David Boreanaz plays the role of FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth and Emily Deschanel plays the role of forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan on the Fox television show "Bones." The name of the show originates in the nickname given to Dr. Brennan by Special Agent Booth.
Michaela Conlin plays Angela Montenegro, a forensic artist who creates facial reconstructions of the victims. T.J. Thyne plays Dr. Jack Hodgins, who specializes in entomology, botany and mineralogy. Tamara Taylor plays Dr. Camille Saroyan, a forensic pathologist who heads the Forensic Anthropology Department. John Francis Daley plays Dr. Lance Sweets, a psychologist with the FBI. Patricia Belcher plays Caroline Julian, a prosecutor with the U.S. District Attorney's office.
Over the course of the show, there have been many interns in the lab of the Jeffersonian Institute. They include Eric Millegan as Zack Addy, Michael Grant Terry as Wendall Bray, Eugene Byrd as Dr. Clark Edison, Carla Gallo as Daisy Wick and Pej Vahdat as Aristoo Vaziri. Ryan Cartwright plays Vincent Nigel-Murray, an English intern, and Luke Kleintank plays Finn Abernathy.
Ryan O'Neil plays Max Keenan, Dr. Brennan's father, and Ali Louise Hartment plays Christine Angela Brennan, Dr. Brennan's mother. Ty Panitz plays Parker Booth, Seeley Booth's son. Tiffany Hines plays Michelle Welton, Dr. Saroyan's adopted daughter.