David Duchovny is a Hollywood actor who became world famous thanks to the roles of special agent FBI Fox Mulder in the series The X-Files and writer Hank Moody in the television series Californication. High level of professionalism allowed the actor to become the owner of two Golden Globes. In 2016, David received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. By the way, his name means ‘spiritual’ in Russian.
David was born in New York City on August 7, 1960. His Russian-Jewish father, Amram ‘Ron’ Ducovny (yes, they spell their names differently!) is a writer. His Scottish mother is a housewife. The parents divorced 11 years after his birth. The boy was raised by his mother, along with his sister Laurie and his brother Daniel.
The boy studied at the prestigious school in New York along with John Kennedy, Jr., who died in a plane crash in July 1999. After school he entered the Princeton University. Then he studied English Literature at the Yale University and worked as a teaching assistant.
David was working at his PhD thesis at Yale when one of his friends suggested that he should try acting classes.
Handsome boy appeared in a TV commercial for Lowenbrau beer and earned $9.000. It was twice as much money as he made as a teaching assistant.