Seeley Booth

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Name: Seeley Booth
Occupation: FBI Special Agent, FBI Liaison to the Jeffersonian Institute
previously: Soldier in the US Army
Title/Rank: FBI Special Agent,
previously: Sergeant Major, US Army
Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: Alive
Relationships: John Wilkes Booth (ancestor),
Hank Booth (grandfather);
Marianne Booth (mother);
Jared Booth (brother);
Temperance Brennan (wife);
Max Keenan (father-in-law); Russ Brennan (brother-in-law);
Parker Booth (son), Christine Booth (daughter), unnamed son
Fandom: Bones
Other: Portrayed by David Boreanaz
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Seeley Booth is a main character in Bones and partner to Temperance Brennan.


Seeley Booth is a FBI Special Agent, and became a FBI Liaison to the Jeffersonian Institute when he started working with Temperance Brennan. He was formerly a Army sniper, which is often discussed in the series. At the end of Season 4, it is revealed Booth has a brain tumor causing him to hallucinate. In Season 5, he reveals that he loves Bones. In the season 6 finale it is revealed that Brennan was expecting Booth's child after they had spent the night together both suffering from the death of Vincent Nigel–Murray and sleeping together. Christine is born in Season 7, and they marry in Season 9.


Booth's main pairing is with Brennan, although he's been paired with other characters such as Angela and Camille Saroyan.

As he's played by David Boreanaz of the Buffyverse, he features in occasional same-actor crossovers with that fandom; in such works he's most often paired with Buffy Summers (an almost-canonical pairing), but pairings with Angel (the same-actor pairing), Cordelia Chase, Spike, Willow Rosenberg and Xander Harris have also been written.


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