The best directors of "the X Files"

This is a list compiled of my favorite directors on "the X Files," ordered from greatest to least. I also list all of the episodes they directed in order from greatest to least, with my ratings of each episode in parenthesis.
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1.
R.W. Goodwin
Producer, The X-Files
A five-time Emmy Award nominated and the recipient of three Golden Globe Awards, R.W Goodwin is the director and co-producer with James Swift of the new feature film, Alien Trespass, starring Eric McCormack. As an Executive Producer for his work on the hit, cult television series, The X-Files...
“ Episodes:

One Breath (9.5/10)
Herrenvolk (9.5/10)
The Blessing Way (9.5/10)
Anasazi (9.5/10)
The End (9/10)
Talitha Cumi (9/10)
The Erlenmeyer Flask (9/10)
Gethsemane (8.5/10)
Redux (8.5/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
2.
“ Episodes:

Momento Mori (9.5/10)
Paper Clip (9.5/10)
One Son (9.5/10)
Jose Chung's 'From Outer Space' (9.5/10)
Kill Switch (9/10)
Biogenesis (9/10)
Syzygy (9/10)
Piper Maru (9/10)
Orison (8.5/10)
The Field Where I Died (8.5/10)
End Game (8.5/10)
Paper Hearts (8.5/10)
731 (8.5/10)
Sleepless (8.5/10)
Pusher (8.5/10)
Wetwired (8.5/10)
Terms of Endearment (8/10)
En Ami (8/10)
Our Town (8/10)
Never Again (8/10)
Drive (8/10)
The Pine Bluff Variant (8/10)
Dod Kalm (8/10)
Tempus Fugit (8/10)
F. Emasculata (8/10)
Unruhe (8/10)
Fresh Bones (8/10)
Genderbender (7.5/10)
Terma (7.5/10)
Aubrey (7.5/10)
The Walk (7.5/10)
Trevor (7/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
3.
“ Episodes:

The Truth (9.5/10)
Redux II (9.5/10)
Closure (9.5/10)
Two Fathers (9/10)
This Is Not Happening (9/10)
Milagro (9/10)
War of the Coprohages (9/10)
Humbug (9/10)
Leonard Betts (9/10)
Home (9/10)
Essence (9/10)
Existence (9/10)
Apocrypha (9/10)
Requiem (9/10)
Demons (8.5/10)
Emily (8.5/10)
Die Hand die verletzt (8.5/10)
The Sixth Extinction (8.5/10)
Dreamland (8.5/10)
Without (8.5/10)
Within (8.5/10)
The Beginning (8.5/10)
Hungry (8.5/10)
The Gift (8.5/10)
Field Trip (8.5/10)
Folie à Deux (8.5/10)
Patient X (8.5/10)
D.P.O. (8.5/10)
Tunguska (8.5/10)
Zero Sum (8.5/10)
Max (8/10)
Audrey Pauley (8/10)
Per Manum (8/10)
Unusual Suspects (8/10)
Provenance (8/10)
Quagmire (8/10)
The Rain King (8/10)
Grotesque (8/10)
Kaddish (8/10)
Mind's Eye (8/10)
Oubliette (8/10)
Nothing Important Happened Today (7.5/10)
Release (7.5/10)
Chinga (7.5/10)
Lord of the Flies (7.5/10)
Sanguinarium (7.5/10)
Theef (7/10)
Signs and Wonders (7/10)
Hellbound (7/10)
Brand X (7/10)
Teso dos Bichos (6.5/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
4.
Chris Carter
Writer, The X-Files
Born and raised in Bellflower, California, Chris Carter graduated from the California State University at Long Beach with a degree in journalism. Formerly a freelance journalist and editor of "Surfing" magazine, Carter began his career as a screenwriter in 1985 at The Walt Disney Studios. In 1992 Carter began developing projects for Twentieth Century Fox Television...
“ Episodes:

The Post-Modern Prometheus (9/10)
Improbable (9/10)
Duane Barry (9/10)
Triangle (8.5/10)
How the Ghosts Stole Christmas (8.5/10)
The Red and the Black (8.5/10)
Providence (8.5/10)
The List (8/10)
First Person Shooter (7.5/10)
Patience (7.5/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
5.
David Duchovny
David William Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960, in New York City, New York, USA. His father, Amram Ducovny, was a writer and publicist who was from a family of Jewish immigrants (from Ukraine and Poland), and worked for the American Jewish Committee. His mother, Margaret (Miller), was a Scottish-born school teacher...
“ Episodes:

The Unnatural (9/10)
Hollywood A.D. (8.5/10)
William (8/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
6.
“ Episodes:

Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose (9.5/10)
Beyond the Sea (9/10)
Ice (9/10)
Little Green Men (9/10)
Nisei (9/10)
Irresistible (8.5/10)
Tooms (8.5/10)
Blood (8/10)
Lazarus (8/10)
2Shy (8/10)
Firewalker (8/10)
3 (7.5/10)
Shapes (7/10)
Roland (7/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
7.
“ Episodes:

The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati (9.5/10)
Tithonus (8.5/10)
Sein Und Zeit (8/10)
Arcadia (8/10)
X-Cops (7.5/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
8.
Gillian Anderson
Actress, The X-Files
Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. She has English, German, and Irish ancestry. Gillian started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987...
“ Episodes:

all things (9/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
9.
Tony Wharmby
Director, NCIS
“ Episodes:

Deadalive (9/10)
Trust No 1 (8.5/10)
Via Negativa (8.5/10)
Three Words (8/10)
Nothing Important Happened Today II (8/10)
4-D (7.5/10)
Badlaa (7/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
10.
“ Episodes:

Je Souhaite (8.5/10)
Sunshine Days (8/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
11.
“ Episodes:

Small Potatoes (8.5/10)
Chimera (8.5/10)
Jump the Shark (8/10)
Bad Blood (7.5/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
12.
“ Episodes:

Deep Throat (8.5/10)
Conduit (8.5/10)
The Host (8.5/10)
S.R. 819 (8/10)
Kitsunegari (7.5/10) ” - JohnSlash
 
13.
Frank Spotnitz
Award-winning American writer and producer Frank Spotnitz is the Chief Executive of Big Light Productions Ltd., a London- and Paris-based production company. Big Light creates and oversees a diverse slate of international television series, including drama, comedy and documentaries, and has become one of the fastest-growing independent production companies in Europe...
“ Episodes:

Daemonicus (8/10)
Alone (8/10) ” - JohnSlash