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Was discovered while walking his dog.

Sued by ex-landlord for allegedly trashing a house; denies the charge. [November 1998]

Graduated from Ithaca College with a degree from the Roy H. Park School of Communications. [1991]

On People (USA) magazine's '50 Most Beautiful' list. [1999]

He is suing the driver of a car, Oren Kaniel, that crashed into his 1999 Mercedes-Benz on the Ventura Freeway in Los Angeles, north of Western Avenue, on Aug. 3 1999. He is seeking damages for pain and suffering, medical care, loss of earnings, repairs to his car, being deprived of his car while it was fixed, and damage to his personal property. [July 2000]

Announced engagement to Jaime Bergman. [August 2001]

Married actress Jaime Bergman on Thanksgiving Day 2001 in a very private and familiar ceremony.

He was supposed to marry Jaime Bergman in September 2001, but, because of terrorists attacks on September 11, the wedding was postponed.

His wife, Jaime Bergman, gave birth to their first child, a son, Jaden Rayne. [May 2002]

Ironically, played a vampire's victim in the movie The Macabre Pair of Shorts (1996).

He attended Malvern Preparatory School for Boys in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

Playing the role of Angelus on Angel (1999) for February sweeps in 2003, Boreanaz ad libbed a lot of his lines. Co-star Amy Acker said in an interview, "I think it's great; he has so much fun playing that character. It's a lot of improvisation and taking risks. You never know what he's going to say; it changes from take to take." [January 23, 2003].

Appeared with Kristine Sutherland (Joyce Summers), Nicholas Brendon (Xander), and Mark Lutz (Groosalugg) at the Angel and Buffy Convention held at the Brighton Centre in Brighton, England, 29 August, 2003.

His uncle and godfather is Art Moore. Art is also the godfather of his son, Jaden Rayne.

His favorite actress is Gwyneth Paltrow and his favorite actors are Al Pacino and Gary Oldman.

Named #2 of the Top Ten Sexiest Men of the Buffy / Angel universe in a fan poll by the Buffy the Vampire Slayer fanzine (2004).

One of two actors to appear on both first episodes of Joss Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996) and spin-off show Angel (1999) (the other being Charisma Carpenter), as well as one of two actors to appear in both last episodes of the two sister shows, the other being James Marsters (Spike).

Ranked #21 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue).

Son of Philadelphia weatherman / actor Dave Roberts (David Thomas Boreanaz) and mom, Patti.

According to his friends and family, while they both share a passion for justice, a selfless desire to help others, and a strong sense of right and wrong, they say the friendly, humorous David is very little like his most famous character, the dark, brooding Angel.

He and Christian Kane are the only two actors to appear in both the very first and last episode of Angel (1999).

Is one of Christian Kane's best friends. They have been friends since before David became Angel on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996).

His father, Dave Roberts (David Thomas Boreanaz), was known as Dave Thomas in Buffalo. He was the host of "Rocketship 7", a local children's program (which also featured "Promo the Robot"). He was also co-host of "Dialing for Dollars", another local program.

Was offered the starring roles in Batman Begins (2005) and Superman Returns (2006) but turned it down due to his commitment to Angel (1999).

If he wasn't an actor he would be an architect.

Has two dogs named Fritz and Bertha Blue.

Before he pursued a career in acting, he had the opportunity to train with Jack Lambert of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

He has two older sisters named Beth Boreanaz and Bo Boreanaz. His sister, Bo, is married to Jonathon Slavin.

He has a niece named Caledonia, born in 1994 and a nephew named Griffin, born in 1997.

When he was a child, his family moved to Villanova, PA in 1978, when his father got a job on WPVI, Channel 6.

Attended Rosemont School of the Holy Child and graduated at age 14 in 1983.

Awarded the Young Alumni award in 2001 from Ithaca College.

His son, Jaden Rayne, was born on May 1st 2002 at 12.59am, weighing 8lb 9oz.

Likes to collect different sorts of London style shoes.

Loves to cook healthy meals. Discussed his culinary abilities while cooking sardines with Martha Stewart as her talk show guest.

Before becoming an actor he worked as a parking attendant, house painter, handing out towels in a sports club, and props department assistant.

According to a December, 2006, New York Times article, Boreanaz grew angry about playground bullying when he was young, and went on to become offensive end and defensive back for his Catholic high school football team. Fortunately for his fans, he decided to become an actor rather than a professional athlete.

As a kid, he was a ball boy for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Was bullied as a child; later became a strapping offensive end and a defensive back for his Catholic high school's football team, the Malvern Prep Friars.

His favorite hockey team is the Philadelphia Flyers. He frequently calls into WIP Sports Talk, in Philadelphia, to talk about them.

His paternal grandparents, Henery H. Boreanaz and Mildred Piteo, were of Italian descent (Boreanaz is a Northern Italian surname). His maternal grandfather had Irish, German, French, and Swiss ancestry, and his maternal grandmother was of Slovak descent.

Announced that he and wife, Jaime Bergman, are expecting their second child [March 11, 2009].

David has a Kanji tattoo on each wrist, one means "Soul" and the other means "Destiny". His wife, Jaime Bergman has the matching tattoos. You can see them in two Angel (1999) episodes - Angel: Lullaby (2001) and Angel: Orpheus (2003). The tattoo makes it first appearance in Bones: The Man in the Bear (2005), at the end while he's trying to eat breakfast with Dr. Brennan.

Announced that the baby he and his wife are expecting in September 2009 is a girl [July 27, 2009].

Daughter, Bardot Vita Boreanaz, born August 31, 2009. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz.

Was the original choice for the character Matt Addison in Resident Evil (2002), but turned down the part due to scheduling conflicts with his TV series Angel (1999).

Is very good friends with his Bones (2005) co-star Emily Deschanel.

Admitted his infidelity with Tiger Woods mistress, Rachel Uchitel [May 4, 2010].

The sexual-harassment lawsuit, brought against him by Kristina Hagan, has been settled. His attorney was Marty Singer [March 30, 2011].

His mother is a travel agent and his father is weatherman for ABC owned WPVI-TV.

Hershey PA - David and his father, Dave Roberts were awarded the 2011 Gold Medal by the PA Association of Broadcasters at the Hershey Hotel. This was the first, and possibly only time, that father and son will be honored with this award. [May 2011]

Once a week he eats food only vegetarian or vegan (at the urging of friend and vegan Emily Deschanel).

His daughter, Bella played a episode in 11x18 The Movie in the Making Bones (2005).

Born the same day as Tracey Gold.

His daughter, son, wife, mother & father have all had small cameos on Bones!.