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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
(1993-2016)
The X Files
The X Files Writer
(1998)
Millennium
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(1996-1999)

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  The X-Files (TV Series) (created by - 206 episodes, 1993 - 2016) (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)
- 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)
- Founder's Mutation (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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Fox canceling Harsh Realm (1999) wasn't a surprise to me because it was a very expensive show...it was just disappointing the series didn't have a chance to prove itself. See more »

Trivia:

Pitched The X-Files (1993) to Brandon Tartikoff at NBC, but Tartikoff turned it down. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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