. He was married to Ingrid Quinn from June 7, 1997 to October 1999. He married actress and model Jaime Bergman on November 24, 2001. The couple has a son, Jaden Rayne Boreanaz, who was born on May 1, 2002. He and his wife are also good friends with Raven Symone. David attended her 21st birthday in December 2006.

Filmography[change | change source]

Movies[change | change source]

Year Film Role Other notes
1993 Best of the Best 2 Extra uncredited
Aspen Extreme Extra uncredited
1996 Macabre Pair of Shorts Vampire's victim
2001 Valentine Adam Carr
2002 I'm With Lucy Luke
2005 The Crow: Wicked Prayer Luc Crash
2006 These Girls Keith Clark limited release
Mr. Fix It Lance Valenteen
The Hard Easy Roger Hargitay
2007 Suffering Man's Charity Sebastian direct-to-video
2008 Justice League: The New Frontier Hal Jordan/Green Lantern (voice) direct-to-video animated movie
2010 The Mighty Macs Ed Rush awaiting release

TV shows[change | change source]

Year Show Role Other notes
1993 Married... with Children Frank 1 Episode - Movie Show
1997-2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Angel 57 Episodes - series regular season 2-3, guest star season 1, 4-5, 7
1999-2004 Angel Angel 110 Episodes
2002 Baby Blues Johnny 1 Episode - Teddy-Cam
2006 Punk'd Himself Boreanaz and wife Punk'd at a diner
2005-present Bones Seeley Booth 94 episodes; co-producer since Season 3 with Emily Deschanel, Producer with Emily Deschanel since season 4

Video games[change | change source]

Year Game Role Other notes
2002 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Angel
Kingdom Hearts Squall Leonhart Did not return for Kingdom Hearts 2

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