David William Duchovny: August 7, 1960 in New York, New York.
How Tea and David Met:
David wore "a beige Armani suit" and Tea wore "a pale pink floral gown by Lily et Cie" ... The party moved on to a private room in Gascogne, a French restaurant, for a quiet, informal meal ... The couple then spent their wedding night at the small, upscale Lowell Hotel."
Source: Tom Gliatto. "Altared State." People. 5/19/1997.
- Madelaine West Duchovny: Born April 1999.
- Kyd Miller Duchovny: Born June 2002.
David: Actor, writer, producer, director.
10/15/08: Publicists announced that Tea and David had been separated for several months.
12/03/09: Reports of David and Tia appearing together and looking happy.
6/18/11: David and Tea separated for the second time.
Quotes About the Marriage of Tea Leoni and David Duchovny:
Source: "Tea Leoni Talks Tiger: 'God bless and get through it.'" Insider.com. 12/03/2009.
David on responsibility in marriage: "I don't think marriage changes that. What changes is the way the sexes relate -- you smile at each other and then it escalates. I don't respond to that now. It's not someone else's responsibility to honor my marriage. It's my responsibility. I never got that attitude toward cheating: "How could she have an affair with a married man?" Isn't that his responsibility?"
Source: Playboy, 12/1998.
David: "The great benefit of monogamy is that you get to trust the person you're with and she gets to trust you. And so much comes out of that. So whether or not men and women were meant to be monogamous -- and we can debate all the theories until we die -- I know I gain something great from it. Whether or not it's natural."
Source: Playboy, 12/1998.
Tea in an interview: "Q. Do you work more than your husband [actor David Duchovny] now?
A. No, I don’t. We’re both sort of fair with each other. He’ll go away or work and then I have my time."
Source: Rebecca Murray. "Interview with Tea Leoni." Movies.about.com
Tea about her parents' marriage: "I've always been aware that my parents have an incredible marriage, I can even remember being jealous of it as a child. They were always doing things together, playing tennis, going running. They thoroughly enjoyed each other's company. They were always holding hands and kissing."
Source: "Tea Leoni's Second Marriage Attempt Will Succeed." Cinema.com. 7/9/2001.
Tea about her pact with David to never give up on their relationship: "Neither of us is deluded enough to think that every morning we'll wake up in love. We very well may but if we don't, neither of us would panic."
Source: "Tea leoni's Second Marriage Attempt Will Succeed." Cinema.com. 7/9/2001.