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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 & 74 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The X-Files
The X-Files Dana Scully / OSS Agent
(1993-2018)
The Fall
The Fall Stella Gibson
(2013-2016)
The Last King of Scotland
(2006)
Bleak House
Bleak House Lady Dedlock
(2005)

Filmography

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 2018 Andorra (pre-production)
Miss Quay
 2017 Squadron 42 (Video Game) (post-production)
Captain MacLaren
 2017 American Gods (TV Series)
Media
- Come to Jesus (2017) ... Media
- Lemon Scented You (2017) ... Media
- Head Full of Snow (2017) ... Media
 2016 Sold
Sophia
 2014-2015 Ronja, the Robber's Daughter (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Call of Spring (2015) ... Narrator (English version, voice)
- One Strong Band of Robbers (2015) ... Narrator (English version, voice)
- The Morning of the Duel (2015) ... Narrator (English version, voice)
- Life Isn't to Be Thrown Away (2015) ... Narrator (English version, voice)
- Only This Summer (2015) ... Narrator (English version, voice)
 2014 Robot Overlords
Kate
 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 L'enfant d'en haut
Kristin Jansen
 2012 Shadow Dancer
Kate Fletcher
 2011 Great Expectations (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Havisham
 2011 From Up on Poppy Hill
Miki Hokuto (English version, voice)
 2011 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series)
Elizabeth
- Part 2 (2011) ... Elizabeth (credit only)
- Part 1 (2011) ... Elizabeth
 2010 No Pressure (Short)
 2009 Boogie Woogie
Jean Maclestone
 2008 The X-Files: I Want to Believe - Gag Reel (Video short)
Dana Scully
 2007 Closure
Alice
 2005 The Mighty Celt
Kate
 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)
Jenny
- Dr. Nora (1999) ... Jenny (voice)
 1998 The X Files - Fight the Future: Blooper Reel (Video short)
Agent Dana Scully
 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!stravaganza (TV Series)
Agent Scully
- Eek Space 9 (1995) ... Agent Scully (voice)
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
Rachel
- The Accused (1993) ... Rachel
 1988 A Matter of Choice (Short)
Woman
 1986 Three at Once (Short)
Woman 1
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Other Works:

wrote foreword for the book "Girl Boss - Running the Show Like the Big Chicks" Girl Press, ISBN 978-0965975421 See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 68 Interviews | 55 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 138 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

My tendency is towards the opposite of health and taking care of myself. My natural tendency is destructive. In order not to act on that, I have to be careful. The minute I don't feel like that, if I let down my guard, I'm in trouble. See more »

Trivia:

Hair is naturally blonde, it was dyed and styled into the famous bob by Malcolm Marsden, who was immortalised as the British MP in the episode "Fire". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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