What Happened Between David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson?

David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson

The X-Files fandom has been growing since the 90s and Fox Mulder and Dana Scully (played by David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson) are the heart and soul of this fandom!

Despite the great chemistry the two have shared on set for over 20 years, it seems like they’re not that close to the set.

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The relationship between David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson

It’s not uncommon in Hollywood for fans to immediately impose the relationship on the actors on set after seeing a hot, romantic couple in the series.

This is exactly what happened to David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the co-stars of X-Files.

The two portray Agents Mulder and Scully, one of the most iconic couples in all of Hollywood history.

Both Duchovny and Gillian spoke about this committed relationship and how it has influenced them over the years.

In the interview for The Guardian, Anderson admitted that she doesn’t really have a great relationship with David, and it’s the opposite of what we’ve seen on The X-Files.

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She said the two have a love-hate relationship, even saying that there were certain periods when they couldn’t even look at each other because of how annoyed they were.

So what happened to David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, and why aren’t they friends?

There is no controversy behind this relationship as Duchovny came forward and said that this is what often happens between co-stars who spend a lot of time together.

They may not be best buddies, but they share mutual respect and they have never spoke badly of each other

David Duchovny, Agent Mulder of The X-Files

The popular actor who plays Mulder, David Duchovny, started his acting career in the 1980s.

His first appearances on TV were in the films “Working Girl” and “New Year’s Day”.

In the following years, David’s good looks and charm brought him even bigger roles in the films “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead”, “Baby Snatcher” and “Beethoven”.

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In 1992, David got his first major role in a TV series called “Red Shoe Diaries”, in which he starred for 66 episodes.

Some of the major roles he’s had to date include roles in the TV series “Californication” and “Aquarius”.

Although Duchovny has a very rich acting career, the role he has always been known for is his portrayal of Agent Fox Mulder in the X-Files franchise.

He first portrayed Agent Mulder in the 1993 series “The X-Files”, in which he was the main character for 191 episodes during the 25 years he filmed.

He appeared again as Agent Mulder in the 1998 films “The-X Files”, “The Lone Gunmen” and “The-X Files: I Want to Believe”.

Who is Gillian Anderson from The X-Files?

Like her colleague David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson began her acting career in the 1980s, with her on-screen debut in the short film “Three at Once”.

Over the next few years, Gillian’s acting career blossomed as she landed roles in the TV series “Class of ’96”, “ReBoot”, as well as in the films “Chicago Cab” and “The Mighty”.

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Anderson joined the main cast of The X-Files in 1993 as Agent Dona Scully and stayed until the show’s end in 2018.

In addition to this lead role, Gillian also starred in numerous TV series such as “Bleak House”, “Any Human Heart”, “Great Expectations”, “Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter”, “Hannibal” and “Sex Education”.

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