|Aliases:||Carl Gerhard Busch |
CGB Spender; Cigarette Smoking Man; Cancer Man; CSM
|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.
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The character of C.G.B. Spender was created by director Robert Mandel and series creator, developer and executive producer Chris Carter.
- Other than Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, CGB Spender is the only other character from The X-Files to appear in both the first and final episodes of the series.
Key episodes Edit
- The X-Files: Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man - Origin revealed.
- "My Struggle III" - Real name revealed.