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Hornsby at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International
December 1, 1975|
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor, screenwriter, television producer|
Emily Deschanel (m. 2010)
|Relatives||Zooey Deschanel (sister-in-law)|
David Hornsby (born December 1, 1975) is an American actor, screenwriter and producer. He is known for a recurring role as defrocked priest Matthew "Rickety Cricket" Mara on the comedy series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, for which he also writes and co-produces.
Hornsby plays defrocked priest Matthew "Rickety Cricket" Mara on the FX sitcom 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 & 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. 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 the NBC pilot for Mission Control, produced by Gary Sanchez Productions for NBC a workplace sitcom set at NASA's Johnson Space Center circa 1965.
On September 25, 2010, Hornsby married Bones star Emily Deschanel in a small private ceremony in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. On September 21, 2011, Deschanel gave birth to their son Henry Lamar Hornsby. The couple's second son Calvin was born on June 8, 2015.
|2001||Pearl Harbor||Flyer with Murmur|
|2002||Minority Report||Pre-Crime Public Service Announcer|
|2007||Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem||Drew Roberts|
|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|
|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 & Chum Chum||Fanboy||Voice|
|2011–2012||How to Be a Gentleman||Andrew Carlson||Main role|
Creator, writer, executive producer
Creator, writer, executive producer
|2013||Ben and Kate||Matt Swan||Episode: "B-Squad"|
|2013–2015||Sanjay and Craig||Tyson||Voice|
|2013||Hello Ladies||Andy||Episode: "The Dinner"|
|2013||Bones||Priest||Episode: "The Woman in White"|
|2015||Mission Control||Creator, executive producer|
|2016||New Girl||Ed Warner||Episode: "James Wonder"|
|2016||Ben 10 (2016 TV series)||Wildvine|
|2017||Welcome to the Wayne||Leif Bornewell III|
|2018||Good Girls||Boomer||Recurring role|
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- David Hornsby [@HornsByDavid] (28 April 2012). "I was born 12/1/75. Put that shit in Fred C and stop being a dick" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- "About Yoda and Me". Retrieved June 12, 2010.
- . 2014-05-26 http://www.nbc.com/mission-control. Retrieved 2014-05-26. Missing or empty
- Zuckerman, Suzanne (September 25, 2010). "Actress Emily Deschanel Weds". People. Retrieved September 26, 2010.
- Stanhope, Kate (2011-09-21). "Bones' Emily Deschanel Welcomes First Child". TV Guide. Retrieved 2011-09-22.
- "Emily Deschanel Gives Birth, Welcomes Second Son With Husband". 8 June 2015. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
- "Overview for David Hornsby". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 5 November 2017.