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Gillian Anderson (Gillian Leigh Anderson)

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Biography

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Sophia

Sold 2014

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Character: Kristin Jansen

L'enfant d'en haut 2012

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Character: Jean Maclestone

Boogie Woogie 2009

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Character: Sarah Merrit

The Last King of Scotland 2006

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Character: Agent Dana Scully

The X Files 1998

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Character: Loretta Lee

The Mighty 1998

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Character: Southside Girl

Chicago Cab 1997

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Character: April Cavanaugh

The Turning 1992

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Character: Dana Scully / OSS agent

Triangle 1998

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Character: Herself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Co-Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special

The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1997

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Character: Edwina Mountbatten

Viceroy's House 2016

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Their Solitary Way 0

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Character: Herself / Dana Scully, The X-Files

The Crusader 0

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Character: Fairy Godmother / Fiona / Baroness

Up, Up, and Buffet 0

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