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David Duchovny
David Duchovny
General Information
Name David Duchovny
Birth date August 7, 1960
Gender Male
Birthplace New York
Occupation actor
Played Sam Hodiak

David DuchovnyEdit

Personal lifeEdit

David Duchovny was born August 7, 1960 in New York. David's mother was a school administrator and his father was a teacher, writer and publicist who worked for the American Jewish Committee.His father is from Ukraine and Poland and his mother is from Scotland. 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 and received a Master of Arts in English Literature from Yale University. He began work on a Ph.D. that remains unfinished. Duchovny married actress Téa Leoni on May 6, 1997. Their first child was born in April 1999, named Madelaine West Duchovny. Their second child, a son, Kyd Miller Duchovny, was born in June 2002. Duchovny is also 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. In 2012 he declared that him and his wife are separated.

CareerEdit

Duchovny appeared in an advertisement for Löwenbräu beer in 1987. He had a recurring role as a transvestite DEA agent on the series Twin Peaks and played the narrator and host in the TV series Red Shoe Diaries. In 1992, he played the role of Rollie Totheroh, in the film Chaplin, based on the life of Charlie Chaplin. In 1993, Duchovny began starring in the science fiction series The X-Files as FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder, a conspiracy theorist who believed his sister had been abducted by aliens. The show evolved into a cult hit and quickly became one of The Fox Network's first major television hits. Also in 1993, Duchovny was cast alongside Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis, in the Dominic Sena-directed thriller, Kalifornia. Duchovny has guest hosted Saturday Night Live twice. He also played Hank Moody, a troubled novelist in Showtime's series Californication. In March 2014, NBC announced that a new series, entitled Aquarius and starring him, has been ordered. David portrays a 1960s police sergeant investigating small-time criminal and budding cult leader Charles Manson.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role
1988 Working girl Tess's friend
1989 New Year's Day Billy
1990 Denial John
1990 Bad Influence Club goer
1991 Julia Has Two Flowers Daniel 
1991 Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's dead Bruce
1991 The Rapture Randy
1992 Ruby Officer Tippit
1992 Beethoven Brad
1992 Red Shoe Diaries Jake Winters
1992 Venice/Venice Dylan
1992 Chaplin Roland Thotheroh
1992 Baby Snatcher David Anderson
1993 Kalifornia Brian Kessler
1997 Playing Gods Dr. Eugene Sands
1998 The X-Files: Fight the Future FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder
2000 Return to Me Bob Rueland
2001 Evolution Dr. Ira Kane
2001 Zoolander JP Prewitt
2002 Full Frontal Bill/Gus
2004 Connie and Carla Jeff
2004 House of D Tom Warshaw
2005 Trust The Man Tom
2006 Queer Duck: the Movie Tiny Jesus
2006 The TV Set Mike Klein
2007 Things We Lost in the Fire Brian Burke
2007 The Secret Dr. Benjamin Marris
2007 Quantum Hoops Narrator
2008 The X-Files: I Want to Believe FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder
2009 The Joneses Steve Jones
2012 Goats The Goat Man
2013 Phantom Bruni
2013 Louder Than Words John Fareri

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role
1990–1991 Twin Peaks DEA Agent Denise/Dennis Bryson
1992–1997 Red Shoe Diaries Jake Winters
1993–2002; 2016 The X-Files FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder
1995–1996 The Larry Sanders Show Himself
1995–1998 Saturday Night Live Himself
1996 Frasier Caller
1996 Space: Above and Beyond Handsome Alvin
1997 The Simpsons FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder
1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man Richard
2002 Life with Bonnie Johnny Volcano
2003 Sex and the City Jeremy
2007–2014 Californication Hank Moody
2015– Aquarius Sam Hodiak

AwardsEdit

Year Association Category Nominated Work Result
1995 People's Choice Awards Favorite Male Television Performer The X-Files Nominated
1995 Sci-Fi Universe Best Actor in a TV Series The X-Files Won
1995 Viewers for Quality Television Best Actor in a Quality Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Television Series Drama The X-Files Nominated
1996 National TV Awards Most Popular Actor The X-Files Won
1996 People's Choice Awards Favorite Male Television Performer The X-Files Nominated
1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1997 Aftonbladet TV Prize Best Foreign TV Personality The X-Files Won
1997 Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Television Series Drama The X-Files Won
1997 People's Choice Awards Favorite Male Television Performer The X-Files Nominated
1997 Primetime Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series The Larry Sanders Show Nominated
1997 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1997 Satellite Awards Best Actor – Television Series Drama The X-Files Won
1997 Saturn Awards Best Actor on Television The X-Files Nominated
1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1997 Television Critic Association Awards Individual Achievement in Drama The X-Files Nominated
1998 Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Television Series Drama The X-Files Nominated
1998 People's Choice Awards Favorite Male Television Performer The X-Files Nominated
1998 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1998 Satellite Awards Best Actor – Television Series Drama The X-Files Nominated
1998 Saturn Awards Best Actor on Television The X-Files Nominated
1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1999 American Comedy Awards Funniest Male Guest Appearance in a Television Series The Larry Sanders Show Won
1999 Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Television Series Drama The X-Files Nominated
1999 Saturn Awards Best Actor on Television The X-Files Nominated
1999 Saturn Awards Best Actor (film) The X-Files Nominated
1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
1999 TV Guide Award Best Actor The X-Files Won
2000 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Television Friends (with Gillian Anderson) The X-Files Nominated
2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series The X-Files Nominated
2000 TV Guide Award Best Actor The X-Files Nominated
2003 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Life with Bonnie Nominated
2008 BAFTA Awards Best International Californication Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy Californication Won
2008 Satellite Awards Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy Californication Nominated
2009 Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy Californication Nominated
2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series Californication Nominated
2010 Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy Californication Nominated
2010 PGA Awards Outstanding Producer Californication Nominated
2012 Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy Californication Nominated

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