Gillian Anderson

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 Lady Dedlock in the very successful BBC production of Charles Dickens' "Bleak House".

In 2003, she won the 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. The 2010 period drama "Any Human Heart" earned her a Bafta nomination for her role as Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor whom King Edward VIII abdicated to marry. She played Miss Havisham in the award-winning BBC adaptation of "Great Expectations" in 2011 and in the summer of 2014, she was Blanche DuBois in the Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of "A Streetcar Named Desire".

Known For


Cast Credits

American Gods (2017)
Guest starring as Media (4 episodes)
War & Peace (2016)
Starring as Anna Pavlovna (4 episodes)
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson
Crisis (2014)
Starring as Meg Fitch (7 episodes)
The Fall (2013)
Starring as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson (17 episodes)
Hannibal (2013)
Starring as Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier (10 episodes)
Guest starring as Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier (9 episodes)
  • Episode 2x13: Mizumono (May 23, 2014) [Uncredited]
  • Episode 2x12: Tome-wan (May 16, 2014)
  • Episode 2x02: Sakizuki (Mar 7, 2014) [Special Guest Star]
  • Episode 2x01: Kaiseki (Feb 28, 2014) [Special Guest Star]
  • Episode 1x13: Savoureux (Jun 20, 2013) [Special Guest Star]
  • Episode 1x12: Relevés (Jun 13, 2013) [Special Guest Star]
  • Episode 1x11: Rôti (Jun 6, 2013) [Special Guest Star]
  • Episode 1x08: Fromage (May 16, 2013) [Special Guest Star]
  • Episode 1x07: Sorbet (May 9, 2013) [Special Guest Star]
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Great Expectations (2011)
Starring as Miss Havisham
Watch What Happens Live (2009)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson
Bleak House (2005)
Starring as Lady Dedlock
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson
Top Gear (2002)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1999)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson
The View (1997)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson
ReBoot (1994)
Guest starring as Data Nully
Frasier (1993)
Guest starring as Jenny
The X-Files (1993)
Starring as Special Agent Dana Scully (204 episodes)
The Late Show with David Letterman (1993)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson (3 episodes)
The Simpsons (1989)
Guest starring as Dana Scully
This Morning (1988)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson

Crew Credits

The X-Files (1993)
Episode crew as Director
Episode crew as Writer