The best guest stars of season 2 in order of greatest to least preformances. This list is based soley on the work they did on season one of "the X files," not anything else.
F.Y.I.(The Lone Gunmen go together because one of the main things that made them so enjoyable was the way they played off each other.)
“ Cigarette Smoking Man ” - JohnSlash
When he was in his early sixties, Terry Gilliam
cast him in the title role of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
. Although the film was a financial failure, his starring role in this major production, as well as his fine performance, led to an explosion in his career. He has since had numerous roles in feature films and television...
“ The Well-Manicured Man ” - JohnSlash
“ Walter Skinner ” - JohnSlash
“ Alex Krycek ” - JohnSlash
A highly engaging, charismatic, and reliable character actor with a long and distinguished career spanning half a century, Jerry Hardin has been gracing both the big and small screen, and stage, with many enjoyable performances, highlighted by a relaxed and pleasing Southern twang. Born November 20...
“ Deep Throat ” - JohnSlash
The Cando-American actor Peter Donat had a 50-year-long career in TV, motion pictures and theater. So respected was Donat, that Francis Ford Coppola
considered casting him in the role of Tom Hagen in The Godfather
that went to Robert Duvall
. The nephew of Oscar-winning actor Robert Donat
, Peter was born Pierre Collingwood Donat on January 20...
“ Willliam Mulder ” - JohnSlash
“ Puppet ” - JohnSlash
A bold, blunt instrument of hatred and violence at the onset of his film career, Peter Boyle recoiled from that repugnant, politically incorrect "working class" image to eventually play gruff, gentler bears and even comedy monsters in a career that lasted four decades. He was born on October 18, 1935...
“ Clyde Bruckman ” - JohnSlash
Roy was born on April 6, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois. During his formative years, he had wanted to become a doctor or football player - or, if one wants to believe his early press releases, both. He started in show business at a radio station, where he did everything: engineering, DJ shows, news and dramatizations...
“ Jeremiah Smith ” - JohnSlash
Jesse Ventura was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Bernice Martha (Lenz), a nurse who was of German descent, and George William Janos, a steam fitter of Slovak ancestry. In November 1990, professional wrestler turned actor Jesse Ventura was elected to a four-year term as mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota...
“ Man in Black ” - JohnSlash
Daniel Quinn is from Milwaukee, where his father Roger worked for Pabst Brewing Company as a sales manager and his mother Rosemary owned and operated an employment agency. He was raised in Wisconsin with his two older sisters, Kathleen and Colleen. He began performing at the age of eight, appearing as Kurt in The Sound of Music...
“ Lieutenant Jack Schaefer ” - JohnSlash
“ Roky Crikenson ” - JohnSlash
“ Jose Chung ” - JohnSlash
“ Albert Hosteen ” - JohnSlash
“ Melvin Frohike ” - JohnSlash
Bruce was born in North Vancouver but then moved to Prince Rupert. When he was in elementary school, his family moved to Vernon, British Columbia in the Okanagan Valley, where he lived until going to the University of British Columbia. He met Heather when they were in Junior High School together, but didn't start a romance until he was in University...
“ John Fitzgerald Byers ” - JohnSlash
“ Richard 'Ringo' Langly ” - JohnSlash
“ Sharon Skinner ” - JohnSlash
“ Victor Klemper ” - JohnSlash
Canadian actor Brendan Joseph Beiser was born in Boston Massachusetts. His father, a Canadian psychiatrist, held a professorship at Harvard in the late '60s/early '70s. When Brendan was six, the Beiser family moved to from the US to France for a year before returning permanently to Canada. Brendan studied...
“ Agent Pendrell ” - JohnSlash
“ Blaine Faulkner ” - JohnSlash
Antonino Giovanni Ribisi is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents both have careers in the entertainment industry. His mother, Gay Ribisi
(née Landrum), is a talent manager for actors and writers, and his father, Albert Anthony Ribisi, is a musician. He has a twin sister...
“ Darin Peter Oswald ” - JohnSlash
Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a member...
“ Bart 'Zero' Liquori ” - JohnSlash
“ Terri Roberts ” - JohnSlash
Raye Birk was born in Flint, Michigan in 1943. He grew up there and graduated from Southwestern High school in 1961. He attended Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois and graduated with a degree in theater in 1965. He received an MFA in theater from the University of Minnesota in 1967. He then taught acting and performed at Southern Methodist University in Dallas from 1967 to 1970...
“ Dr. Jeff Eckerle ” - JohnSlash
“ Robert Patrick Modell ” - JohnSlash
“ Det. Angela White ” - JohnSlash
Bobbie Phillips is an actress, animal advocate, and a true Chameleon
; both on screen and off. Bobbie has portrayed a variety of characters in various genres throughout her career. Perhaps most widely recognized for her award winning role as sexy entomologist, Dr. Bambi Berenbaum on War of the Coprophages
“ Dr. Bambi Berenbaum ” - JohnSlash
“ Sheriff Frass ” - JohnSlash
“ John Speranza ” - JohnSlash
Blond, blue-eyed character actor who has worked on stage, film, and TV for the past 20 years. Born in Washington D.C., Carhart had a globetrotting childhood in Turkey and France before returning to the U.S. and studying theater. Carhart had some success off-Broadway and then moved on to small roles in such major films as Ghostbusters
“ Virgil Incanto ” - JohnSlash
“ Elder #1 ” - JohnSlash
“ Agent Bill Patterson ” - JohnSlash
“ Detective Cline ” - JohnSlash
“ Agent Frank Burst ” - JohnSlash
“ Lieutenant Brophy ” - JohnSlash
Although he considers Vancouver, B.C. home, Colin Cunningham was raised in Los Angeles, California, with an older sister and younger brother. He traveled extensively in his late teens while trying to figure out what to do with his life. He first took to the stage when dared by a friend, and then as an accomplished theater actor...
“ Escalante ” - JohnSlash
Melinda McGraw is known for her range, playing a wide variety of roles in comedy and drama alike. She is perhaps best known for her critically acclaimed turn as Bobbie Barrett in Season 2 of "Mad Men" which earned her a Screen Actors' Guild Award as part of the Best Ensemble Cast, as well as an OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series (2007)...
“ Melissa Scully ” - JohnSlash
Bill Dow is an award-winning actor and director (and occasional writer) in theatre, film, and television, with scores of credits over a long and varied career. Currently appearing in two hit television series, Bill Dow is a versatile and sought after performer. As Dr. Lee on Stargate SG-1
, he is the passionate...
“ Dr. Newton ” - JohnSlash
“ Napoleon 'Neech' Manley ” - JohnSlash
“ Zirinka ” - JohnSlash
“ Chrissy ” - JohnSlash
“ Harold ” - JohnSlash
Brian Earl Thompson was born on August 28, 1959 in Ellensburg, Washington. Raised on the Columbia River in Longview, he learned the value of academics and athletics, as the son of two teachers and the second of six siblings. His interest in acting was first sparked during his senior year of high school with the role of the Russian ballet instructor...
“ Alien Bounty Hunter ” - JohnSlash
“ Stoner ” - JohnSlash
“ Redheaded Chick ” - JohnSlash