Gillian Leigh Anderson, OBE (born August 9, 1968) is an American-British film, television and theatre actress and activist. Her credits include the roles of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the long-running series The X-Files (1993–2002, 2016–18), ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies' film The House of Mirth (2000), and DSU 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. She has resided in London since 2002, after earlier years divided between the United Kingdom and the United States.
|Full name at birth||
Gillian Leigh Anderson
|Claim to fame||
FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on The X-Files
|Date of birth||
9 August 1968
|Place of birth||
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Actress, writer, producer, director
5' 3" (160 cm)
118 lbs (53.5 kg)
Red Hair, Blue eyes, Tattoo on wrist
London, England, UK
City High School, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (1986)
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