David Hornsby



Actor David Hornsby was born in Houston, Texas and got his acting training at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He started his career with small roles, appearing in an episode of ER and as a flyer on 2001’s Pearl Harbor. He then worked on the short film Born Loser, before playing a Spanish soap star in the TV movie Area 52.

David Hornsby is also a writer, known for his work on the FX comedy It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. On that series, he has appeared as the priest Matthew Mara AKA Rickety Cricket. Other TV credits of his include those in The Joe Schmo Show and The Mullets. In 2003, he was cast as Patrick in the HBO series Six Feet Under. He was then seen on Threshold and Jake in Progress, in addition to his voice work on Fanboy and Chum Chum. On the big screen, he starred alongside Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, and Kristen Wiig on the indie film Pretty Bird. He was also on Minority Report and AVPR: Aliens vs Predator – Requiem. He has also been credited as the creator of the podcast Yoda and Me, and has once again written and starred on the CBS series How to Be a Gentleman in 2011. Also that year, he and his wife, actress Emily Deschanel, had their first child.


2009-2011: Fanboy and Chum Chum (TV series) - Fanboy/Fanboy Alarm Clock/Game Show Announcer (voice)
2011: How to Be a Gentleman (TV series) - Alan
2006-2010: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV series) - Matthew 'Rickety Cricket' Mara/Cricket/Rickety Cricket
2009: Boldly Going Nowhere (TV movie) - Lt. Lance Brigsby
2009: Connect Four (short)
2008: Dirt (TV series) - Harold Beckman
2008: Pretty Bird - Kenny
2007: AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem - Drew
2007: Random! Cartoons (TV series) - Fanboy/Kid #2 (voice)
2006: Flags of Our Fathers - Louis Lowery
2006: The Unit (TV series) - Ricky
2006: The West Wing (TV series) - Fred
2006: The X's (TV series) - Brandon
2005-2006: Jake in Progress (TV series) - Ken
2005-2006: Threshold (TV series) - Roberts
2006: The Other Mall (TV movie) - Derrick Wellman
2004-2005: Center of the Universe (TV series) - Victor
2004: Christmas with the Kranks - Randy Becker
2004: Straight Eye: The Movie (short) - Daryl
2003-2004: The Mullets (TV series) - Denny Mullet
2003: The Joe Schmo Show (TV series) - 'The Asshole'/Steve 'The Hutch' Hutchinson
2003: Six Feet Under (TV series) - Patrick
2002: Family Affair (TV series) - Handyman
2002: Presidio Med (TV series) - Daniel Folmsbee
2002: Minority Report - Pre-Crime Public Service Announcer
2001: Area 52 (TV movie) - Spanish Soap Star
2001: Born Loser (short) - Warren
2001: Pearl Harbor - Flyer with Murmur
1999: ER (TV series) - Strauss

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