David Duchovny Essay

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From Conservative FBI Agent to Promiscuous Fast-living Novelist: Contrasting Roles of David Duchovny Innocent nerd or promiscuous hunk, which do viewers preferable? David Duchovny is a director, actor, and writer that is best known for playing Fox Mulder on The X-Files (1993-2002) and Hank Moody on Californication (2007-2014). His roles in both series earned him Golden Globe awards (“David Duchovny”). On the Fox series The X-Files F.B.I. agents Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) are busy investigating paranormal phenomena. As noted on the Internet Movie Database “His character of Mulder has become somewhat of a pop culture legend and is renowned the world over for his satirical wit and dry sense of humor” (“David…show more content…
His conservative script has changed radically in his modern role. He plays a novelist battling writer's block that is a father to a teenage girl. He also has a love for alcohol, drugs, sex and all women, including his baby momma. He is hysterical and adorable, despite the fact that he is a screw up when it comes to a relationship. He struggles constantly to make himself more responsible and to play the role of father. While both popular television series The X-files and Californication star the same male actor, they are dramatically different in regards to content, audience, and ratings. First, families who sit down to watch television care very much about the content of the production that they are about to watch. The X-Files is clean when it comes to sexual relation scenes. In his Rolling Stone article “X Files Undercover” David Wild explains, “The X-Files chronicles the adventures of Fox ‘Spooky’ Mulder and Dana Scully -- two FBI agents investigating paranormal cases who share a profoundly sexy yet chaste partnership as they take on sinister foes.” Mulder a skeptic and Scully a believer investigate the unexplained alien conspiracies within the U.S. government and even

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