Boreanaz moved to Los Angeles with a degree in filmmaking, but found it hard to achieve work originally like other struggling actors. Boreanaz slept on a couch which he shared at his sister’s place, traveling film sets and doing construction assistant work in order to learn more concerning the industry he hoped to be more concerned with. He was a background extra in the 1993 movie Aspen Extreme as a fan waving at skiers. He also arranged props for Best of the Best II also released in 1993, which stars Eric Roberts, where he also had a small uncredited role; Boreanaz is seen briefly standing to the left, as the characters Tommy Lee and Alex enter a nightclub that is a front for an illegal combating ring. Boreanaz’s first paid acting appearance was a 1993 guest spot on the American sitcom Married.
with Children, as Kelly’s unfaithful biker boyfriend, who gets pummeled by her father, Al. He was cast in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, after being advised for the role to Marti Noxon by one of Boreanaz’s friends, after he was seen walking his dog past their house on an everyday basis. In the cult series, he played the mysterious Angel, a vampire cursed by gypsies with a soul as punishment for his murdering a gypsy girl, originally resulting in debilitating regret after which a life of contrition. The show became highly a success and Boreanaz starred in a spin off series, Angel, which gave the personality a chance to evolve and concentrated on Angel’s battle for redemption for the numerous murders he committed before he regained his soul. He gave the impression on Buffy from 1997 to 1999, at which point he began starring in Angel, which ran until 2004, with a routine role on Buffy after his departure.
He also appeared in the film Macabre Pair of Shorts where he plays a vampire’s victim in the phase “MPS”. In 2005, Boreanaz began starring contrary Emily Deschanel on the prime time television series, Bones. He also gave the impression in These Girls, a Canadian film wherein he played a biker; the film acquired a restricted theatrical unencumber in Canada in March 2006, after premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Vancouver International Film Festival. He has also starred in the impartial films Mr. Fix It and Suffering Man’s Charity published on DVD as Ghost Writer, as well as the direct to DVD sequel The Crow: Wicked Prayer by which he starred alongside Tara Reid.
In 2006, he starred in an alternative DVD free up, The Hard Easy, which also starred Steve Buscemi, Vera Farmiga and Nick Lachey.