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

by JohnSlash | created - 02 Nov 2012 | updated - 16 Feb 2013 | Public

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.

1. John Neville

Actor | The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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 (3 episodes)

2. Megan Leitch

Actress | The X Files

Megan Leitch was born in 1965 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for The X-Files (1993), It (1990) and Stargate SG-1 (1997).

Samantha Mulder (1 episode)

3. Kristin Lehman

Actress | The Chronicles of Riddick

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 ...

Esther Nairn (1 episode)

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 (1961), Spencer's Mountain (1963) and Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963). As such, she was cast as...

Cassandra Spender (2 episodes)

5. Laurie Holden

Actress | Dragged Across Concrete

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 ...

Marita Covarrubias (2 episodes)

6. John O'Hurley

Actor | Seinfeld

John O'Hurley was born on October 9, 1954 in Kittery, Maine, USA as John Gerald O'Hurley. He is an actor, known for Seinfeld (1989), The X-Files (1993) and Love Stinks (1999). He has been married to Lisa Mesloh since August 14, 2004. They have one child. He was previously married to Eva LaRue.

Dr. Pollidori (1 episode)

7. Signy Coleman

Actress | The X Files

Signy Coleman was born on July 4, 1960 in Ross, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The X-Files (1993), The Young and the Restless (1973) and River Ridge (2012). She was previously married to Thomas Nolan and Vincent Irizarry.

Susanne Modeski (1 episode)

8. John Finn

Actor | Glory

John Finn was born on September 30, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA as John Joseph Finn. He is an actor and director, known for Glory (1989), Catch Me If You Can (2002) and Blown Away (1994).

Michael Kritschgau (2 episodes)

9. Darren McGavin

Actor | A Christmas Story

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 (1974). ...

Agent Arthur Dales (1 episode)

10. 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 (5 episodes)

11. 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).

Melvin Frohike (6 episodes)

12. Dean Haglund

Actor | The X Files

Dean Haglund was born on July 29, 1965 in Oak Bank, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor, known for The X Files (1998), The X-Files Game (1998) and The X Files: Resist or Serve (2004).

Richard 'Ringo' Langly (5 episodes)

13. Chris Owens

Actor | RED

Chris Owens was born on September 7, 1961 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Christopher Bradley Owens. He is an actor, known for RED (2010), The X-Files (1993) and The Recruit (2003). He has been married to Tara Parker since July 2001.

FBI Special Agent Jeffrey Spender (3 episodes)

Mutato (1 episode)

14. Robert Wisden

Actor | Watchmen

Robert Wisden was born in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Robert Charles Wisden. He is an actor, known for Watchmen (2009), Final Destination (2000) and Legends of the Fall (1994).

Robert Patrick Modell (1 episode)

15. John Pyper-Ferguson

Actor | Suits

John Pyper-Ferguson was born on February 27, 1964 in Mordiallic, Australia. He is an actor, known for Suits (2011), The Last Ship (2014) and Unforgiven (1992).

Det. John Kresge (2 episodes)

16. Jeff Gulka

Actor | The X Files

Jeff Gulka was born on January 1, 1987 in British Columbia, Canada as Jeffrey Gulka. He is an actor, known for The X-Files (1993), Once Upon a Time (2011) and Stan Helsing (2009).

Gibson Praise (1 episode)

17. Fredric Lehne

Actor | Men in Black

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 ...

Young Arthur Dales (1 episode)

18. Dana Grahame

Actress | The X Files

Dana Grahame is known for her work on The X-Files (1993), Millennium (1996) and Wounded (1997).

Reporter (1 episode)

19. Sam Anderson

Actor | Forrest Gump

Sam Anderson was born on April 2, 1947 in South Dakota, USA. He is an actor, known for Forrest Gump (1994), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982) and Water for Elephants (2011). He has been married to Barbara Ann Hancock since August 17, 1985. They have two children.

Leamus (1 episode)

20. Lili Taylor

Actress | American Crime

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 ...

Marty Glenn (1 episode)

21. Brian Markinson

Actor | Shooter

Brian Markinson is an actor, known for Shooter (2007), Continuum (2012) and The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001).

Gary Lambert (1 episode)

22. Anthony Rapp

Actor | Rent

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)

23. Steven Williams

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).

Mr. X (1 episode)

24. Blu Mankuma

Actor | 2012

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 ...

Det. Pennock (1 episode)

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 ...

Alien Bounty Hunter (1 episode)

26. Glenn Morshower

Actor | Bloodline

Glenn Morshower was born on April 24, 1959 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Glenn Grove Bennett. He is an actor and producer, known for Bloodline (2015), Supergirl (2015) and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011). He has been married to Carolyn Elizabeth Lindsley since December 30, 1978. They have two ...

Aaron Starkey (1 episode)

27. Chad Lindberg

Actor | The Fast and the Furious

Chad Lindberg was born on November 1, 1976 in Mount Vernon, Washington, USA as Chad Tyler Lindberg. He is known for his work on The Fast and the Furious (2001), Supernatural (2005) and October Sky (1999).

Bobby Rich (1 episode)

28. Charles Cioffi

Actor | Klute

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 (1965).

Section Chief Scott Blevins (2 episodes)

29. Richard Belzer

Actor | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

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: ...

Det. John Munch (1 episode)

30. Sarah-Jane Redmond

Actress | The Entrance

Sarah-Jane Redmond was born in Cyprus, Greece. She is known for her work on The Entrance (2006), Disturbing Behavior (1998) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008).

Karin Matthews (1 episode)



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