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David Hornsby is an American actor who portrays Rickety Cricket on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He also serves as writer and producer for the series.


David was born in Texas and went to college in Pittsburgh. He has been acting for the screen since 1999 when he appeared in an episode of ER. He has since appeared in dozens of TV shows and films including Six Feet Under, The Joe Schmoe Show, and Jake in Progress. He has also appeared in several films including AVPR: Aliens vs Predator, Requiem, Minority Report, and Pearl Harbor.

Hornsby is also a writer, and has written 28 episodes of Sunny. He adapted the book How to Be a Gentleman into a sitcom for CBS. It premiered September 2011, and Hornsby will star.

David Hornsby is married to Bones actress Emily Deschanel. Their son, Henry Lamar Hornsby, was born September 21, 2011.

Episodes Written[]

David and Emily Deschanel's wedding photo.

David Hornsby and Kevin Dillon in How to Be a Gentleman.

David Hornsby on The Joe Schmoe Show.

Selected Filmography[]

  • Pearl Harbor (2001) -- Flyer with Murmur
  • Minority Report (2002) -- Pre-Crime Public Service Announcer
  • Six Feet Under (7 episodes, 2003) -- Patrick
  • The Joe Schmoe Show (2003 TV Series) -- Steve 'The Hutch' Hutchinson / 'The Asshole'
  • Jake in Progress (16 episode 2005-2006) -- Ken
  • AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem (2007) -- Drew
  • How to Be a Gentleman (2011 TV Series) -- Andrew Carlson -- Creator and Writer
  • Unsupervised (2012 TV Series) -- Joel Zymanski / Brian Zymanski (VO) -- Creator and Writer

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