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I think I'm nice enough to look at, but I think people make a big deal about my appearance. I think it was like hypnosis, like all of the sudden everybody's been trained: "Okay, now cluck like a chicken!" "Okay, now say David Duchovny's handsome!" I mean, I was a normal-looking kid, and whoever you are and whatever you look like, there are always things you want to change. I just remember that I ...
David's paternal grandfather, Moshe Duchovny, was a Jewish immigrant from Berdychiv (now in Ukraine, and part of the Russian Empire when he immigrated), while David's paternal grandmother was a Polish Jewish immigrant. David's father, Amram Ducovny
, was a Brooklyn-born publicist for the American Jewish Commitee; he died on 23 August 2003 from heart disease. David's mother, Margaret (Miller), is a...