Top 10 Facts - Gillian Anderson
Fact #1

Gillian Leigh Anderson is a film, Television, and theatre actress. Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Fact #2

After beginning her career on stage, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role a FBI special agent Sci-Fi horror drama series the X-Files for all nine seasons (1993-2002).

Fact #3

In 2013, Anderson was cast as serial killer Hannibal Lecter's psychoterapist, bedelia du maurier, on the psychological threiller-horror television serise Hannibal.

Fact #4

Gillian Anderson has received five primetime Emmy Award nominations (winning one), five golden globe award nominations (winning one) and nine screen actors guild awards nominations (winning two).

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Gillian Anderson moved to New York when she was 22 years old. To support herself when she started her career, Anderson worked as a waitress.

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Gillian Anderson began her career in Alan Ayckbourn's play, absent friends club alongside brends blethyn; she won the 1990-91 theatre world "Newcomer" awards for her role.

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In 1998 she starred in the film playing by heart with Sean Connery, Angelina Jolie, Ellen Burstyn and Anthony Edwards.

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She also supports the children with tumours organisation a new UK group devoted to helping children with NF.

Fact #9

Gillian Anderson and former boyfriend, Mark Griffiths, have two sons: Oscar and Felix. She ended their relationship in 2012.

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