Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson

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Age
46
Birthday
Aug. 9th, 1968
Born in
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height
5' 3

Gillian Anderson's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Hannibal TV Show
Hannibal
The X-Files TV Show
The X-Files
Crisis TV Show
Crisis
The Fall TV Show
The Fall
Bleak House (UK) TV Show
Bleak House (UK)
Great Expectations (UK) TV Show
Great Expectations (UK)
The Crimson Petal and The White (UK) TV Show
The Crimson Petal and The White (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - I'll Follow You Down
2009 - Boogie Woogie
2008 - How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
2007 - Straightheads
2006 - The Last King of Scotland
2005 - The Mighty Celt
2005 - A Cock and Bull Story
2000 - The House of Mirth
1998 - Playing by Heart
1998 - The Mighty
1998 - The X-Files: Fight the Future
1992 - The Turning

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Data Nully (Voiced)
1
Jenny (Voiced)
1
Rachel
1
Agent Scully (Voiced)
1
Video Narrator (Voiced)
1
Dana Scully
1
Dana Scully (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Gillian Anderson started her career as a member of an amateur actor group, while at high school. Her love of the theatre took her to the national theatre of Great Britain at the Cornell University of Ithaca, in New York. Afterwards, Anderson left for the Goodman Theatre School of the DePaul University in Chicago, where she finished her education.

Anderson's big break came with The X Files (1993) with 'David Duchovny' as Dana Scully. There, she met her future husband ('Clyde Klotz', marrying on (January 1, 1994). One month later, Gillian was pregnant. Her daughter, Piper Anderson, was (born September 25, 1994). Her film career started with the movie The Turning (1992) in 1997 and, the following year, she starred in Playing by Heart (1998) with 'Sean Connery', 'Ellen Burstyn', 'Angelina Jolie' and 'Dennis Quaid'.


TRIVIA:
  • Graduated from City High School, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Lived in London, England, from age 2 to age 11, then moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she was teased for her English accent.
  • As a teen, her favorite bands included Skinny Puppy and Dead Kennedys.
  • Return to work on _"The X Files" (1993)_ (qv) 10 days after she gave birth to Piper Maru.
  • (1997) Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
  • _"The X Files" (1993)_ (qv) writer, 'Chris Carter (I)' (qv), is the godfather of her daughter, Piper Maru.
  • Went to the Goodman Theater School of Drama at DePaul University in Chicago, where she earned a degree in fine arts. One of her classmates was 'Nina Siemaszko' (qv).
  • Gained her first real break when she replaced 'Mary-Louise Parker' (qv) in the play "The Philanthropist."


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