Gillian Anderson

BirthDay:

09 Aug 1968

BirthPlace:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

BirthName:

Gillian Leigh Anderson

Bio:

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 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.
Filmography

Actor ( 84 credits )

American Gods (2017)  Media (10 episodes, 2017)
Andorra (2017) Miss Quay
Crooked House (2017) Magda
Sold (2016) Sophia
Viceroy's House (2016) Edwina Mountbatten
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
Robot Overlords (2014) Kate
Crisis (2014)  Meg Fitch (13 episodes, 2014)
I'll Follow You Down (2013) Marika
Last Love (2013) Karen Morgan
Hannibal (2013)  Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
The Fall (2013)  Stella Gibson (11 episodes, 2013)
Sister (2012) Kristin Jansen
Shadow Dancer (2012) Kate Fletcher
Larry King Now (2012)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)
From Up on Poppy Hill (2011) Hana Matsuzaki (voice)
Johnny English Reborn (2011) Pamela
Moby Dick (2011)  Elizabeth (2 episodes, 2011)
America in Primetime (2011)  Herself (1 episode, 2011)
Daybreak (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2011)
Any Human Heart (2010)  Duchess Of Windsor / ... (3 episodes, 2010)
The Talk (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
No Pressure (2010)
Boogie Woogie (2009) Jean Maclestone
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
The 7PM Project (2009)  Herself (1 episode, 2011)
National Theatre Live (2009)  Blanche DuBois (1 episode, 2014)
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) Eleanor Johnson
The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008) Dana Scully
The Story of the Costume Drama (2008)  Lady Dedlock (1 episode, 2008)
Closure (2007) Alice
The Graham Norton Show (2007)  Herself (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
The Last King of Scotland (2006) Sarah Merrit
Space Top 10 Countdown (2006)  Herself (1 episode, 2007)
The ONE Show (2006)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005) Widow Wadman
The Mighty Celt (2005) Kate
Bleak House (2005)  Lady Dedlock / ... (14 episodes, 2005)
Robot Chicken (2005)  Fairy Godmother / ... (1 episode, 2014)
MythBusters (2003)  Dana Scully (1 episode, 2006)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Celebrities Uncensored (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Cartaz Cultural (2003)  Herself
V Graham Norton (2002)  Herself (3 episodes, 2002-2003)
Last Call with Carson Daly (2002)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
Richard & Judy (2001)  Herself (2 episodes, 2005-2008)
Lorraine (2001)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
The House of Mirth (2000) Lily Bart
Harsh Realm (1999)  Video Narrator (uncredited) (1 episode, 1999)
The Martin Short Show (1999)  Herself (1 episode, 1999)
Playing by Heart (1998) Meredith
The X Files (1998) Agent Dana Scully
The Mighty (1998) Loretta Lee
Hollywood Squares (1998)  Herself (3 episodes, 2002)
The Magic Hour (1998)  Herself (1 episode, 1998)
El informal (1998)  Scooby (archive footage) (1 episode, 2001)
Princess Mononoke (1997) Moro (voice)
Chicago Cab (1997) Southside Girl
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996)  Herself (5 episodes, 1996-2002)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)  Herself (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Future Fantastic (1996)  Herself - Host (9 episodes, 1996)
ReBoot (1994)  Data Nully (1 episode, 1996)
The X-Files (1993)  Dana Scully / ... (201 episodes, 1993-2002)
Frasier (1993)  Jenny (1 episode, 1999)
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)  Herself / ... (6 episodes, 1996-2008)
Class of '96 (1993)  Rachel (1 episode, 1993)
GMTV (1993)  Herself (3 episodes, 1997-2005)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)  Herself (1 episode, 1995)
Eek! the Cat (1992)  Agent Scully (1 episode, 1995)
The Turning (1992) April Cavanaugh
The Simpsons (1989)  Dana Scully (1 episode, 1997)
A Matter of Choice (1988)
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
This Morning (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
Three at Once (1986) Woman 1
Gran premio internazionale della TV (1984)  Herself - Winner (1 episode, 1996)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Herself (3 episodes, 2008)
Parkinson (1971)  Herself (1 episode, 2002)
Masterpiece Classic (1971)  Herself - Host (1 episode, 2008)
Top of the Pops (1964)  Dana Scully (archive footage) (1 episode, 1996)
The Curse of The Buxom Strumpet (0) Betsy Foxer
Official Secrets (0)

Producer ( 1 credit )

The Fall (2013) executive producer (1 episode, 2014)

Writer ( 1 credit )

The X-Files (1993) (1 episode, 2000)

Director ( 1 credit )

The X-Files (1993) (1 episode, 2000)

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