Best Guest Stars on Season 3 of "the X Files"by JohnSlash | created - 16 Sep 2012 | updated - 26 Oct 2012 | Public
The best guest stars of season 2 in order of greatest to least preformances. This list is based soley on the work they did on season one of "the X files," not anything else.
F.Y.I.(The Lone Gunmen go together because one of the main things that made them so enjoyable was the way they played off each other.)
Actor | The X Files
William B. Davis was born on January 13, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as William Bruce Davis. He is an actor and director, known for The X-Files (1993), The X Files (1998) and The Dead Zone (1983). He has been married to Emmanuelle Herpin since 2011.
Cigarette Smoking Man
2. John Neville
When he was in his early sixties, Terry Gilliam cast him in the title role of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). 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 ...
The Well-Manicured Man
Actor | The X Files
Mitch Pileggi was born on April 5, 1952 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Mitchell Craig Pileggi. He is an actor, known for The X-Files (1993), Basic Instinct (1992) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008). He has been married to Arlene Warren since January 1, 1997. They have one child. He was ...
Actor | The Blues Brothers
Steven Williams was born on January 7, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Blues Brothers (1980), The X-Files (1993) and Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993).
5. Nicholas Lea
Actor | Vertical Limit
6. Jerry Hardin
Actor | Big Trouble in Little China
A highly engaging, charismatic, and reliable character actor with a long and distinguished career spanning half a century, Jerry Hardin has been gracing both the big and small screen, and stage, with many enjoyable performances, highlighted by a relaxed and pleasing Southern twang. Born November 20...
7. Peter Donat
Actor | The Game
The Canadian-American actor Peter Donat had a 50-year-long career in TV, motion pictures and theater. So respected was Donat, that Francis Ford Coppola considered casting him in the role of Tom Hagen in The Godfather (1972) that went to Robert Duvall.
The nephew of Oscar-winning actor Robert Donat, ...
Actor | Friday the 13th Part 2
9. Peter Boyle
Actor | Everybody Loves Raymond
A bold, blunt instrument of hatred and violence at the onset of his film career, Peter Boyle recoiled from that repugnant, politically incorrect "working class" image to eventually play gruff, gentler bears and even comedy monsters in a career that lasted four decades.
He was born on October 18, ...
10. Roy Thinnes
Actor | Airport 1975
Roy was born on April 6, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois. During his formative years, he had wanted to become a doctor or football player - or, if one wants to believe his early press releases, both. He started in show business at a radio station, where he did everything: engineering, DJ shows, news and...
11. Jesse Ventura
Actor | Predator
Jesse Ventura was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Bernice Martha (Lenz), a nurse who was of German descent, and George William Janos, a steam fitter of Slovak ancestry. In November 1990, professional wrestler turned actor Jesse Ventura was elected to a four-year term as mayor of Brooklyn Park, ...
Man in Black
12. Daniel Quinn
Actor | Dead Bang
Daniel Quinn is from Milwaukee, where his father Roger worked for Pabst Brewing Company as a sales manager and his mother Rosemary owned and operated an employment agency. He was raised in Wisconsin with his two older sisters, Kathleen and Colleen. He began performing at the age of eight, appearing...
Lieutenant Jack Schaefer
13. William Lucking
Actor | Red Dragon
Actor | Millennium
Charles Nelson Reilly was born to Charles Joseph Reilly and Signe Elvera Nelson. His father was Irish-American and Catholic, his mother was Swedish-American and Lutheran. As a child he amused himself with improvised puppet theater performances.
He had a traumatic experience in 1944, when present for...
Actor | Dances with Wolves
Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman was born on August 17, 1936 in Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, Roberts County, South Dakota, USA. He was an actor, known for Dances with Wolves (1990), Hidalgo (2004) and The Doors (1991). He was married to Rosie. He died on December 13, 2007 in Los Angeles, California,...
16. Tom Braidwood
Actor | The X Files
Tom Braidwood was born on September 27, 1948 in British Columbia, Canada. He is an assistant director and actor, known for The X Files (1998), Da Vinci's Inquest (1998) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008).
17. Bruce Harwood
Actor | The X Files
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, ...
John Fitzgerald Byers
18. Dean Haglund
Actor | The X Files
Richard 'Ringo' Langly
19. Jennifer Hetrick
Actress | Star Trek: The Next Generation
Jennifer Hetrick is a veteran character actor. Working steadily for over 30 years (1979 to present), mostly in Television.
She is probably most well-known in the Sci-Fi genre for the character "Vash" on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). She was also on ...
20. Walter Gotell
Actor | A View to a Kill
Walter Gotell was born on March 15, 1924 in Bonn, Germany. He was an actor, known for A View to a Kill (1985), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979). He was married to Celeste F. Mitchell and Yvonne Hills. He died on May 5, 1997 in London, England.
21. Brendan Beiser
Actor | Tooth Fairy
Canadian actor Brendan Joseph Beiser was born in Boston Massachusetts. His father, a Canadian psychiatrist, held a professorship at Harvard in the late '60s/early '70s. When Brendan was six, the Beiser family moved to from the US to France for a year before returning permanently to Canada. Brendan ...
22. Allan Zinyk
Actor | Millennium
23. Giovanni Ribisi
Antonino Giovanni Ribisi is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents both have careers in the entertainment industry. His mother, Gay Ribisi (née Landrum), is a talent manager for actors and writers, and his father, Albert Anthony Ribisi, is a musician. He has a twin ...
Darin Peter Oswald
24. Jack Black
Actor | The School of Rock
Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a ...
Bart 'Zero' Liquori
25. Lisa Robin Kelly
Actress | That '70s Show
She first made her acting debut, at age 21, in a 1992 episode of Married with Children (1986), and went on to guest-star in many popular television shows, such as Murphy Brown (1988), The X-Files (1993), Sisters (1991) and Silk Stalkings (1991) and appeared in many obscure, straight-to-video/TV ...
26. Raye Birk
Raye Birk was born in Flint, Michigan in 1943. He grew up there and graduated from Southwestern High school in 1961. He attended Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois and graduated with a degree in theater in 1965. He received an MFA in theater from the University of Minnesota in 1967.
Dr. Jeff Eckerle
27. Robert Wisden
Actor | Watchmen
Robert Patrick Modell
Actress | Fletch
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson was born on October 9, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Fletch (1985), Tombstone (1993) and The Night We Never Met (1993). She has been married to Alex Smith since March 22, 2011.
Det. Angela White
29. Bobbie Phillips
Actress | Solar Eclipse: Depth of Darkness
Bobbie Phillips is an actress, animal advocate, and a true Chameleon (1998); both on screen and off. Bobbie has portrayed a variety of characters in various genres throughout her career. Widely recognized for her award winning role as sexy entomologist, Dr. Bambi Berenbaum on The X-Files: War of ...
Dr. Bambi Berenbaum
30. Dion Anderson
Actor | The Shawshank Redemption
31. John Toles-Bey
Actor | Dude, Where's My Car?
32. Timothy Carhart
Actor | Thelma & Louise
Blond, blue-eyed character actor who has worked on stage, film, and TV for the past 30 years. Born in Washington D.C., Carhart had a globetrotting childhood in Turkey and France before returning to the U.S. and studying theater. Carhart had some success on and off-Broadway and then moved on to ...
33. Don S. Williams
Actor | Reindeer Games
34. Kurtwood Smith
Actor | RoboCop
Kurtwood Smith was born on July 3, 1943 in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, USA as Kurtwood Larson Smith. He is an actor, known for RoboCop (1987), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) and That '70s Show (1998). He has been married to Joan Pirkle since November 5, 1988. He was previously married to ...
Agent Bill Patterson
35. Frank Cassini
Actor | Watchmen
36. Vic Polizos
Actor | Superhero Movie
Vic Polizos was born on August 12, 1947 in the USA. He is an actor and director, known for Superhero Movie (2008), Eraser (1996) and Eddie Macon's Run (1983). He has been married to Elizabeth Baker since November 14, 2015. They have two children. He was previously married to Christine Estabrook and...
Agent Frank Burst
37. Roger Cross
Actor | The Chronicles of Riddick
38. Colin Cunningham
Actor | Elektra
Starring as the mischievous ring master Julian Slink in SYFY's "Blood Drive" (June release.) Colin Cunningham has built a long and storied career as a true 'chameleon'.
For 5 Seasons, Cunningham starred alongside Noah Wyle and Moon Bloodgood in the Steven Spielberg / Dreamworks produced series "...
39. Melinda McGraw
Actress | Mad Men
Melinda McGraw is a classically trained actress known for her range, playing a wide variety of roles in comedy and drama alike. Ms. McGraw grew up in the Boston area and was a member of the Boston Children's Theater. She attended Bennington College briefly until she was accepted at the Royal ...
40. Bill Dow
Actor | Legends of the Fall
Bill Dow is an award-winning actor and director (and occasional writer) in theatre, film, and television, with scores of credits over a long and varied career. Currently appearing in two hit television series, Bill Dow is a versatile and sought after performer.
As Dr. Lee on Stargate SG-1 (1997), he...
41. Badja Djola
Actor | The Last Boy Scout
Badja Djola was born on April 9, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last Boy Scout (1991), Mississippi Burning (1988) and An Innocent Man (1989). He died on January 8, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Napoleon 'Neech' Manley
42. Denalda Williams
Actress | Are We There Yet?
43. Sarah Sawatsky
Actress | The Girl from Mars
44. Jason Gaffney
Actor | Alive
45. 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 ...
Alien Bounty Hunter
46. Tyler Labine
Actor | Tucker and Dale vs Evil
Tyler Labine was born on April 29, 1978 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) and Flyboys (2006). He has been married to Carrie Ruscheinsky since June 2, 2007. They have one child.