Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson

American actress (born 1968)
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Gillian Leigh Anderson OBE (born August 9, 1968) is an American-British film, television and theater actress, activist and writer. Her credits include the roles of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the long-running and widely popular series The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies' film The House of Mirth (2000), and DSI Stella Gibson on the BBC crime drama television series The Fall. Among other honours, Anderson has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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Gillian Anderson was born on Friday, 9 August 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Her full name at birth was Gillian Leigh Anderson. She is best known as an actress. Anderson's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Gillian attended high school at City High School, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (1986). For university, she studied at Cornell University (summer student). Her religion is listed as Buddhist. She is 5' 3" (160 cm) tall and weighs 124 lbs (56 kg) with a slim build. She has blue eyes and dyed blonde hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $35,000,000 US dollars. Gillian Anderson is 55 years old and her zodiac star sign is Leo.

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Full name at birth
Gillian Leigh Anderson
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Claim to fame
her roles as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the Netflix period drama series The Crown, Lily Bart in the 2000 drama film The House of Mirth, FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the Fox science fiction drama series The X-Files, Jean Milburn in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Sex Education, Miss Havisham in the three-part BBC period drama miniseries Great Expectations, Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier in the NBC psychological horror-thriller series Hannibal, and DSU Stella Gibson in the BBC crime drama series The Fall
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Date of birth
9 August 1968
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Place of birth
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Actress, Voice Artist, Charity Campaigner, Producer, Director, Writer, Activist
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 3" (160 cm)
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Weight
124 lbs (56 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Long face with a small sharp nose
  • Mole on the upper lip
  • Translucent light grayish-blue eyes
  • Blue eyes
  • Red hair
  • Tattoo on wrist
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  • Red Hair
  • Blue eyes
  • Tattoo on wrist
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6
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7.5
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Central London, England, UK
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Net worth
$35,000,000 USD
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High school
City High School, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (1986)
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University
  • Cornell University (summer student)
  • BFA Theater, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA (1990)
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Talent agency
  • Independent Talent Group Ltd.
  • Untitled Entertainment
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Envision Entertainment
  • Finch & Partners, London
  • William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
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I was a good liar as a child.
  • During the 2022 Canneseries Festival, Gillian was honored with the “Variety Icon Award”.
  • During the 2021 Golden Globes, she received the “Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or TV Movie” award for her role in The Crown. She also won the 2021 Critics Choice Award for “Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series” and the 2021 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Supporting Drama Actress” for the same role.
  • She portrayed the character of Margaret Thatcher, a British politician and stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990, in the Netflix historical drama streaming television series, The Crown, in 2020.
  • In December 2020, she introduced a new dog named Stella to her Instagram family.
  • She begins every day with a few minutes of meditation without fail.

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