Gillian Anderson couldn't make the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony for her X-Files co-star David Duchovny, but not to worry: she sent her regards in a note that was read during the event:

"He was a nice man. A kind man. Quite smart. He liked avocado and pilates. Actor, writer, friend. He will always be my shining star. May his soul be forgiven and rest in peace."

Gillian deserves her own star just for writing this. (Really, why doesn't she have a star yet.)

Here's Duchovny, very much alive, making an acceptance speech at his own gravesite:


A former contributor to sites including MTV's The Backlot and Bloody-Disgusting, Chris Eggertsen worked in film development before indulging his love of pop culture writing full time. He specializes in horror, the intersection of social issues and entertainment and Howard Stern. He's on Twitter @HitFixChris.