Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson

Gender

Female

Known Credits

17

Gillian Anderson

Date of Birth: Aug 09, 1968

Birthplace: Chicago - Illinois - USA

 

 

Biography

Gillian Leigh Anderson (born August 9, 1968, height 5 3 (1,60 m)) is an American actress. After beginning her career in theatre, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as Special Agent Dana Scully on the American television series The X-Files. Her film work includes The House of Mirth (2000), The Mighty Celt (2005), The Last King of Scotland (2006), and two X-Files films, The X-Files (1998) and The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008). Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Rosemary Anderson (née Lane), a computer analyst, and Edward Anderson, who owned a film post-production company.Her father was of English descent, while her mother was of Irish and German ancestry.

Known For

Filmography

Crooked House

Crooked House

as Magda

2017

American Gods

American Gods

as Media

2017

War and Peace (2016)

War and Peace (2016)

as Anna Pavlovna Scherer

2016

Robot Overlords

Robot Overlords

as Kate

2015

Sold

Sold

as Sophia

2014

Mr. Morgan's Last Love

Mr. Morgan's Last Love

as Karen Morgan

2013

The Fall

The Fall

as Stella Gibson

2013

Hannibal

Hannibal

as Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier

2013

Sister

Sister

as Kristin Jansen

2012

The Last King of Scotland

The Last King of Scotland

as Sarah Merrit

2006

The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth

as Lily Bart

2000

Playing by Heart

Playing by Heart

as Meredith

1998

The X Files

The X Files

as Agent Dana Scully

1998

The X-Files

The X-Files

as Dana Scully

1969