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The X-Files Cast List

Updated April 3, 2020 16.3k views30 items

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.

This list features items like Jane Lynch Burt Reynolds, and many more.

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.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular The X-Files actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular The X-Files actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
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    Annabeth Gish

    Annabeth Gish

    The X-Files, Pretty Little Liars
    Annabeth Gish (born March 13, 1971) is an American actress. She has played roles in films... more on Wikipedia
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    Bruce Harwood

    Bruce Harwood

    The X-Files, The Lone Gunmen
    Bruce Harwood (born April 29, 1963) is a Canadian character actor best known for his role of... more on Wikipedia
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    Burt Reynolds

    Burt Reynolds

    Gunsmoke, Evening Shade
    Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor,... more on Wikipedia
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    Cary Elwes

    Cary Elwes

    The X-Files, From the Earth to the Moon
    Ivan Simon Cary Elwes (; born 26 October 1962) is an English actor and writer. He is best... more on Wikipedia
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    David Duchovny

    David Duchovny

    The X-Files, Californication
    David William Duchovny (born August 7, 1960) is an American actor, writer, producer,... more on Wikipedia
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    Dean Haglund

    Dean Haglund

    The X-Files, The Lone Gunmen
    Dean Haglund (born July 29, 1965) is a Canadian actor, known for the role of Richard "Ringo"... more on Wikipedia
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    Gillian Anderson

    Gillian Anderson

    The X-Files, Hannibal
    Gillian Leigh Anderson, (born August 9, 1968) is an American-English film, television and... more on Wikipedia
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    James Pickens Jr.

    James Pickens Jr.

    The X-Files, Grey's Anatomy
    James Pickens Jr. (born October 26, 1954) is an American actor. He is best known for his... more on Wikipedia
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    Doug Hutchison

    Doug Hutchison

    Doug Anthony Hutchison (born May 26, 1960) is an American character actor, known for playing... more on Wikipedia
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    Lili Taylor

    Lili Taylor

    The X-Files, Six Feet Under
    Lili Anne Taylor (born February 20, 1967) is an American actress notable for her appearances... more on Wikipedia
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    Lucy Lawless

    Lucy Lawless

    The X-Files, Battlestar Galactica
    Lucille Frances Lawless, (born 29 March 1968), is a New Zealand actress and singer. She... more on Wikipedia
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    Mitch Pileggi

    Mitch Pileggi

    Supernatural, The X-Files
    Mitch Pileggi is an American actor. He played Horace Pinker in Shocker, Walter Skinner on... more on Wikipedia
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    Nicholas Lea

    Nicholas Lea

    The X-Files, Kyle XY
    Nicholas Lea (born Nicholas Christopher Herbert; June 22, 1962) is a Canadian actor known for... more on Wikipedia
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    Felicity Huffman

    Felicity Huffman

    Desperate Housewives, Sports Night
    Felicity Kendall Huffman (born December 9, 1962) is an American actress. She is the recipient... more on Wikipedia
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    Robert Patrick

    Robert Patrick

    The X-Files, The Unit
    Robert Hammond Patrick Jr. (born November 5, 1958) is an American actor and voice actor. Known... more on Wikipedia
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    Tom Braidwood

    Tom Braidwood

    The X-Files, The Lone Gunmen
    Tom Braidwood (born September 27, 1948) is a Canadian actor and director known for the role of... more on Wikipedia
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    Jack Black

    Jack Black

    Mr. Show with Bob and David, Life Goes On
    Jack Black (born Thomas Jacob Black; August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian,... more on Wikipedia
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    Veronica Cartwright

    Veronica Cartwright

    The X-Files, Eastwick
    Veronica Cartwright (born 20 April 1949) is a British-born American actress who has worked... more on Wikipedia
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    William B. Davis

    William B. Davis

    The X-Files, Robson Arms
    William Bruce Davis (born January 13, 1938) is a Canadian actor and director, best known for... more on Wikipedia
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    James Morrison
    James Paige Morrison (born April 21, 1954) is an American actor best known for his portrayal... more on Wikipedia
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    Joe Pascual

    The X-Files, Stargate SG-1
    Joe Pascual is an actor and film editor.
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    Jane Lynch

    Jane Lynch

    Glee, Two and a Half Men
    Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American actress, voice actress, author, singer... more on Wikipedia
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    Jerry Hardin

    Jerry Hardin

    Filthy Rich, Roots: The Gift
    Jerry Hardin (born November 20, 1929) is an American actor. Hardin has appeared in film and... more on Wikipedia
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    Krista Allen

    Krista Allen

    Married... with Children, Baywatch
    Krista Allen (born April 5, 1971) is an American model and actress. She is best known for... more on Wikipedia
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    Laurie Holden

    Laurie Holden

    The Walking Dead, The Magnificent Seven
    Heather Laurie Holden (born December 17, 1969) is an American actress, producer, model, and... more on Wikipedia