Gillian Anderson

Name: Gillian Leigh Anderson 

Date of Birth: August 9, 1968

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Sign: Leo

Marital Status: Not Married

Children: Piper (1993)  Oscar (2006)  Felix (2008)

Height: 5′ 2″

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Auburn

Currently can be seen on: X-Files reruns (SyFy)


Gillian was born in Chicago, IL, but her family moved around while her father was completing his education.  They settled in Michigan when she was starting middle school.  Gillian took an interest in drama in high school.  After graduation she moved to New York City to persue an acting career.  She appeared in several off Broadway productions receiving excellent reviews.  In 1992 she moved to Los Angeles.  She accepted small roles while continuing to audition.  In 1993 she was offered the role of Agent Dana Scully on Fox’s “X-Files”.  The role won her a Golden Globe award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for best female lead in a drama.  After the series ended in 2002, Gillian reprised her role for two hit “X-Files” movies.  In recent Anderson has returned to Britain, where she had spent much of her childhood, where she continues her career on tv and stage.

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