Actors The X-Files Cast List

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The X-Files cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the The X-Files main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these The X-Files stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from The X-Files focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on The X-Files that are on here as well.

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If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from The X-Files?" or "Who starred on The X-Files?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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Annabeth Gish is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Annabeth Gish The X-Files, Pretty Little Liars, The Bridge - Annabeth Gish is an American actress. She has played roles in films Shag, Hiding Out, Mystic Pizza, The Last Supper and Double Jeopardy. On television, she played Special Agent Monica Reyes on ...more

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Bruce Harwood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Bruce Harwood The X-Files, The Lone Gunmen, Earth Star Voyager - Bruce Harwood is a Canadian actor best known for his role of John Fitzgerald Byers, one of the Lone Gunmen on the television series The X-Files. In addition to The X-Files, Harwood portrayed ...more

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Burt Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Burt Reynolds Gunsmoke, Evening Shade, Win - Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. was an American actor, director and producer. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke and Dan August. His breakout film role was as ...more

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Cary Elwes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Cary Elwes The X-Files, From the Earth to the Moon, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey - Cary Elwes, is an English-American actor, screenwriter, producer and best-selling author known for his roles in The Princess Bride, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Days of Thunder, Bram Stoker's ...more

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David Duchovny is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The X-Files Cast List
David Duchovny The X-Files, Californication, Aquarius - David William Duchovny is an American actor, writer, and director. He is best known for playing FBI Agent Fox Mulder on the science fiction horror drama series The X-Files and the alcoholic, ...more

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Dean Haglund is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Dean Haglund The X-Files, The Lone Gunmen, RoboCop: Alpha Commando - Dean Haglund is a Canadian actor known for the role of Richard "Ringo" Langly, one of the Lone Gunmen on The X-Files. Haglund is also a stand-up comedian, specializing in ...more

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Gillian Anderson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Gillian Anderson The X-Files, Hannibal, The Fall - Gillian Leigh Anderson is an American actress. After beginning her career on stage, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on the American ...more

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James Pickens Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The X-Files Cast List
James Pickens Jr. The X-Files, Grey's Anatomy, Another World - James Pickens, Jr. is an American actor. He is best known for his starring role as Dr. Richard Webber on the ABC medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy, and for his supporting role as ...more

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Doug Hutchison is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Doug Hutchison Doug Anthony Hutchison is an American actor, known for playing disturbing and antagonistic characters. Such characters include Obie Jameson in the 1988 film The Chocolate War, Sproles in the ...more

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Lili Taylor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Lili Taylor The X-Files, Six Feet Under, Almost Human - Lili Anne Taylor is an American actress notable for her appearances in such award-winning indie films as Mystic Pizza, Say Anything..., Short Cuts and I Shot Andy Warhol, as well as the ...more

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Lucy Lawless is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Lucy Lawless The X-Files, Battlestar Galactica, Veronica Mars - Lucille Frances "Lucy" Lawless, MNZM is a New Zealand actress, activist and musician best known for playing the title character of the internationally successful television series ...more

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Mitch Pileggi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Mitch Pileggi Supernatural, The X-Files, Stargate Atlantis - Mitchell Craig "Mitch" Pileggi is an Italian-American actor, best known for his role as Walter Skinner on The X-Files. He also had a recurring role on Stargate Atlantis as Colonel ...more

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Nicholas Lea is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Nicholas Lea The X-Files, Kyle XY, Category 7: The End of the World - Nicholas Lea is an actor.

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Felicity Huffman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Felicity Huffman Desperate Housewives, Sports Night, American Crime - Felicity Kendall Huffman is an American film, stage, and television actress. She has been nominated once for an Academy Award, five times for a Golden Globe Award, and has also won an Emmy ...more

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Robert Patrick is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Robert Patrick The X-Files, The Unit, Last Resort - Robert Hammond Patrick, Jr. is an American actor, perhaps best known for his portrayals of villainous characters. He is a Saturn Award winner with four nominations. Patrick dropped out of ...more

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Tom Braidwood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Tom Braidwood The X-Files, The Lone Gunmen - Tom Braidwood is a Canadian actor and director known for the role of Melvin Frohike, one of the conspiracy theorists known as the Lone Gunmen on the American television series The X-Files. ...more

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Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Jack Black Jack Black is a an actor, comedian and musician.

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Veronica Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Veronica Cartwright The X-Files, Eastwick, Daniel Boone - Veronica A. Cartwright is an English-born American actress who has worked mainly in American film and television in a career spanning six decades. As a child actress she appeared in supporting ...more

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William B. Davis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The X-Files Cast List
William B. Davis The X-Files, Robson Arms - William B. Davis is an actor and theatre director.

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James Morrison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The X-Files Cast List
James Morrison 24, Suits, Space: Above and Beyond - James Paige Morrison is an American actor.

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Joe Pascual is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Joe Pascual The X-Files, Stargate SG-1, The Outer Limits - Joe Pascual is an actor and film editor.

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Jane Lynch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Jane Lynch Glee, Two and a Half Men, Married... with Children - Jane Marie Lynch is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She gained fame in Christopher Guest's improv mockumentary pictures such as Best in Show. Lynch's television cameos include an ...more

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Jerry Hardin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Jerry Hardin Filthy Rich, Roots: The Gift, Orleans - Jerry Hardin is an American actor. Hardin has appeared in film and television roles, although he is perhaps best known as the character Deep Throat in the series The X-Files. Born in Texas, ...more

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Krista Allen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Krista Allen Married... with Children, Baywatch, What About Brian - Krista Allen is an American actress. She is best known for her work in the television series, Days of Our Lives, and Baywatch Hawaii, and in the Hollywood films Liar Liar, Confessions of a ...more

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Laurie Holden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Laurie Holden The Walking Dead, The Magnificent Seven, Family Passions - Heather Laurie Holden, better known as Laurie Holden, is an American actress, producer model and human rights activist. She is perhaps best recognized for her roles as Marita Covarrubias in The ...more

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Lily Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Lily Tomlin Murphy Brown, Damages, The Magic School Bus - Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s, when she began a career as a ...more

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R. Lee Ermey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The X-Files Cast List
R. Lee Ermey Human Target, All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series, High Incident - Ronald Lee Ermey is an American actor, best known for his role as austere Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting ...more

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Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Ryan Reynolds Two Guys and a Girl, The John Larroquette Show, Hillside - Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian actor. Reynolds portrayed Michael Bergen on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl, Billy Simpson in the YTV Canadian teen soap opera Hillside, as well as Marvel ...more

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Sheila Larken is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Sheila Larken Storefront Lawyers - Sheila Larken is an American television actress, best known for playing the role of Margaret Scully, the mother of Dana Scully, on the The X-Files television series.

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Steven Williams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The X-Files Cast List
Steven Williams 21 Jump Street, Legacy, Linc's - Steven Williams is an American actor of films and television. Williams was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and raised in Chicago. He is known for his role as Captain Adam Fuller on the Fox Network's ...more