Bones - Dr. Temperance Brennan works as a forensic anthropologist at the Jeffersonian Institute in Washington, D.C. and is also a best–selling novelist. She was nicknamed "Bones" by FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth. Brennan and Booth work together on FBI cases concerning recently found human remains. She and Booth became a couple and have a daughter, Christine. - Emily Erin Deschanel (born October 11, 1976) is an American actress, television producer, and film producer.