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

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)
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)
  • Episode 2x12: Tome-wan (May 16, 2014)
  • Episode 2x02: Sakizuki (Mar 7, 2014)
  • Episode 2x01: Kaiseki (Feb 28, 2014)
  • Episode 1x13: Savoureux (Jun 20, 2013)
  • Episode 1x12: Relevés (Jun 13, 2013)
  • Episode 1x11: Rôti (Jun 6, 2013)
  • Episode 1x08: Fromage (May 16, 2013)
  • Episode 1x07: Sorbet (May 9, 2013)
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The Fall (2013)
Starring as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson (15 episodes)
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
Top Gear (2002)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson
ReBoot (1994)
Guest starring as Data Nully
The X-Files (1993)
Starring as Special Agent Dana Scully (204 episodes)
Frasier (1993)
Guest starring as Jenny
The Late Show with David Letterman (1993)
Guest starring as Gillian Anderson (2 episodes)
The Simpsons (1989)
Guest starring as Dana Scully

Crew Credits

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