David Hornsby

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David Hornsby
David Hornsby by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born (1975-12-01) December 1, 1975 (age 39)
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Occupation Actor, voice actor, screenwriter, television producer
Years active 1997–present[1]
Spouse(s) Emily Deschanel (m. 2010)
Children 1

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

Early life[edit]

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

Career[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. His first animated role was Fanboy in Fanboy and Chum Chum. He also 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, serving as its lead actor, writer, and producer; CBS canceled the series in its first season. Hornsby co-wrote, designed characters, and lent his voice to FX's cartoon Unsupervised, which lasted for one season. Most recently he created a show produced by Gary Sanchez Productions for NBC entitled Mission Control, a work place comedy set at NASA's Johnson Space Center in 1965. It is a mid-season show set to debut in 2015.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Hornsby married actress Emily Deschanel on September 25, 2010 during a small private ceremony in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.[5] Deschanel gave birth to their son Henry Lamar Hornsby on September 21, 2011.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2001 Pearl Harbor Flyer with Murmur
2002 Minority Report Pre-Crime Public Service Announcer
2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem Drew
2008 Pretty Bird Kenny

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 ER Strauss Episode: "Choosing Joi"
2003 The Joe Schmo Show Steve "The Hutch" Hutchison 10 episodes
2003 Six Feet Under Patrick 7 episodes
2003–2004 The Mullets Denny 11 episodes
2005–2006 Jake in Progress Ken 17 episodes
2005-2006 Threshold Roberts 2 episodes
2006 The West Wing Fred Episode: "Institutional Memory"
2006–present It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Matthew "Rickety Cricket" Mara Recurring role
Writer, executive producer
2009–2014 Fanboy and Chum Chum Fanboy Voice
Main role
2011–2012 How to Be a Gentleman Andrew Carlson Main role
Creator, writer, executive producer
2012 Unsupervised Joel Zymanski Voice
Main role
Creator, writer, executive producer
2013 Ben and Kate Matt Swan Episode: "B-Squad"
2013 Sanjay and Craig Tyson Voice
Episodes: "Maximum Dennis" and "Laked Nake"
2013 Hello Ladies Andy Episode: "The Dinner"
2013 Bones Minister Episode: "The Woman in White"
2015 Mission Control Creator, executive producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Hornsby Biography ((?)-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2012-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Twitter". 
  3. ^ "About Yoda and Me". Retrieved June 12, 2010. 
  4. ^ . 2014-05-26 http://www.nbc.com/mission-control. Retrieved 2014-05-26.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ Zuckerman, Suzanne (September 25, 2010). "Actress Emily Deschanel Weds". People. Retrieved September 26, 2010. 
  6. ^ Stanhope, Kate (2011-09-21). "Bones' Emily Deschanel Welcomes First Child". TV Guide. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 

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