Aug. 7th, 1960
New York City, New York, USA
6' 0 1/2"
David Duchovny's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - Things We Lost in the Fire
2006 - The TV Set
2005 - Trust the Man
2004 - House of D
2002 - Full Frontal
2001 - Zoolander
2001 - Evolution
2000 - Return to Me
1998 - The X-Files: Fight the Future
1997 - Playing God
1993 - Kalifornia
1992 - Chaplin
1992 - Beethoven
1991 - The Rapture
1991 - Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
1990 - Bad Influence
1988 - Working Girl
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Host
David Duchovny earned an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and also earned a graduate degree in English Literature at Yale University. While at Yale, he began commuting to New York to study acting and was soon appearing in off-Broadway plays. In 1987 he abandoned his doctoral studies at Yale to pursue acting full time.
- Stayed in 411 Witherspoon Hall his freshman year at Princeton.
- Has an allergic reaction to metal which prevents him from wearing his wedding ring at times.
- Was best man at Mitch Pileggi's second wedding.
- Was the subject of the song "David Duchovny" by 'Bree Sharp' (qv).
- Is a former vegetarian but does not consume red meat.
- Played scholarship-level basketball during some of his high school and college career. He had an accident while playing basketball in high school which damaged his right eye.
- Speaks Hebrew.
- Made his film debut in _Working Girl (1988)_ (qv), as one of the guests hiding in the bathroom at Tess's surprise birthday party.