By Stephen M. Silverman
Updated November 17, 1997 12:00 AM
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The four actors who are in serious consideration to fill the shoes of David Duchovny and partner up with female lead Gillian Anderson on Fox’s “The X-Files” are Lou Diamond Phillips, Bruce Campbell, Robert Patrick and Hart Bochner, according to reports. Another possibility is said to be Chris Noth, better known as Mr. Big on HBO’s “Sex and the City” (and previously as a cop on “Law & Order.”) Duchovny is expected to leave the show shortly after the new season begins and then resurface sometime around episode No. 13. At the end of last season, the actor inked a deal to remain with the series part-time.