David Duchovny (born August 7, 1960) is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and singer-songwriter. He is best known for playing FBI Agent Fox Mulder on the science fiction horror drama series The X-Files and the alcoholic, drug-abusing, womanizing novelist Hank Moody on the comedy-drama television series Californication, both of which have earned him Golden Globe awards. He has appeared in the two X-Files films, the science fiction-thriller The X-Files (1998) and the supernatural fiction-thriller The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008). As of 2015, Duchovny has been starring in the cop drama Aquarius.
He has a B.A. in English Literature from Princeton University and an M.A. in English Literature from Yale University.
Gillian Anderson (born August 9, 1968) is a film, television, and theatre actress whose credits include the roles of Special Agent Dana Scully in FOX Television’s long-running and critically acclaimed drama series, The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies’ film The House of Mirth (2000), and Lady Dedlock in the successful BBC production of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House.
After beginning her career on stage, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on the American sci-fi horror drama series The X-Files for all nine seasons (1993–2002). Her film work includes The House of Mirth (2000), the dramas The Mighty Celt (2005), The Last King of Scotland (2006), Shadow Dancer (2012), Sister (2012) and two X-Files films: the science fiction-thriller The X-Files (1998) and the supernatural fiction-thriller The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008).
In 2013, Anderson was cast as serial killer Hannibal Lecter’s psychotherapist, Bedelia Du Maurier, on the psychological thriller–horror television series Hannibal. That same year, she began starring on the BBC/Netflix crime television series The Fall. She has received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations (with one win) and five Golden Globe Award nominations (with one win).
Aside from film and TV, Anderson has taken on the stage and has received both awards and critical acclaim. Her stage work includes Absent Friends (for which she won a Theatre World Award for Best Newcomer), A Doll’s House and A Streetcar Named Desire (both earned her Laurence Olivier Award nominations for Best Actress).
Mitch Pileggi (born April 5, 1952) 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 Steven Caldwell. He appeared in the 2008 film Flash of Genius. In 2008, he began a recurring role as Ernest Darby in Sons of Anarchy. He starred as Harris Ryland in the TNT revival of Dallas (2012–2014).
Robert Patrick (born November 5, 1958) is an American actor, perhaps best known for his portrayals of villainous characters. He is a Saturn Award winner with four nominations.
Annabeth Gish (born March 13, 1971) 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 The X-Files, Elizabeth Bartlet Westin on The West Wing, Eileen Caffee on Brotherhood, Charlotte Millwright on The Bridge and Sheriff Althea Jarry on the final season of Sons of Anarchy.