Born: 7 August 1960
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Best known as: F.B.I. Agent Fox Mulder on The X-Files
David Duchovny starred in TV's The X-Files
as Fox Mulder, an oddball F.B.I. agent obsessed with government conspiracies and paranormal happenings. The show was a ratings winner and pop culture favorite during its run from 1993 to 2001, and it made stars of Duchovny and his sidekick, Gillian Anderson
). Duchovny played Mulder in The X-Files: The Movie
(1998) and went on to star in the romantic comedies Return to Me
(2000) and Trust the Man
(2006, with Eva Mendes
). Duchovny also had a small but memorable role in the Ben Stiller
(2001). Showtime cable television subscribers also knew Duchovny for his appearances throughout the 1990s in sexy series The Red Shoe Diaries
. He returned to series television in 2007, playing novelist and hedonist Hank Moody in the cable show Californication
). Duchovny and Anderson starred in another X-Files movie, X-Files: I Want to Believe
, in 2008.
Duchovny married actress Téa Leoni in 1997. They have a daughter, Madelaine (b. 1999) and a son, Kyd (b. 2002)… Duchovny graduated from Yale University with a degree in English Literature… He had a recurring role in the David Lynch TV series Twin Peaks… Duchovny entered a rehab facility to be treated for sex addiction in 2008.
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