Chris Carter (screenwriter)


Chris Carter (screenwriter)
Chris Carter

Frank Spotnitz and Carter at the April 2008 New York Comic Con
Born October 13, 1956 (1956-10-13) (age 55)
Bellflower, California, United States
Occupation writer, director, producer
Spouse Dori Pierson (m. 1989–present) «start: (1989)»"Marriage: Dori Pierson to Chris Carter (screenwriter)" Location: (linkback://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Carter_(screenwriter))

Christopher Carl Carter is an American screenwriter, film director and producer. He is the creator of The X-Files[1] and Millennium.

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Biography

Ten Thirteen Productions

Upon the creation and production of The X-Files in 1993, Chris Carter started a production company called Ten Thirteen Productions. Since 1993 it has produced:

During this time the Ten Thirteen offices were located in Century City, Los Angeles, California, with Frank Spotnitz serving as president, Mary Astadourian serving as vice president and Jana Fain serving as office manager. Spotnitz has gone on to start his own production company, Big Light Productions, with Fain as director of development.

Filmography

The X-Files

Executive Producer
Season Title Notes
1 "Pilot" Premiere; Mythology; Writer
1 "Deep Throat" Mythology; Writer
1 "The Jersey Devil" Writer
1 "Space" Writer
1 "Fire" Writer
1 "Young at Heart" Written by Carter and Scott Kaufer
1 "Miracle Man" Written by Carter & Howard Gordon
1 "Darkness Falls" Writer
1 "The Erlenmeyer Flask" Season One Finale; Mythology; Writer
2 "The Host" Writer
2 "Duane Barry" Mythology; Writer & Director; Nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
2 "Red Museum" Mythology; Writer
2 "Irresistible" Writer
2 "Colony" Mythology; Teleplay (Story by Carter & David Duchovny)
2 "F. Emasculata" Written by Carter & Howard Gordon
2 "Anasazi" Season Two Finale; Mythology; Teleplay (Story by Carter & David Duchovny)
3 "The Blessing Way" Season Three Premiere; Mythology; Writer
3 "Paper Clip" Follows on from "The Blessing Way"; Mythology; Writer
3 "The List" Writer & Director
3 "Nisei" Mythology; Written by Carter, Howard Gordon & Frank Spotnitz
3 "Syzygy" Writer
3 "Piper Maru" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
3 "Apocrypha" Follows on from "Piper Maru"; Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
3 "Talitha Cumi" Season Three Finale'; Mythology; Teleplay (Story by Carter & David Duchovny)
4 "Herrenvolk" Season Four Premiere; Mythology; Writer
4 "Tunguska" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
4 "Terma" Follows on from "Tunguska"; Mythology; Wrtten by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
4 "Memento Mori" Mythology; Written by Carter, Frank Spotnitz, Vince Gilligan & John Shiban; Nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
4 "Unrequited" Written by Carter & Howard Gordon
4 "Tempus Fugit" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
4 "Max" Follows on from "Tempus Fugit"; Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
4 "Gethsemene" Season Four Finale; Mythology; Writer
5 "Redux" Season Five Premiere; Mythology; Writer
5 "Redux II" Follows on from "Redux"; Mythology; Writer
5 "The Post-Modern Prometheus" Writer & Director; Nominated for two Emmy Awards:
1.Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
2. Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
5 "Chinga" Written by Carter & Stephen King
5 "Patient X" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
5 "The Red and the Black" Mythology; Director; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
5 "The End" Season Five Finale; Mythology; Writer
MOVIE "The X-Files: Fight the Future" Mythology; Screenplay (Story by Carter & Frank Spotnitz)
6 "The Beginning" Season Six Premiere; Mythology; Writer
6 "Triangle" Writer & Director
6 "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas" Writer & Director
6 "Two Fathers" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
6 "One Son" Follows on from "Two Fathers"; Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
6 "Milagro" Teleplay (Story by John Shiban & Frank Spotnitz)
6 "Biogenesis" Season Six Finale; Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
7 "The Sixth Extinction" Season Seven Premiere; Mythology; Writer
7 "The Sixth Extinction II: Amore Fati" Follows on from "The Sixth Extinction"; Mythology; Written by Carter & David Duchovny
7 "Sein und Zeit" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
7 "Closure" Follows on from "Sein und Zeit"; Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
7 "First Person Shooter" Director
7 "Fight Club" Writer
7 "Requiem" Season Seven Finale; Mythology; Writer
8 "Within" Season Eight Premiere; Mythology; Writer
8 "Without" Follows on from "Within"; Mythology; Writer
8 "Patience" Writer & Director
8 "Per Manum" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
8 "This is not Happening" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
8 "Deadalive" Follows on from "This is not Happening"; Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
8 "Three Words" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
8 "Essence" Mythology; Writer
8 "Existence" Season Eight Finale; Follows on from "Essence; Mythology; Writer
9 "Nothing Important Happened Today" Season Nine Premiere; Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
9 "Nothing Important Happened Today II" Follows on form "Nothing Important Happened Today"; Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
9 "Trust No 1" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
9 "Provenance" Mythology; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
9 "Providence" Follows on from "Providence"; Mythology; Director; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
9 "Improbable" Writer & Director
9 "William" Mythology; Teleplay (Story by Carter, David Duchovny & Frank Spotnitz)
9 "The Truth" Finale; Mythology; Telemovie with "The Truth II"; Writer
9 "The Truth II" Finale; Mythology; Telemovie with "The Truth"; Writer
MOVIE "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" Director; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz

Millennium

Executive Producer
Season Title Notes
1 "Pilot" Premiere; Writer
1 "Gehenna" Writer
1 "The Well-Worn Lock" Writer
1 "Lamentation" Writer
3 "TEOTWAWKI" Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
3 "Antipas" Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz
3 "Seven and One" Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz

Harsh Realm

Executive Producer
Season Title Notes
1 "Pilot" Premiere; Writer
1 "Leviathan" Writer
1 "Inga Fossa" Writer
1 "Cincinnati" Writer

The Lone Gunmen

Executive Producer
Season Title Notes
1 "Pilot" Premiere; Written by Carter & Frank Spotnitz & Vince Gilligan & John Shiban
1 "Three Men and a Smoking Diaper" Writer

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