David Duchovny

Mostly Credited As: David Duchovny
Birth Name: David William Duchovny
Date Of Birth: August 07, 1960 (Age 55)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 6' (1.82 m)

David Duchovny

David William Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960 to parents Amram Duchovny and Meg Miller. He studied at The Collegiate School For Boys in Manhattan, graduated from Princeton University, and later earned his Master's degree from Yale in English Literature.

His early acting experiences include television commercials and a stint on the show Twin Peaks as a transvestite DEA agent. However, it is his role as Special Agent Fox Mulder on the show The X-Files that earned him fame and a huge fan base. He has also hosted Saturday Night Live on two occasions, parodied his X-Files role by doing a guest voice on The Simpsons, and appeared as a guest star on The Larry Sanders Show and on Sex and the City. His film career, while perhaps not as notable, has been solid and steady.

Duchovny has been married to actress Téa Leoni since1997. Together they have two children: daughter Madelaine West Duchovny, and son Kyd Miller Duchovny. They currently make their home in Malibu, California where Duchovny enjoys keeping fit through activities such as yoga, boxing, and swimming.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Aquarius (2015)As: Detective Sam Hodiak
Californication (2007)As: Hank Moody
The X-Files (1993)As: Special Agent Fox Mulder
Red Shoe Diaries (1992)As: Jake Winters
Episode Cast Credits 

Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014) 
  Gov. John Kasich, David Duchovny, Juliette Lewis, Michelle Wolf, Fabrizio Moretti 03x53: (Apr/14/2016) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldridge, Brooks Wheelan 02x16: (Feb/05/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, guest co-host David Duchovny 35x68: (Apr/06/2016) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  David Duchovny, Max Greenfield 32x164: (Apr/17/2014) As Himself 
  Guest co-host David Duchovny; Ricky Gervais; Guinness World Record Breaker Week concludes as a man tries to create the highest tower constructed of cards in one hour 28x10: (Sep/18/2009) As Himself 
  David Duchovny; Kasey Kahne, Mario López 26x235: (Jul/25/2008) As Himself 

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015) 
  Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, David Duchovny, Autolux 02x59: (Apr/06/2016) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Jacob Tremblay, Leon Bridges 14x06: (Jan/12/2016) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Danai Gurira, Pete Davidson 12x116: (Apr/01/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Katharine McPhee, Wendy Liebman 06x107: (Jul/30/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  David Duchovny, Jeff Foxworthy, Pitbull, Kevin Eubanks 02x81: (May/20/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, John Oliver, Rita Ora 01x42: (Apr/22/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Real Time With Bill Maher (2003) 
  Robert Kenner, Zanny Minton Beddoes, Tom Davis, Baratunde Thurston, David Duchovny 13x06: (Feb/13/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 64, Episode 29 64x29: (Feb/10/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 63, Episode 65 63x65: (Apr/11/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Rachael Ray (2006) 
  David Duchovny 09x100: (Feb/10/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  David Duchovny, Gloria Estefan 10x127: (Jul/24/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Nia Long, K-os 03x62: (Apr/12/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Oct 05, 2005 01x168: (Oct/05/2005) As Himself 
  Dinosaur Jr., David Duchovny, Ryan Reynolds 01x64: (Apr/12/2005) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  David Duchovny, J.B. Smoove, Father John Misty 21x51: (Feb/27/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett, Corinne Bailey Rae 18x27: (Apr/07/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Richard Roeper, The All-American Rejects 17x70: (Jan/12/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Olympic shot putter Reese Hoffa, Jakob Dylan 16x150: (Jul/15/2008) As Himself 

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) 
  David Duchovny, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Nick Kroll, Eli Young Band 05x08: (Jan/11/2013) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  David Duchovny, Hugh Fink, Young Jeezy 19x55: (Dec/09/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Amy Sedaris, Mike E. Winfield 18x27: (Oct/15/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Black Kids 15x152: (Jul/24/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  David Duchovny, Ryan Howard, Andrew Bird 14x121: (Apr/10/2007) As Himself 

American Idol (2002) 
  One of 7 Voted Off; Idol Gives Back 09x33: (Apr/21/2010) As Himself 

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008) (2008) 
  David Duchovny; Christina Hendricks 02x15: (Sep/25/2009) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) 
  David Duchovny, Anna Friel, Bill Burr 01x06: (Jun/08/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]

GMTV (1993) 
  July 30, 2008 16x213: (Jul/30/2008) As Himself 

Richard & Judy (2001) 
  Series 10, Show 33 10x33: (Jul/30/2008) As Himself 

The One Show (2006) 
  July 29, 2008 03x17: (Jul/29/2008) As Himself 

The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet (2007) 
  David Duchovny 02x237: (Jul/29/2008) As Himself 

VH1 Rock Honors (2006) 
  3rd Annual VH1 Rock Honors 01x03: (Jul/17/2008) As Himself 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards 65x01: (Jan/13/2008) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Californication') 
  The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards 54x01: (Jan/19/1997) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (for 'The X-Files') 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  David Duchovny, Tig Notaro 06x117: (Oct/11/2007) As Himself 
  Jake Gyllenhaal, David Duchovny, Shakira, P.O.D. 01x108: (Sep/06/2002) As Himself 
  David Duchovny, Mitch Fatel 01x100: (Aug/08/2002) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  David Duchovny, Tim Gunn, Kevin Brennan 14x187: (Sep/04/2007) As Himself 
  David Duchovny, Greg Behrendt, OK Go 13x165: (Sep/06/2006) As Himself 
  David Duchovny, Rachel Dratch, Widespread Panic 12x109: (Apr/14/2005) As Himself 
  David Duchovny, Kwame Jackson, Jim Gaffigan 11x105: (Apr/16/2004) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Julianne Moore, David Duchovny 10x04: (Sep/08/2006) As Himself 
  Season 7, Episode 161 07x161: (Apr/15/2004) As Himself 
  Season 1, Episode 48 01x48: (Oct/15/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Early Show (1999) 
  David Duchovny, Elton John 08x04: (Sep/07/2006) As Himself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Liz Phair/Constance Marie 03x23: (Oct/05/2005) As Himself 

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  David Duchovny, Paolo Lafata, Anwar Robinson, Jaclyn Smith 01x138: (Apr/27/2005) As Himself 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  David Duchovny 10x50: (Apr/14/2005) As Himself 

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  David Duchovny 11x17: (Apr/10/2005) As Himself 

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Patrick Stewart, Lucy Davis, David Duchovny, Supergrass 06x13: (Jun/04/2004) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Good Day Live (2001) 
  David Duchovny, Cyndi Lauper 03x156: (Apr/12/2004) As Himself 

Sex and the City (1998) 
  Boy, Interrupted 06x10: (Aug/24/2003) As Jeremy 

The X-Files (1993) 
  The Truth (2) 09x20: (May/19/2002) As Fox Mulder 

Primetime Glick (2001) 
  Rebecca Romijn-Stamos / David Duchovny 02x02: (Mar/02/2002) As Himself 

The Lone Gunmen (2001) 
  All About Yves 01x13: (May/11/2001) As Fox Mulder 

Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995) 
  Metaphors 05x03: (Jun/29/1998) Voiced  Himself 

The Larry Sanders Show (1992) 
  Flip 06x11: (May/31/1998) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  David Duchovny/Puff Daddy 23x20: (May/09/1998) As Himself (Host) 
  David Duchovny/Rod Stewart 20x20: (May/13/1995) As Himself (Host) 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  The Springfield Files 08x10: (Jan/12/1997) Voiced  Fox Mulder, [Special Guest Stars]

Frasier (1993) 
  Frasier Loves Roz 03x22: (May/07/1996) Voiced  Tom 

Space: Above and Beyond (1995) 
  R & R 01x20: (Apr/12/1996) As Alvin EL 1543 

Duckman (1994) 
  The Girls of Route Canal 03x09: (Mar/09/1996) Voiced  Richard 

Jeopardy! (1964) 
  Celebrity Jeopardy! 1 12x46: (Nov/06/1995) As Himself 

Twin Peaks (1990) (1990) 
  Checkmate 02x14: (Jan/19/1991) As DEA Agent Dennis/Denise Bryson 
  The Black Widow 02x13: (Jan/12/1991) As DEA Agent Dennis/Denise Bryson 
  Masked Ball 02x12: (Dec/15/1990) As DEA Agent Dennis/Denise Bryson 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Californication (2007)• Executive Producer
Aquarius (2015)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew

Californication (2007) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
Show all 6 episode crew credits
Levon 07x01 Apr/13/2014 As: Director
The Unforgiven 06x01 Jan/13/2013 As: Director
The Way Of The Fist 05x02 Jan/15/2012 As: Director
Suicide Solution 04x02 Jan/16/2011 As: Director
Wish You Were Here 03x01 Sep/27/2009 As: Director
Bones (2005) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Judas on a Pole 02x11 Dec/13/2006 As: Director
The X-Files (1993) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
Show all 7 episode crew credits
William 09x16 Apr/28/2002 As: Director, Story
Hollywood A.D. 07x19 Apr/30/2000 As: Director, Writer
The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati (3) 07x02 Nov/14/1999 As: Writer
The Unnatural 06x19 Apr/25/1999 As: Director, Writer
Talitha Cumi (1) 03x24 May/17/1996 As: Story

He is blind in his left eye.

Famous for his role as Fox Mulder in the X-Files.

Although Fox Mulder believes in aliens, in the X-Files, in real life David himself is a skeptic.

He is a vegetarian.

Was in the film Beethoven.

David has stated that he hates "The X-Files" season 1, episode 22 "Born Again."

David worked as a bartender in a hotel bar in Manhattan at the begnning of his acting career.

When David was 17 he fainted in an elevator at school and knocked his front teeth out.

Pappass, played by Robin Williams, in House of D was loosely based on a neighbourhood "slow" man who used to play with David and friends ---stickball, football, etc.

David has a tattoo just above his left ankle of a compass with the word West spelled out in honour of his daughter.

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