Hailing from a Hollywood family, the striking Emily Deschanel - along with her younger sister, Zooey - was destined to enter show business. Although she debuted with a bit part in "It Could Happen to You" (1994), Deschanel's first major role came years later as a psychic in Stephen King's "Rose Red" (ABC, 2002). She landed small parts in "Cold Mountain" (2003), "The Alamo" (2004) and "Spider-Man 2" (2004), as well as leading roles in "Boogeyman" (2005) and "Glory Road" (2006), but broke through as the titular star of television's "Bones" (Fox, 2005- ). As a brilliant forensic anthropologist/author who uses logic and science to solve crimes alongside her partner, the emotional action hero Booth (David Boreanaz), Deschanel earned worldwide fame and a loyal fanbase for the megahit show, which successfully mixed mystery and suspense with comedy and romantic tension. With her ample acting talent, quirky beauty and unique screen presence, Emily Deschanel essayed strong, intelligent women in each project she took on.