Chris Carter (screenwriter)

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Chris Carter

Chris Carter (born October 13, 1956) is an American screenwriter and producer, best known as the creator of The X-Files.

He was born in Bellflower, California to William and Catherine Carter. In college, he majored in journalism graduating from California State University in 1979.

A big break in his career came in 1985, when Jeffrey Katzenberg, then chairman of Walt Disney Studios, read a screenplay he wrote and signed him to development with Walt Disney Pictures. While working with Katzenberg, Carter wrote and produced several television movies including pilots of Cameo By Night and The Nanny. He co-produced the second season of the comedy series Rags to Riches. and in 1989 was creator and executive producer of a comedy series called Brand New Life for Disney's Sunday night lineup.

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Chris Carter directing David Duchovny on The X-Files

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