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Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. She has English, German, and Irish ancestry. Gillian started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987, her love of the theatre took her to the ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 26 wins & 73 nominations. See more awards »

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The X-Files
The X-Files Dana Scully / OSS Agent
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The X Files Agent Dana Scully
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 2017 American Gods (TV Series) (filming)
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... Media
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... Media
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Media
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Media
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Media
 2017 Andorra (pre-production)
Miss Quay
 2016 Squadron 42 (Video Game) (post-production)
Captain MacLaren
 2016/III Sold
 2014 Robot Overlords
 2014 The Departure (Short)
 2014 Crisis (TV Series)
Meg Fitch
- Best Laid Plans (2014) ... Meg Fitch
- Found (2014) ... Meg Fitch
- You Do Not Know War (2014) ... Meg Fitch (credit only)
 2012 Room on the Broom (TV Short)
Witch (voice)
 2012 Sister
Kristin Jansen
 2012 Shadow Dancer
Kate Fletcher
 2011 Great Expectations (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Havisham
 2011 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 2 (2011) ... Elizabeth (credit only)
- Part 1 (2011) ... Elizabeth
 2010 No Pressure (Short)
 2009 Boogie Woogie
Jean Maclestone
 2007 Closure
 2005 The Mighty Celt
 2004 The X Files: Resist or Serve (Video Game)
Dana Scully (voice)
 1999 Harsh Realm (TV Series)
Video Narrator
- Pilot (1999) ... Video Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1999 Frasier (TV Series)
- Dr. Nora (1999) ... Jenny (voice)
 1998 The Mighty
Loretta Lee
 1997 Chicago Cab
Southside Girl
 1997 Princess Mononoke
Moro (English version, voice)
 1997 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dana Scully
- The Springfield Files (1997) ... Dana Scully (voice)
 1996 Hellbender (Video Game)
Ship's Computer (voice)
 1996 ReBoot (TV Series)
Data Nully
- Trust No One (1996) ... Data Nully (voice)
 1995 Eek! the Cat (TV Series)
Agent Scully
- Eek Space 9 (1995) ... Agent Scully (voice)
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
- The Accused (1993) ... Rachel
 1988 A Matter of Choice (Short)
 1986 Three at Once (Short)
Woman 1
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6 Print Biographies | 68 Interviews | 55 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 138 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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I don't show my face [in L.A.] very much, and so that makes it a bit more complicated for me in terms of work. They [producers] need to see you in the press, and in their face, in meetings, auditions, whatever. And as far as they're concerned, I haven't provided enough of an example of the kind of things that I can do, as an actor, for them to justify hiring me without me sitting down in front of... See more »


Standing at just 5' 3", she has to stand on an apple box to shoot many scenes in The X-Files (1993). See more »

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