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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 22 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Squadron 42 (Video Game) (post-production)
Captain MacLaren
 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)
 2014/I Sold
Sophia
 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)
Elizabeth
- Part 2 (2011) ... Elizabeth (credit only)
- Part 1 (2011) ... Elizabeth
 2010 No Pressure (Short)
 2009 Boogie Woogie
Jean Maclestone
 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 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)
Rachel
- The Accused (1993) ... Rachel
 1988 A Matter of Choice (Short)
 1986 Three at Once (Short)
Woman 1
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Other Works:

Played Evelyn in "Absent Friends" by Alan Ayckbourn - Manhatten Theater Club, NYC (1991). 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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When I think of normal, I think of mediocrity . . . and mediocrity scares the f*ck out of me! See more »

Trivia:

Piper Maru, her daughter, was the inspiration for the title of an The X-Files (1993) episode introducing the famous black oil in the series. See more »

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Leo

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Starmeter- #3!? Pangaeus
She deserves equal pay for equal work-all actresses do! davbot
Getting better with age andrwshwvr-1
Gillian on Top Gear valkyriex
Difficult to work with? Acoustic_joe
Publicity ploy, true chemistry, or just friends? Pangaeus
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