Frank Spotnitz Poster


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Date of Birth 17 November 1960Camp Zama, Japan

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Frank Spotnitz is an award-winning writer and producer best known for his work on The X-Files. His latest series, Hunted, is set to premiere in autumn 2012 on BBC1 and Cinemax. His other credits include Strike Back (2011), Samurai Girl (2008), Night Stalker (2005), Michael Mann's Robbery Homicide Division (2002), The Lone Gunmen (2001), Harsh Realm (2000) and Millennium (1997-1999). Hunted, produced by Kudos Film and Television in association with Spotnitz's own Big Light Productions, is an international spy thriller starring Melissa George. He created, wrote and executive-produced the eight-part series. Spotnitz directed two episodes and wrote or co-wrote more than 40 episodes of The X-Files television series. He served as a producer and co-writer of both X-Files feature films, "Fight the Future" (1998) and "I Want to Believe" (2008). He shared three Golden Globes for Best Dramatic Series and a Peabody Award for his work on The X-Files. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for writing and three times for Outstanding Drama Series. Spotnitz began his professional life as a journalist, writing for United Press International, Associated Press and Entertainment Weekly, among others, as well as reporting for the seminal French pop-culture TV series, Rapido. Born in Japan, he received a B.A. in English literature from UCLA and an M.F.A. in screenwriting from the American Film Institute.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: bglght

Spouse (1)

Melissa Lefante (? - present) (4 children)

Trivia (1)

Lives in London.

Personal Quotes (1)

(on the end of the TV series The X-Files) "You can't get the truth. You can't. There's a larger truth, though: that you can't harness the forces of the cosmos, but you may find somebody else. You may find another human being. That may be kind of corny and all of that, but that's really it: Love is the only truth we can hope to know, as human beings. That's what Mulder and Scully found after nine years. And that's a lot."

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