Gillian Anderson Biography

Birthday: 1968-08-09
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois USA
Height: 5' 2" (1.57 m)
Wiki Biography: Gillian Anderson 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 National Theatre of Great Britain Summer Acting Programme held at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. For several weeks she studied under such NT greats as Peter Chelsom, Bardy Thomas, and Michael Joyce. Afterwards, Anderson returned to the Goodman Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois where she finished her education. Her big break came with "The X-Files" (1993) (with David Duchovny) as Dana Scully. There, she met her future husband (Clyde Klotz), marrying on January 1st 1994. One month later, Gillian was pregnant. Her daughter, Piper Anderson, was born on the 25th September 1994. Her film career started with the movie The Turning (1992) in 1997 and, the following year, she starred in Playing by Heart (1998) with Sean Connery, Ellen Burstyn, Angelina Jolie and Dennis Quaid.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The X Files Dana Scully 1993 - 2002
Future Fantastic 1996
The X-Files Dana Scully 2000 - 2001
Bleak House Lady Dedlock 2005 - Drama
Dancing About Architecture Meredith 2009 Family
Love Life Duchess Of Windsor 2011
Great Expectations 2011 Miss Havisham 2011
FOX Specials Herself 2013 Family
Crisis Meg Fitch 2014 Drama
The Fall Stella Gibson 2016
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The X Files Special Agent Dana Scully 1998 Mystery, Thriller
Playing by Heart Meredith 1999 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Princess Mononoke Moro 1999 Animation, Action, Adventure
The House of Mirth Lily Bart 2000 Romance, Drama
The Last King of Scotland Sarah Merrit 2007 Drama, History
Closure Alice 2007 Thriller
How to Lose Friends and Alienate People Eleanor Johnson 2008
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Eleanor Johnson 2008 Biography, 0
The X-Files: I Want to Believe Dana Scully 2008 Drama, Mystery, Sci Fi
Boogie Woogie 2009
Johnny English Reborn Pamela 2011
L'enfant d'en haut Kristin Jansen 2012 Crime, Drama
The Turning April Cavanaugh 2013
I'll Follow You Down Marika 2013 Game Show, Sport
Mr. Morgan's Last Love Karen Morgan 2013 Comedy, Drama
The Curse of The Buxom Strumpet Betsy Foxer 2014 Comedy
Our Robot Overlords Kate 2014
National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche DuBois 2014
Viceroy's House Edwina 2016 Drama, History
Sold Sophia 2016