Gillian Leigh Anderson (born August 9, 1968) is an American actress. After beginning her career in theatre, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as Special Agent Dana Scully on the American television series The X-Files. Her film work includes The House of Mirth (2000), The Mighty Celt (2005), The Last King of Scotland (2006), and two X-Files films, The X-Files (1998) and The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008).
Anderson has received five Primetime Emmy Awards nominations winning one and five Golden Globe Awards nominations with one win.
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Photo: Gillian Anderson at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International. Photo author: Gage Skidmore. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons.