8. Temperence “Bones” Brennan
Temperance “Bones” Brennan, PH.D. is considered an authority in the field of forensic anthropology. She is an anthropologist, forensic anthropologist and kinesiologist. The character “Bones” is portrayed by Emily Deschanel in a television series aptly titled Bones.
Bones had a rather normal childhood, but then her parents left when she was 15 and she became a part of the foster care system. Bones was born to a couple named Ruth alias Christine and Max Keenan who were bank robbers specializing in safe deposit boxes. Her birth name was Joy Keenan. He father re-entered Bones life in later years, but her mother has been murdered.
Bones is married to an FBI Special Agent, Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) whom she met when they were working together on a couple of difficult FBI cases. The two often still work together. Bones and Seeley have two children a son and a daughter and Seeley also has a son from a previous marriage.