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David Duchovny

David William Duchovny (born August 7, 1960, height 6' 0½" (1,84 m)) is an American actor, writer, and director. He is best known for playing Fox Mulder on The X-Files and Hank Moody on Californication, both of which have earned him Golden Globe awards Duchovny was born in New York City, New York in 1960. He is the son of Margaret "Meg" (née Miller), a school administrator and teacher, and Amram "Ami" Ducovny (1927–2003), a writer and publicist who worked for the American Jewish Committee. His father was Jewish, from a family that immigrated from the Russian Empire and Poland. His mother is a Lutheran emigrant from Aberdeen, Scotland. His father dropped the h in his last name to avoid the sort of mispronunciations he encountered while serving in the Army. Duchovny attended Grace Church School and The Collegiate School For Boys; both are in Manhattan. He graduated from Princeton University in 1982 with a B.A. in English Literature. He was a member of Charter Club, one of the university's eating clubs. In 1982, his poetry received an honorable mention for a college prize from the Academy of American Poets. The title of his senior thesis was The Schizophrenic Critique of Pure Reason in Beckett's Early Novels. Duchovny played a season of junior varsity basketball as a shooting guard and centerfield for the varsity baseball team. He received a Master of Arts in English Literature from Yale University and subsequently began work on a Ph.D. that remains unfinished. The title of his uncompleted doctoral thesis was Magic and Technology in Contemporary Poetry and Prose. At Yale, he was a student of popular literary critic Harold Bloom. Duchovny married actress Téa Leoni on May 6, 1997. In April 1999, Leoni gave birth to a daughter, Madelaine West Duchovny. Their second child, a son, Kyd Miller Duchovny, was born in June 2002. Duchovny is a former vegetarian and, as of 2007, is a pescetarian. On August 28, 2008, Duchovny announced that he had checked himself into a rehabilitation facility for treating sex addiction. On October 15, 2008, Duchovny's and Leoni's representatives issued a statement revealing they had separated several months earlier.A week later, Duchovny's lawyer said that he planned to sue the Daily Mail over an article it ran that claimed he had an affair with Hungarian tennis instructor Edit Pakay while still married to Leoni, a claim that Duchovny has denied. On November 15, 2008, the Daily Mail retracted their claims. After getting back together, Duchovny and Leoni once again split on June 29, 2011.


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Born:
Aug 7, 1960 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
63
First Appeared:
In the series Jeopardy! 1964-03-30
Latest Project:
Series Aquarius 2015-05-28
Known For
Poster of Red Shoe Diaries Movie 10: Some Things Never Change
Poster of The X-Files
Poster of Red Shoe Diaries
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography

Aquarius (2015)

Drama Crime
Series
as Detective Sam Hodiak
6.5 54 votes

Phantom (2013)

Thriller
Movie
as Bruni
5.5 111 votes

Louder Than Words (2013)

Drama
Movie
as John Fareri
5.8 15 votes

Goats (2012)

Comedy
Movie
as Goat Man
5.4 27 votes

The Joneses (2009)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Steve Jones
6.1 197 votes

The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)

Drama Mystery Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Fox Mulder
5.5 496 votes

Californication (2007)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Hank Moody
7.2 241 votes

Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)

Drama
Movie
as Steven Burke
6.7 77 votes

Quantum Hoops (2007)

Documentary
Movie
as Narrator

The Secret (2007)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Dr. Benjamin Marris
6.2 19 votes

The TV Set (2006)

Comedy
Movie
as Mike Klein
5.9 17 votes

The One Show (2006)

News
Series
as Unknown
5.1 7 votes

VH1 Rock Honors (2006)

Series
as Unknown

House of D (2005)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Tom Warshaw
6.0 22 votes

Trust the Man (2005)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Tom
5.3 27 votes

Connie and Carla (2004)

Comedy
Movie
as Jeff
6.4 23 votes

The Tony Danza Show (2004)

Talk
Series
as Unknown

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.4 22 votes

Life with Bonnie (2002)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Full Frontal (2002)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Bill
4.8 22 votes

The Lone Gunmen (2001)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.0 20 votes

The X-Files : Existence (2001)

Thriller Drama Science Fiction
Movie
as Fox Mulder
8.6 9 votes

Zoolander (2001)

Comedy
Movie
as J.P. Prewitt
6.1 1266 votes

Evolution (2001)

Action Comedy Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Ira Kane
5.7 587 votes

Richard & Judy (2001)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
3.0 2 votes

Return to Me (2000)

Romance Comedy Drama
Movie
as Bob Rueland
6.0 61 votes

Rove (1999)

Comedy
Series
as Himself
0.0 1 votes

The Early Show (1999)

News
Series
as Unknown

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler (1999)

Comedy
Movie
6.7 7 votes

The X Files (1998)

Mystery Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Agent Fox Mulder
6.6 468 votes

Inside The X-Files (1998)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
6.0 1 votes

The Making of 'The X Files: Fight the Future' (1998)

Science Fiction Documentary
Movie
as Himself
6.0 1 votes

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.7 16 votes

Playing God (1997)

Drama Action Thriller Crime
Movie
as Dr. Eugene Sands
5.5 23 votes

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

News Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.0 107 votes

Red Shoe Diaries Movie 10: Some Things Never Change (1996)

Romance Drama
Movie
as Jake Winters

Eco-Challenge (1995)

Series

Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.6 15 votes

Space: Above and Beyond (1995)

Action & Adventure Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
6.8 22 votes

Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
7.1 18 votes

GMTV (1993)

News
Series
as Unknown

Frasier (1993)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.8 152 votes

Kalifornia (1993)

Thriller Crime
Movie
as Brian Kessler
6.5 179 votes

The X-Files (1993)

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Fox Mulder
8.1 547 votes

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
7.1 35 votes

Beethoven (1992)

Comedy Family
Movie
as Brad
5.6 397 votes

Ruby (1992)

Drama Action Thriller Crime
Movie
as Officer Tippit
3.0 4 votes

Baby Snatcher (1992)

Movie
as David Anderson
0 1 votes

Red Shoe Diaries (1992)

Drama
Series
as Jake Winters
4.7 7 votes

Red Shoe Diaries (1992)

Drama
Movie
as Jake Winters
3.7 7 votes

Chaplin (1992)

Drama
Movie
as Rollie Totheroh
7.4 228 votes

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)

Comedy Family
Movie
as Bruce
5.8 99 votes

The Rapture (1991)

Mystery Drama
Movie
as Randy
6.3 11 votes

New Year's Day (1990)

Comedy
Movie
as Billy
5 1 votes

Denial (1990)

Drama
Movie
as John

Bad Influence (1990)

Thriller
Movie
as Clue Goer with Glasses
5.7 29 votes

Twin Peaks (1990)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Series
as Unknown
8.0 412 votes

Julia Has Two Lovers (1990)

Movie
8.0 1 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.0 1015 votes

Working Girl (1988)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Tess' Friend
6.5 218 votes

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)

Series
as Unknown
4.9 4 votes

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.4 104 votes

Jeopardy! (1964)

Series
as Unknown
5.8 24 votes