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10 Fascinating Facts About Birthday Star, David Duchovny

August 7, 2010 (7:09 am) GMT
The actor, who will turn 50 on Saturday, August 7, was nicknamed Duke as a schoolboy and among his classmates was assassinated U.S. president John F. Kennedy's eldest son, John F. Kennedy, Jr.

"The X Files" star will be celebrating on Saturday, August 7 - he has reached the stellar age of 50. Born on August 7, 1960, Duchovny abandoned plans for a teaching career in his 20s to pursue his love of acting, enjoying a recurring role in cult TV show "Twin Peaks" before shooting to fame as alien-chasing FBI agent Fox Mulder in the hit sci-fi series.

After several movie roles, he returned to TV work in 2007's "", and is currently shooting scenes for the popular comedy-drama's fourth season. To celebrate Duchovny's milestone birthday, WENN has dug out 10 fascinating facts about the star:



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