David Duchovny is a renowned actor from the American movie industry, with his most renowned role being as FBI special agent Fox Mulder in ‘X-Files’, the super hit TV show.
Apart from being a renowned TV and movie actor, David Duchovny is also a successful song-writer, singer, author and film producer as well.
David Duchovny has won several renowned awards and earned numerous award nominations in his 30-year long career as an actor.
About David Duchovny
|Real Name||David William Duchovny|
|Date of Birth||7th August 1960|
|Age (as of November 2018)||58 years|
|Place of Birth||New York City (New York)|
|Education||Master of Arts degree from Yale University (Connecticut)|
(183 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Father||Amram "Ami" Duchovny
|Mother||Margaret "Meg" Duchovny
(former Soccer Player)
|Net Worth||INR 443,00,00,000
(USD 60 Million)
|Famous for||Working Girl (1988), New Year's Day (1989), Bad Influence (1990), The Rapture (1991), Ruby, Beethoven, Venice, Chaplin (1992), Kalifornia (1993), Playing God (1997), The X-Files: Fight The Future (1998), Return To Me (2000), Evolution, Zoolander (2001), Full Frontal (2002), Connie and Carla (2004), Trust the Man (2005), The TV Set (2006), The Secret, Quantum Hoops (2007), The X-Files: I Want To Believe (2008), The Joneses (2009), Goats (2012), Louder Than Words, Phantom (2013)|
|First Movie||MOVIE -
Working Girl (1988)
Twin Peaks (1990-1991)
|Salary (per film/episode)||INR 1,50,00,000
|Hobbies||Reading books and writing|
David Duchovny is most renowned for his role in the super hit TV series ‘The X-Files’ in which he plays the lead character of FBI special agent Fox Mulder, solving paranormal and extraterrestrial activities.
David Duchovny’s age is around 58 years as David Duchovny was born on the 7th of August, 1960 in New York City. David Duchovny’s height is around 6 ft (183 cm) while David Duchovny’s weight is around 70 kg (155 lbs). In his spare time, David Duchovny loves to read books and write songs or novels, as part of his hobbies.
David Duchovny’s father was Amram “Ami” Duchovny, who was a popular publicist and a writer himself, while David Duchovny’s mother was Margaret “Meg” Duchovny, a teacher and school administrator by profession. David Duchovny’s brother is Daniel Duchovny, who works as an ad filmmaker, while David Duchovny’s sister is Laurie Duchovny. David Duchovny’s ex-wife is popular American movie and TV action star, Tea Leoni, whom he married in May of 1997 and finally got divorced in June of 2014, after a couple of years of staying separate. David Duchovny and his ex-wife Tea Leoni have two lovely children – daughter Madeline West Duchovny and son Kyd Miller Duchovny. Currently, David Duchovny’s girlfriend is Monique Pendleberry, who is a former soccer player.
Being a highly talented TV and movie actor, David Duchovny’s salary per episode is around INR 1.5 crores (USD 225,000). Thanks to his success as an artist in the film and TV industry for around 30 years now, David Duchovny’s net worth is estimated around INR 443 crores (USD 60 Million).
For his impressive acting skills, on TV and in movies, David Duchovny has received several prestigious awards and has had numerous award nominations to his name as well.
David Duchovny’s award-wins began when David Duchovny won the National TV Award for Most Popular Actor and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, for his excellent role in ‘The X-Files’ (1996), apart from having had 3 award nominations also.
Next, David Duchovny won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for his role in ‘The X-Files’ (1997), apart from having had an impressive 11 award nominations as well.
Later, David Duchovny received the American Comedy Awards’ Funniest Male Guest Appearance in a Television Series for ‘The Larry Sanders Show’ (1999), apart from having around 7 award nominations for ‘The X-Files’ (1999) too.
David Duchovny also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, for his impressive performance in ‘Californication’ (2008), besides having had 5 award nominations to his credit as well.
Last, but not the least, David Duchovny was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in January of 2016.
Interesting Facts About David Duchovny
- David Duchovny has quit smoking and drinking after rehabilitation.
- David Duchovny did not only excel in academics when in school and at college, but was also an avid player, as he played scholarship-level basketball. However a mishap on the basketball court resulted in David Duchovny getting his right eye injured.
- David Duchovny can speak fluently in not only English but also in French, Latin and Hebrew as well.
- David Duchovny is an alumni of Princeton University and Yale University.
- David Duchovny became the first ever American actor to win a Golden Globe award, each for TV Comedy and TV Drama.