John Francis Daley

Actor
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Born: 07/19/1985 in Wheeling, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (19)

Bones 2007 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boston Public 2000 - 2002, 2008 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spin City 2001 - 2002, 2008 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rapture-Paloooza 2013 (Movie)

Ben (Actor)

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone 2013 (Movie)

Paramedic 1 (Actor)

The Finder 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Horrible Bosses 2011 (Movie)

Carter (Actor)

77 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

100 Greatest Teen Stars 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Kitchen Confidential 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Waiting... 2005 (Movie)

Mitch (Actor)

Judging Amy 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Regular Joe 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ellen Show 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Geena Davis Show 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Freaks and Geeks 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Prism Awards 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The List (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (6)

Vacation 2015 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Horrible Bosses 2 2014 (Movie)

(Story By)

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 2013 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone 2013 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Horrible Bosses 2011 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The $40,000 Man (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Director (1)

Vacation 2015 (Movie)

(Director)

Relationships

R Daley

Father
performed in the national touring company of "Cats"

Nancy Daley

Mother

Milestones

2013

Co-writes "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone"

2011

Makes screenwriting debut with "Horrible Bosses"

2007

Joined the cast of "Bones" (Fox) as Dr. Lance Sweets, an FBI-appointed therapist

2005

Cast as Jim, the rookie pastry chef on Fox's "Kitchen Confidential"

2003

Had a small role, opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in the comedy "View from the Top"

2001

Directed a short film titled "What Babies Do"

2000

Had a recurring role on Fox's "Boston Public" as Anthony Ward

1999

Starred as high school freshman Sam Weir in the acclaimed but short-lived NBC comedy-drama series "Freaks and Geeks"

1998

Contributed vocals to Tony Bennett's children's album "The Playground"

1994

Was cast in the title role of "The Who's Tommy" in a live theater traveling company, performing alongside his father in the USA and Germany (date approximate)

Acted in the festival-screened independent short "Allerd Fishbein's in Love"

Bonus Trivia

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Daley holds a black belt in Kung Fu.

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"At the first audition, I was sick, I had no energy and I felt like I just wanted to get it over with. But when they called me back, I found out that they liked that I didn't try to over-do Sam's geekiness, so I continued to audition as myself, just feeling kind of subdued and low-key."---Daley on his audition for the role of Sam Weir on "Freaks and Geeks", quoted in NBC press material, 1999.

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Daley is singer/keyboardist in the alt-rock group Dayplayer, who appeared on an alternate-reality episode of "Bones"

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Daley met his writing partner Johnathan M. Goldstein because his girlfriend was friends with Goldstein's wife.

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