Carter appeared as an FBI agent in the episode Anasazi.
Chris Carter and Frank Spotnitz met in a Book Club.
Carter's birthday is October 13 or Ten Thirteen (1013) which explains the
name of his production company and recurring references to the date/ number
on the X Files.
Carter's wife (Dori) birthday is November 21. She is a screenwriter.
Carter is addicted to eating sunflower seeds, a quirk that it displays itself
in Fox Mulder.
first X-Files episode directed by Chris Carter was "Duane Barry"
was Carter's decision to kill off Deep Throat.
Carter originally called fans of X-Files "File-o-philes" before they changed
their nickname to "X-Philes".
Carter and Mark Snowappeared on Los Angeles' KCRW's radio show "Morning
Becomes Electric" for three hours on April 2, 1996.
Carter wrote the lyrics to PM Dawn's "If You Never Say Goodbye" on The Songs
in the Key of X CD.
claims to be "a natural skeptic" who has personally never had a paranormal
In Carter's opinion, the X-Files really exist somewhere in the government.
Ray Harryhausen fantasy movie, Mysterious Island, left a tremendous impression
on Carter as a boy.
was the first and only network that Carter took the X Files to.
Although a fan of The Invaders, Project UFO and The Outer Limits, Chris
Carter admits he has never watched a single episode of Star Trek.