C.G.B. Spender
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C.G.B. Spender
Aliases: Carl Gerhard Busch [1]
CGB Spender; Cigarette Smoking Man; Cancer Man; CSM
Series: The X-Files
Gender: Male
Notability: Antagonist
Occupation: Politician
Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: Alive
First: "Pilot"
Actor: William B. Davis

C.G.B. Spender is a fictional government agent featured in The X-Files multimedia franchise. Played by actor William B. Davis, he was introduced in the pilot episode of the series and made recurring appearances throughout all nine seasons of the show. By and large, the character was referred to by the nicknames Cigarette Smoking Man and Cancer Man, and even the name C.G.B. Spender may in fact be an alias. William B. Davis also played the character in the 1998 feature film, The X-Files: Fight the Future.

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  • The character of C.G.B. Spender was created by director Robert Mandel and series creator, developer and executive producer Chris Carter.

Key episodes Edit

  1. The X-Files: Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man - Origin revealed.

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  1. Revealed to be the Smoking Man's actual name in "My Struggle III".