DAVID DUCHOVNY (Gus) has emerged as one of the most highly
acclaimed actors in Hollywood. The star of Fox Television's
hit "The X-Files," he has been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Actor in a Drama
and he received a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy
Series for his appearance on "The Larry Sanders Show." In 1997,
Duchovny won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. He has been
nominated for a total of three Golden Globes, three Screen Actors Guild Awards
and a TV Critic's Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
Duchovny added the role of director to his already extensive
list of accomplishments when he wrote, directed and starred in "The
Unnatural" and "Hollywood A.D.," two critically acclaimed episodes of
His feature credits include the action-comedy
"Evolution," opposite Julianne Moore, directed by Ivan Reitman, the romantic comedy
"Return to Me," opposite Minnie Driver, "The X-Files" movie, directed
by Rob Bowman and the action-thriller "Playing God," directed by Andy
Wilson, opposite Angelina Jolie.
He also played Charlie Chaplin's longtime confidante and
cameraman Roland Totheroh in Sir Richard Attenborough's "Chaplin," which
starred Robert Downey, Jr., in the title role and starred in
"Beethoven," opposite Charles Grodin.
Most recently, Duchovny appeared in an unbilled cameo
performance in Ben Stiller's acclaimed comedy, "Zoolander."
Duchovny's passion for renegade films has brought him critical
acclaim for his performances in "Kalifornia," in which he
co-starred with Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis; "The Rapture," directed by Michael
Tolkin in which he starred opposite Mimi Rogers and "Julia Has Two Lovers," in
which he turned in a much-heralded performance as a telephone hustler.
Still recognized for his role as the transvestite detective in
David Lynch's breakthrough television series, "Twin Peaks," Duchovny
has also spent four seasons as the narrator of Zalman King's erotic anthology
series "Red Shoes Diaries," which began as a feature length telefilm for
On stage, Duchovny has appeared in such plays as "The
Copulating Machine of Venice, California" and "Green
Born and raised in New York City, Duchovny attended Princeton University and received his MA in English Literature from Yale.
He was on the road to earning his Ph.D. when he caught the acting bug.
Duchovny is about to start filming "My Dark Places,"
playing the lead role of author James Ellroy.
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