Gillian Anderson Thanks Fans on X-FILES 20th Anniversary

Gillian Anderson Thanks Fans on X-FILES 20th Anniversary

Gillian Anderson -- who rocketed to international TV fame as THE X-FILES' Special Agent Dana Scully -- wrote a letter thanking her fans on the show's 20th Anniversary yesterday, September 10, 2013.

"The truth is, I am so grateful to have been a part of this groundbreaking trajectory and delighted that it still stands up against the high quality programming of today," Anderson wrote. "Thank you to every last fan from all corners of the earth whether you were there with us in 1993 or are viewing for the first time in 2013."

Read the letter in full HERE.

Chris Carter's long-running sci-fi series THE X-FILES ran on FOX from 1993 to 2002. It starred Anderson as Scully alongside David Duchovny as Fox Mulder -- apair of FBI agents charged with investigating unsolved cases involving the strange and unexplained. By the time THE X-FILES aired its last episode, the series was the longest-running science fiction series in US TV history and won several Emmy and Golden Globe Awards.

Anderson has also appeared on the big screen in The House of Mirth, The Mighty Celt, The Last King of Scotland and two X-Files movies: The X-Files and The-X-Files: I Want to Believe, as well as the TV series Bleak House, The Fall, and most recently, Hannibal. Her upcoming film projects include The Curse of The Buxom Strumpet, Sold and Our Robot Overlords.