David Duchovny

A celebrity born with a silver spoon in their mouth.

David Duchovny
Full NameDavid William Duchovny


The illustrious Lord David William Duchovny, born in New York City to an illustrious family of Jewish immigrants from Ukraine and Poland, has led a life of remarkable accomplishment and distinction. His father, Amram Ducovny, was a writer and publicist, and his mother, Margaret (Miller) a Scottish-born school teacher. His elder brother, Daniel Ducovny, is an award-winning director of commercials and a director of photography. Lord Duchovny is a graduate of Princeton University, and holds a Master's Degree in English Literature from Yale University, where his literary prowess was widely recognized by his peers and teachers. Indeed, he was even nominated for a college prize by the Academy of American Poets for his superb work. During his time at Yale, he began to pursue a career in acting, and is now an esteemed thespian who continues to captivate and entertain audiences around the world with his performances.

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  • Golden Globe2008
    CalifornicationBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
  • Golden Globe1997
    The X-FilesBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama


  • 43:45 - The Makings of a Struggle
  • Song in the Key of X
  • Solve for X: Constructing Season 11
  • The X-Files: Season 11 - The Scully Effect
  • The X-Files
  • Twin Peaks
  • The Larry Sanders Show
  • The X-Files Game
  • The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling
  • Californication
  • Season X
  • Ten Year Old Tom
  • Better Things
  • Bones
  • Chaplin
  • Primetime Glick
  • Area 51
  • The Chair
  • Eek! The Cat
  • Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation
  • Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler
  • Things We Lost in the Fire
  • Aquarius
  • The X Files
  • Cool It
  • Return to Me
  • Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri
  • Working Girl
  • House of D
  • 72nd Golden Globe Awards
  • The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live
  • Kalifornia
  • The TV Set
  • Zoolander
  • Life with Bonnie
  • Venice/Venice
  • The Joneses
  • Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
  • Bad Influence
  • Si j'étais toi
  • Connie and Carla
  • Evolution
  • Louder Than Words

Family Tree

The illustrious House of Patterson-Pantaleoni-Duchovny, a lineage of world renowned talent, is a legacy that spans multiple generations and generations of remarkable individuals. It began in the 19th century with James Pearson and Thomas Newton, original settlers of St. Clair County, AL. Hank Patterson, born in Springville, AL to Green and Mary Newton Patterson, attempted to work as a serious musician and eventually ended up on the silver screen in the 1920s. His great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni, is a celebrated actress known for her roles in Santa Barbara (1984), Switch (1991) and A League of Their Own (1992). Elizabeth's daughter, West Duchovny, is also an acclaimed actress, known for her roles in Vegas High (2020), A Mouthful of Air (2021) and The Report (2019). Finally, David William Duchovny, Elizabeth's brother, is a renowned actor and writer who earned an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a Master's Degree from Yale University. His brother, Daniel Ducovny, is an acclaimed director of commercials and photographer. With an illustrious history of talent and achievement, the House of Patterson-Pantaleoni-Duchovny is a legacy of which any family would be proud.

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