Duchovny was born and raised in New York City. He attended Princeton
University, received his Masters Degree in English Literature from Yale, and
was on the road to earning his Ph.D. when he caught the acting bug.
Duchovny emerged to become one of the most highly acclaimed actors in
Hollywood. He is currently starring in Showtime's hit Californication, for
which he won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. Not only does
he star in the show, he also serves as one of the show's executive producers.
Duchovny recently began filming the second season of Californication.
August 7, 1960 his primary personality traits are represented by the Chinese
Zodiac elemental animal sign, the Metal Rat. Metal is the strongest element,
making the Metal Rat the most intense of the breed. Of the Rat family, he is
the most likely to follow through with all the projects he starts. He can
however be abrasive and irritate others while doing it. Rats are generally good
in money matters, and he is the best of the species in this area.