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David William Duchovny (born August 7, 1960, New York City, New York) is an actor known to fans of The X-Files for his portrayal of FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder, a character he played on The X-Files television series, The X-Files: Fight the Future, The Lone Gunmen series finale "All About Yves" and The X-Files: I Want to Believe. In addition to appearing as Mulder, Duchovny also played Bobby Wingood in the Millennium episode "Jose Chung's Doomsday Defense".

David Duchovny earned an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a graduate degree in English Literature from Yale University, which is when he began studying acting. He abandoned his doctoral studies to become a full-time actor.

Duchovny was married to actress Tea Leoni – who appeared in TXF: "Hollywood A.D.", playing as Dana Scully's actress – and they have two children but are now divorced. He previously dated actress Perrey Reeves. He is also the brother of actor Daniel Duchovny. His daughter Madelaine will appear in TXF: "My Struggle IV".

David Duchovny also stars as Hank Moody in the American drama and comedy series Californication. His performance in Californication garnered him a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy, in the 2007 Golden Globe Awards. Duchovny also appeared in films like Evolution and The Joneses.


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