- Was discovered while walking his dog.
- Graduated from Ithaca College with a degree from the Roy H. Park School of Communications. [1991]
- On People (USA) magazine’s ‘50 Most Beautiful’ list. [1999]
- Married actress Jaime Bergman on Thanksgiving Day 2001 in a very private and familiar ceremony.
- His wife, Jaime Bergman, gave birth to their first child, a son, Jaden Rayne. [1 May 2002]
- Ironically, played a vampire’s victim in the movie _Macabre Pair of Shorts (1996)_.
- Playing the role of Angelus on “Angel” (1999) for February sweeps in 2003, Boreanaz ad libbed a lot of his lines. Co-star Amy Acker said in an interview, “I think it’s great; he has so much fun playing that character. It’s a lot of improvisation and taking risks. You never know what he’s going to say; it changes from take to take.” [January 23, 2003].
- His uncle and godfather is Art Moore. Art is also the godfather of his son, Jaden Rayne.
- His favorite band is Grateful Dead.
- His favorite actress is Gwyneth Paltrow and his favorite actors are Al Pacino and Gary Oldman.
- His favorite sports are golf, basketball and football.
- Named #2 of the Top Ten Sexiest Men of the Buffy / Angel universe in a fan poll by the Buffy the Vampire Slayer fanzine (2004).
- One of two actors to appear on both first episodes of Joss Whedon’s “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1997) and spin-off show “Angel” (1999) (the other being Charisma Carpenter), as well as one of two actors to appear in both last episodes of the two sister shows, the other being James Marsters (Spike).
- Ranked #21 in TV Guide’s list of “TV’s 25 Greatest Teen Idols” (23 January 2005 issue).
- Son of Philadelphia weatherman / actor Dave Roberts (David Thomas Boreanaz) and mom, Patti.
- According to his friends and family, while they both share a passion for justice, a selfless desire to help others, and a strong sense of right and wrong, they say the friendly, humorous David is very little like his most famous character, the dark, brooding Angel.
- Shares his birthday with Melanie Lynskey and Tracey Gold.
- He and Christian Kane are the only two actors to appear in both the very first and last episode of “Angel” (1999).
- Is one of Christian Kane’s best friends. They have been friends since before David became Angel on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1997).
- His father, David Thomas Boreanaz, was known as Dave Thomas in Buffalo. He was the host of Rocketship 7, a local children’s program (which also featured Promo the Robot). He was also co-host of Dialing for Dollars, another local program.
- Was offered the opportunity to play as Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins but turned it down.
- If he wasn’t an actor he would be an architect.
- Loves animals (especially dogs).
- Has two dogs named Fritz and Bertha Blue.
- Before he pursued a career in acting, he had the opportunity to train with Jack Lambert of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- He has two older sisters named Beth and Bo. His sister, Bo, is married to Jonathon Slavin.
- He has a niece named Caledonia, born in 1994 and a nephew named Griffin, born in 1997.
- When he was a child, his family moved to Villanova, PA in 1978, when his father got a job on WPVI, Channel 6.
- Attended Rosemont School of the Holy Child and graduated at age 14 in 1983.
- Awarded the Young Alumni award in 2001 from Ithaca College.
- His favorite subject at school were sports, in particular football. He least favorite subjects were math and chemistry.
- His son, Jaden Rayne, was born on May 1st 2002 at 12.59am, weighing 8lb 9oz.
- Likes to collect different sorts of London style shoes.
- Loves to cook healthy meals.
- Before becoming an actor he worked as a parking attendant, house painter, handing out towels in a sports club, and props department assistant.
- According to a December, 2006, New York Times article, Boreanaz grew angry about playground bullying when he was young, and went on to become offensive end and defensive back for his Catholic high school football team. Fortunately for his fans, he decided to become an actor rather than a professional athlete.
- As a kid, he was a ball boy for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Was bullied as a child; later became a strapping offensive end and a defensive back for his Catholic high school’s football team, the Malvern Prep Friars.
- His favorite hockey team is the Philadelphia Flyers. He frequently calls into WIP Sports Talk, in Philadelphia, to talk about them.