Mulder made David Duchovny an author
Playing Fox Mulder on "The X-Files" taught two-time Golden Globe Award-winning actor and author David Duchovny more about being a good writer than his English literature degree from Yale. On "Salon Talks," Duchovny explains to Salon's executive edito...
Duchovny, who was always destined for a writing career of some sort, emphasizes his time on "The X-Files" set for helping form his writing style. "Any kind of drama better be plot heavy, especially television. It has to be plot-heavy," Duchovny told SalonTV. "It stripped away that pretension of art for art's sake or language for language's sake or a novel is a language experiment or some kind of Wittgenstein conception of language. They were like 'F' you David, give us a f**king good story! I'm gonna write stories and I'm gonna bring my love of language into it for sure, but I'm gonna make sure that I'm telling a story that's worthwhile."
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