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Are You Related To Gillian Anderson?

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jul 26, 2021

Gillian Leigh Anderson (born August 9, 1968) is an American actress. Her credits include the roles of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the series The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies’s film The House of Mirth (2000), DSU Stella Gibson in the BBC crime drama television series The Fall, sex therapist Jean Milburn in the Netflix comedy-drama Sex Education, and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of Netflix drama series The Crown.

Born in Chicago, Anderson grew up in London, UK and Grand Rapids, Michigan. She graduated from The Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago, then moved to New York City to further her acting career. After beginning her career on stage, she achieved international recognition for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on the American sci-fi drama series The X-Files.

Gillian Anderson’s Family Tree

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