Rob Bowman (born on May 15, 1960 in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA) worked as a director for The X-Files. He initially gained recognition by directing 13 episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation between 1987 and 1990.
In 1994, Bowman directed his first episode of The X-Files, entitled "Gender Bender". He continued to work on the series and directed The X-Files Movie in 1998. In 2000, he left the series after having worked on 73 episodes as either director, producer or both. With 33 credited episodes, he was the second-most prolific director on the show, the first being Kim Manners.