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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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The X-Files
The X-Files Writer
(1993-2018)
The X Files
The X Files Writer
(1998)
Millennium
Millennium Writer
(1996-1999)

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  The X-Files (TV Series) (created by - 216 episodes, 1993 - 2018) (written by - 65 episodes, 1993 - 2016) (teleplay by - 6 episodes, 1995 - 2002) (story by - 4 episodes, 1995 - 2002) (story - 1 episode, 2016) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2016)
- Episode #11.1 (2018) ... (created by)
- My Struggle II (2016) ... (created by) / (story) / (teleplay)
- Babylon (2016) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Home Again (2016) ... (created by)
- Mulder & Scully Meet the Were-Monster (2016) ... (created by)
 2014 The After (TV Movie) (creator - uncredited) / (written by)
  The Lone Gunmen (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2001) (written by - 2 episodes, 2001)
- The 'Cap'n Toby' Show (2001) ... (created by)
- All About Yves (2001) ... (created by)
- The Lying Game (2001) ... (created by)
- Tango de los Pistoleros (2001) ... (created by)
- Diagnosis: Jimmy (2001) ... (created by)
  Harsh Realm (TV Series) (created by - 9 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (written by - 4 episodes, 1999 - 2000)
- Camera Obscura (2000) ... (created by)
- Cincinnati (2000) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Manus Domini (2000) ... (created by)
- Three Percenters (2000) ... (created by)
- Reunion (2000) ... (created by)
  Millennium (TV Series) (created by - 67 episodes, 1996 - 1999) (written by - 7 episodes, 1996 - 1999)
- Goodbye to All That (1999) ... (created by)
- Via Dolorosa (1999) ... (created by)
- Nostalgia (1999) ... (created by)
- Seven and One (1999) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Bardo Thodol (1999) ... (created by)
 1998 Inside the X Files (TV Special documentary) (creator "X Files, The")
 1996 Secrets of the X Files, Part 2 (TV Special documentary) (creator "X-Files, The")
 1995 Secrets of the X Files, Part 1 (TV Special documentary) (creator "X-Files, The")
 1991 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- A Cry in the Night (1991) ... (written by)
  A Brand New Life (TV Series) (created by - 4 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (writer - 2 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (written by - 1 episode, 1990)
- Even Housekeepers Sing the Blues (1990) ... (created by) / (writer)
- Children of a Legal Mom (1990) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Private School (1989) ... (created by)
- Above and Beyond Therapy (1989) ... (created by)
- The Honeymooners (1989) ... (writer)
  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (1 episode, 1988) (written by - 1 episode, 1986)
- Meet the Munceys (1988)
- The B.R.A.T. Patrol (1986) ... (written by - as Chris C. Carter)
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Beauty and the Babe (1987) ... (written by)
- Once in a Lifeguard (1987) ... (written by)
 1987 Cameo by Night (TV Movie) (written by)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 9 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris C. Carter | Christopher C. Carter

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

It takes crazy attention to detail if you want something to be good. See more »

Trivia:

Two of his attempts for crossovers with other television shows failed for the same reasons. The first attempt was to crossover The X-Files (1993) with CBS's Picket Fences (1992), however, CBS feared losing ratings to the newer network. The second attempt was to crossover with the WB's Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), but Fox also feared losing ratings to the newer network. In both cases, each ... See more »

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