Gillian Anderson

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  • Name: Gillian Anderson ( Gillian Lee Anderson )
  • Date of birth: 9 August 1968
  • Age: 48 years
  • Place of birth: Chicago, USA
  • Height: 160
  • Activity: American actress
  • Marital status: Divorced

    Gillian Anderson: biography

    Gillian Anderson – American actress, whose name is associated the audience with the popular TV series «Secret materials» in which the star played FBI agent Dana Scully. Gillian for all nine seasons of the series was his constant main character, thus won the audience award millions around the world. «The x-files» brought the Hollywood star 22 prestigious awards, among which include a Golden globe and an Emmy.

    Born Gillian Anderson August 9, 1968 in the suburbs of Chicago in a wealthy family. Her mother rosemary Anderson held the position of computer analyst, and her father Edward Anderson, was the owner of the company, which is engaged in film distribution. All the childhood the future actress spent traveling around the world, which was work-related and study father. First, she and her parents moved to Puerto Rico, then in a pompous London, and then in Grand rapids (mi).

    The years spent in England, Gillian always recalled with nostalgia. However, at 11 years of age her parents returned to the United States. Recent relocation and the transition to adulthood has made Anderson a huge change: painted in different color hair, pierced nose, and defiant behavior — all these factors put Gillian on the verge of exclusion from school, despite the fact that the girl studied in the school for gifted children and was one of the best students for academic achievement in the classroom.

    Classic theatrical art, the future movie star was interested in during his school years and at the age of 13 made their first successful steps in the acting field. Once in theatre and playing the role of Juliet, she made an impression on his teacher, making the girl received an invitation to the Civic Theater Grand rapids, after which went to Goodman Theater school, where he had Anderson as a full-fledged actress.

    Game the talented actress has enjoyed everything: the teachers, and the audience, but the parents didn’t want to see this and was totally against the selected professional direction of his daughter. The situation in the family in the background of this strained to the limit and Jillian gathered her things and ran away from home, taking with him a part of the parent savings.


    Great success on the stage came to Gillian in 1991, when for his performance in «Absent friends», she was awarded the Theatre World Award. The film, conversely, has failed. The film «Reincarnation» was not popular, but that did not stop the young actress to achieve enormous heights in the world of cinema.

    In 1993, the world famous Gillian Anderson brought the cult of the mystical series «the x-files», where she, along with David Duchovny played a key role. FBI agents Dana Scully and Fox Mulder have become the idols of millions of viewers, who for nine seasons, relentlessly followed the plot of the film.

    In 2015, it became known about the beginning of shooting the new season of the x-files, where Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny earlier will appear before the audience in the roles of Dana Scully and Fox Mulder. The season premiere of «Secret materials» in Russia took place on 24 January 2016.

    In parallel with symcli in «Secret materials» Gillian Anderson took part in various film projects. In 2000 the actress played the main role in the novel «the House of mirth» and the novel «bleak house», for which he won several prestigious awards as best actress.

    In 2005, the audience once again played Gillian in the film «the Mighty Celt», for which she won the IFTA in the category «Best Foreign Actress». Among the recent works, Anderson began painting «vengeance» and «the Last king of Scotland». In 2013, the Hollywood star started acting in the TV series «Crash», and in 2014 participated in the filming of the British TV series after the novel by Lev Tolstoy «War and peace», where he plays the role of hostess of the Grand salon of Anna Pavlovna Scherer.

    Personal life

    Personal life Gillian Anderson was very thorny. The relationship of the actress with men cannot be called durable. The first husband of actress was the art Director of the series «x-files» Clyde Klotz. The marriage was held in 1994 in Hawaii. 25 September of the same year was born the first child of Gillian’s daughter, Piper the Maar, but it couldn’t save the family from disintegration, in 1997, the couple officially divorced.

    Second husband of the actress in 2004 she became the Director, Julien, Osan. But this marriage was not strong — in 2006, Anderson and Ozan officially announced the divorce. Apparently, the cause of the rupture was the new boyfriend of Jillian, a mark Griffiths. Relationship with mark was not formalized by law, but nevertheless the couple have two children together — Oscar and Felix.

    It is known that in addition to acting career, the actress is actively involved in charity work. The actress supports charitable foundations and is an active member of the organization for the protection of animals PETA.

    In 2000, according to the magazine «People» Gillian Anderson was in the top «50 most beautiful people in the world», and in 2008, the magazine FHM movie star took 21 th place in the top 100 sexiest celebrities in the world.»


    • «Hell taxi»
    • «Giant»
    • «Vicissitudes of love»
    • «House of joy»
    • «The mighty Celt»
    • «The last king of Scotland»
    • «Vengeance»
    • The x-files
    • «Sister»
    • «Secret player»
    • «Iron fight»
    • «Departure»
    • «The collapse»
    • «War and peace»


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