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David Duchovny

David William Duchovny (born August 7, 1960) is an American actor, writer, and director. He has won Golden Globe awards for his work as FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder on The X-Files and Hank Moody on Californication. Duchovny was born in New York City, New York. He is the son of Margaret "Meg" (née Miller), a school administrator and teacher, and Amram "Ami" Ducovny (1927–2003), a writer and publicist who worked for the American Jewish Committee. His father was Jewish, from a family that immigrated from Poland and Ukraine. His mother is a Lutheran emigrant from Aberdeen, Scotland. His father dropped the h in his last name to avoid the sort of mispronunciations he encountered while serving in the Army. Duchovny attended Grace Church School and The Collegiate School For Boys; both are in Manhattan. He graduated from Princeton University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. He was a member of the Charter Club, one of the university's eating clubs. In 1982, his poetry received an honorable mention for a college prize from the Academy of American Poets. The title of his senior thesis was The Schizophrenic Critique of Pure Reason in Beckett's Early Novels. Duchovny played

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David Duchovny: Good Genes or Good Docs?

David Duchovny
Good Genes or Good Docs?

There is something mysterious about how well David Duchovny ages.Here's the 33-year-old "The X-Files" star back in 1994 (left) -- and 19 years later, the 52-year-old hunk at the premiere of his… READ MORE >

David Duchovny and Tea Leoni -- Separated

David Duchovny and Tea Leoni -- Separated

David Duchovny and his wife Tea Leoni separated today ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the couple tell us ... although David and Tea are taking time apart, they have not decided if they will… READ MORE >

- 1124 days ago
Duchovny's Stomach -- Pales in Comparison...

Duchovny's Stomach -- Pales in Comparison...

... to his arms.David Duchovny and his farmer's tan enjoyed a sex rehab-free Father's Day with reconciled wife Téa Leoni and their kids on the beach in Malibu.The only Father's Day gift David… READ MORE >

- 1861 days ago
Duchovny Gets Hot and Bothered

Duchovny Gets Hot and Bothered

Carrying some sort of wireless device, a sexually rehabbed David Duchovny worked up a platonic sweat by going for a jog in NYC on Thursday.Hopefully the 48-year-old played it safe and didn't… READ MORE >

- 2116 days ago
The Case of the Californicating Hubby

The Case of the Californicating Hubby

David Duchovny just got out of rehab for a sex addiction -- so we had to know, is his wife, Tea Leoni, gonna stick him in her ex-file? See Also Sex Sold -- Gibson De-Californicates Duchovny  READ MORE >

- 2117 days ago
Sex Sells, David Duchovny Sex Doesn't

Sex Sells, David Duchovny Sex Doesn't

Fashion retailers Johnston & Murphy are hiding all evidence that David Duchovny endorses their product, because he was too busy having sexy time to keep their clothes on.David's XXX files… READ MORE >

- 2156 days ago
Malibu Celebs on Fire Watch

Malibu Celebs
On Fire Watch

James Cameron and Olivia Newton-John have been evacuated, and there are many more celebs in the Malibu area whose homes are in danger. Numerous homes along Pacific Coast Highway have been… READ MORE >

- 2470 days ago
David Duchovny's Gay Gaffe

David Duchovny's Gay Gaffe

"X-Files" actor David Duchovny took part in L.A.'s Outfest Legacy Awards last night, and left the audience stunned after making an ad-libbed comment on stage. Witnesses reported that Duchovny… READ MORE >

- 2485 days ago
Jeff Goldblum: "What's TMZ?"

Jeff Goldblum:
'What's TMZ?'

TMZ cameras spotted hunky Jeff Goldblum outside of Crunch Gym on Sunset Strip this weekend --- only he had no idea who we were! Wake up, Jeff! Nurse! // The actor, whose quirky talk-to-the-dead… READ MORE >

- 2567 days ago
Duchovny Mooseknuckles Around Venice Beach

Duchovny Mooseknuckles Around Venice Beach

David Duchovny delivered his lines -- and a package -- during a promo shoot yesterday for his new show "Californication" in Venice Beach, Calif. Even without pants, the former "X-Files" actor… READ MORE >

- 2621 days ago

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