Gillian Anderson is an award-winning film, television, and theatre actress whose credits include the roles of Special Agent Dana Scully in FOX Television's long-running and critically-acclaimed drama series, The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies' masterpiece The House of Mirth (2000), and the Agatha Christie adaptation Crooked House (2017).
In 2003, she won the Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers' Choice Best Actress Award for her West End debut in Michael Weller's two-hander What the Night Is For. The following year, she starred in Rebecca Gilman's play The Sweetest Swing in Baseball which ran at London's Royal Court Theatre from March 25 through May 15, 2004. From May 14 through July 18, 2009, she played Nora in a new version of Ibsen's A Doll's House at the Donmar Warehouse in London. She received a Laurence Olivier Nomination for her performance. In the summer of 2014, she was Blanche DuBois in the Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of A Streetcar Named Desire.