David Paul Boreanaz (born May 16, 1969) is an American actor, television producer, and director, known for his role as Angel on the supernatural drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and as Special Agent Seeley Booth on the television crime drama Bones.
David Boreanaz was born on May 16, 1969 in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where his father, Dave Roberts (née Boreanaz), was a weatherman for ABC-owned WPVI-TV channel 6, and his mother, Patti Boreanaz, is a travel agent. He is of Italian descent on his father's side (the surname Boreanaz is of Northern Italian origin) and Slovak on his mother's side. He is Roman Catholic.
Boreanaz attended Rosemont School of the Holy Child in his early years and then high school at Malvern Preparatory School in Malvern, Pennsylvania, and went to college at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. After graduating, Boreanaz moved to Hollywood, California to pursue an acting career.