Best Guest Stars on Season 5 of "the X Files"

The best guest-stars on season 5 of "the x-files" in order from greatest to least.

William B. Davis, Nicholas Lea, and Mitch Pileggi would be on the list, but they were all credited as 'Also Starring' for this season.
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1.
John Neville
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 (3 episodes) ” - JohnSlash
 
2.
Megan Leitch
Actress, It
“ Samantha Mulder (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
3.
Kristin Lehman
Actress, Motive
Canadian actress Kristin Lehman, who was born in New Westminster and grew up in Vancouver, has begun establishing herself in the United States after a relatively prosperous career North of the Border. Lehman played a poker sharpie called "Miami" in the American TV series "Tilt", an ESPN original set in Las Vegas' professional gambling demimonde...
“ Esther Nairn (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
4.
Veronica Cartwright
Actress, Alien
Born in Bristol, England, Veronica is the older sister of the popular child actress Angela Cartwright. In her early career, Veronica was cast in a number of popular movies such as The Children's Hour, Spencer's Mountain and Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. As such, she was cast as "Jemima Boone" in the popular television series Daniel Boone...
“ Cassandra Spender (2 episodes) ” - JohnSlash
 
5.
Laurie Holden
Actress, The Americans
LAURIE HOLDEN is best known to audiences as Andrea in the hit AMC drama series The Walking Dead. However, Laurie's big acting break came much earlier in her career, starring with Vanessa Redgrave in the critically acclaimed TNT mini-series Young Catherine. Since that auspicious beginning, she has appeared in several groundbreaking television series...
“ Marita Covarrubias (2 episodes) ” - JohnSlash
 
6.
“ Dr. Pollidori (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
7.
“ Susanne Modeski (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
8.
“ Michael Kritschgau (2 episodes) ” - JohnSlash
 
9.
Darren McGavin
A remarkably seasoned actor of stage, screen and television, Darren McGavin has notched in excess of 200 performances; however, he is most fondly remembered by cult TV fans as heroic newspaper reporter Carl Kolchak in the classic but short-lived horror TV series Kolchak: The Night Stalker. In a long and varied career...
“ Agent Arthur Dales (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
10.
Bruce Harwood
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 (5 episodes) ” - JohnSlash
 
11.
Tom Braidwood
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The X-Files
“ Melvin Frohike (6 episodes) ” - JohnSlash
 
12.
“ Richard 'Ringo' Langly (5 episodes) ” - JohnSlash
 
13.
Chris Owens
Actor, RED
“ FBI Special Agent Jeffrey Spender (3 episodes)

Mutato (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
14.
“ Robert Patrick Modell (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
15.
“ Det. John Kresge (2 episodes) ” - JohnSlash
 
16.
“ Gibson Praise (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
17.
Fredric Lehne
Born in Buffalo, N.Y. but raised in the Garden State. Fredric first appeared in small theater productions at the age of six, and in his teens spent weekends studying at The Neighborhood Playhouse and HB Studios in NYC. During the summer he apprenticed at The Peterborough Players in N.H. - New England's oldest summer stock company...
“ Young Arthur Dales (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
18.
“ Reporter (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
19.
“ Leamus (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
20.
Lili Taylor
Lili Taylor is a well-known and successful American actress. She acts in film, TV and stage. She was born in Glencoe, Illinois, to Marie (Lecour) and George Park Taylor, an artist and hardware store operator. Lili graduated from New Trier High School in 1985. Then, she attended the Theatre School at DePaul University and the Piven Theatre Workshop...
“ Marty Glenn (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
21.
“ Gary Lambert (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
22.
Anthony Rapp
Anthony Rapp started his career at the age of six, and received his first professional job at the age of nine. His breakout came when he originated the role of "Mark Cohen" in Jonathan Larson's production of the Broadway musical "Rent". He can be heard on the original cast recording.
“ Jeff Glaser (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
23.
“ Mr. X (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
24.
Blu Mankuma
A native of Seattle, Washington, Mankuma made Vancouver his home during the turbulent years of the Vietnam war. This unique actor with an easy grace on film despite his commanding six foot, 230 lb. girth, Mankuma quickly established a following among producers and directors, building an impressive resume of film, television and theatre credits, becoming one of Canada's busiest actors...
“ Det. Pennock (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
25.
Brian Thompson
Actor, Joe Dirt
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 (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
26.
“ Aaron Starkey (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
27.
“ Bobby Rich (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
28.
Charles Cioffi
Mr. Cioffi is a veteran television actor, who has appeared in a number of daytime serials. However, Mr. Cioffi will most likely be remembered most for his sinister portrayal of revenge-seeking Ernesto Toscano on NBC's hit soap Days of Our Lives.
“ Section Chief Scott Blevins (2 episodes) ” - JohnSlash
 
29.
Richard Belzer
A social misfit, was kicked out of every school he ever attended, due to his uncontrollable wit. His mother (Frances) died of breast cancer when Richard was 18. His father (Charles) committed suicide when he was 22. A dedication is written to him in Richard Belzer's "UFO's, JFK, and Elvis: Conspiracies You Don't Have To Be Crazy To Believe" (Ballantine Books, 1999).
“ Det. John Munch (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash
 
30.
“ Karin Matthews (1 episode) ” - JohnSlash