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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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Annabeth Gish is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The X-Files Cast List
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
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
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
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
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 and ...more
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Dean Haglund is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The X-Files Cast List
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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delete is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The X-Files Cast List
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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