Mr. Minear came to "The X Files" in 1998 after serving successfully as executive story editor on "Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman." His episode credits on "Lois and Clark" include "Brutal Youth," "Twas the Night Before Mxymas," "Meet John Doe" and "I've Got You Under My Skin". Prior to that he spent two seasons living in New Zealand where he worked on the syndie hour-drama "High Tide." He received both writing and co-producing credits during his tenure. Other credits include story editor for Aaron Spelling's "Robin's Hoods," writer for New World's "The New Adventures of Zorro" and co-writer (with Reider of the political thriller "The Infiltrator". Mr. Minear studied film at Cal State University, Long Beach.