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Gillian Anderson

 
Bio:
Gillian Anderson is an American-British actress. Her credits include FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in The X-Files, Lily Bart in The House of Mirth. She has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Gillian Anderson is an American-British actress. Her credits include FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in The X-Files, Lily Bart in The House of Mirth. She has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2019
Margo Channing
  [Off-Broadway]
St. Ann's Warehouse Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Blanche
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Evelyn

Photos

Gillian Anderson and Lily James  Photo

Gillian Anderson and Lily James

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02/14/2019
Gillian Anderson and Lily James  Photo

Gillian Anderson and Lily James

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02/14/2019
Gillian Anderson and Lily James  Photo

Gillian Anderson and Lily James

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02/14/2019
Julian Ovenden, Gillian Anderson Photo

Julian Ovenden, Gillian Anderson

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02/01/2019
Julian Ovenden, Rhashan Stone, Monica Dolan, Sheila Reid, and GIllian Anderson Photo

Julian Ovenden, Rhashan Stone, Monica Dolan, Sheila Reid, and GIllian Anderson

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Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2019
Margo Channing

  [Off-Broadway]
St. Ann's Warehouse Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Blanche

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Evelyn

Gillian Anderson Biography

Gillian Anderson is an American-British actress. Her credits include FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in The X-Files, Lily Bart in The House of Mirth. She has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Gillian Anderson Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actress
Gillian AndersonA Streetcar Named Desire
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2014 - Best Actress Gold Star
Gillian AndersonA Streetcar Named Desire
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Actress
Gillian AndersonA Doll's House

Gillian Anderson News

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Zachary Noah Piser and Jessica Phillips Take Part in Mental Photo VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Zachary Noah Piser and Jessica Phillips Take Part in Mental Health Awareness Campaign
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Today, the¬†Child Mind Institute¬†launched¬†Dare to Share¬†‚ÄĒ a powerful mental health awareness campaign¬†to reduce stigma and normalize conversations about emotional, social, and psychological wellbeing among youth. The campaign launched in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month.

Photos: First Look at White Bear Theatre's Production of THE DWARFS Photo Photos: First Look at White Bear Theatre's Production of THE DWARFS
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

Three old school friends, Mark, Pete and Len, knock about the streets, pubs and cafes of East London arguing the toss about art, life and love. The fourth member of their tight-knit group is Virginia, a young teacher. As autumn draws in, each of the friends finds their perception of one another and themselves irrevocably changed.

Peacock and Lionsgate Close Multiyear Output Agreement for Lionsgate Theatrical Films Photo Peacock and Lionsgate Close Multiyear Output Agreement for Lionsgate Theatrical Films
by Michael Major - May 2, 2022

Per the agreement, the first Lionsgate film to hit Peacock will be THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT starring Nicolas Cage followed by an impressive roster of epic movies and franchises including: John Wick: Chapter 4, the Hunger Games prequel, Expendables 4, Borderlands, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, and White Bird: A Wonder Story.

Final Cast Announced For Harold Pinter's THE DWARFS at the White Bear Theatre Photo Final Cast Announced For Harold Pinter's THE DWARFS at the White Bear Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Three old school friends, Mark, Pete and Len, knock about the streets, pubs and cafes of East London arguing the toss about art, life and love. The fourth member of their tight-knit group is Virginia, a young teacher. As autumn draws in, each of the friends finds their perception of one another and themselves irrevocably changed.

VIDEO: Michelle Pfeiffer, Viola Davis, and Gillian Anderson Talk THE FIRST LADY on CB Photo VIDEO: Michelle Pfeiffer, Viola Davis, and Gillian Anderson Talk THE FIRST LADY on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Michelle Pfeiffer, Viola Davis, and Gillian Anderson stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to discuss their upcoming Showtime series, The First Lady.

Showtime and the Ritz-Carlton Transform Presidential Suites to the First Lady Suites  Photo Showtime and the Ritz-Carlton Transform Presidential Suites to the First Lady Suites Ahead of New Series Debut
by Michael Major - Mar 4, 2022

The First Lady Suites will evoke the FDR era at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park; the Ford era at The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles; the Obama era at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, and the eras of all three at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. Each suite will include actual set pieces and props from the production set of THE FIRST LADY.

BWW REVIEWS: Sunday Afternoon With LIMELIGHT THEATRE COMPANY'S MARRY ME A LITTLE Photo BWW REVIEWS: Sunday Afternoon With LIMELIGHT THEATRE COMPANY'S MARRY ME A LITTLE
by Kristen Morale - Mar 4, 2022

Directed by Stephanie Scuderi, Marry Me a Little is Limelight Theatre Company’s next venture in bringing more inclusive and affordable performing arts to the greater NYC area.

VIDEO: Showtime Releases THE FIRST LADY Series Trailer Photo VIDEO: Showtime Releases THE FIRST LADY Series Trailer
by Michael Major - Feb 17, 2022

The new anthology drama stars Oscar¬ģ, Emmy¬ģ and Tony winner Viola Davis (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom), as former first lady Michelle Obama, Oscar and Emmy nominee Michelle Pfeiffer (French Exit) as Betty Ford and Emmy and Screen Actors Guild¬ģ winner Gillian Anderson (The Crown) as Eleanor Roosevelt.

THE GREAT Season Two Sets DVD Release Photo THE GREAT Season Two Sets DVD Release
by Michael Major - Feb 15, 2022

With Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult reprising their Golden Globe¬ģ-nominated roles, Season Two finds Catherine finally taking the Russian throne for her own. The 4-disc DVD set features all ten episodes from Season Two, plus exclusive deleted scenes and an uproarious blooper reel. Season Two is now available for purchase on Digital platforms.

Park Theatre Announces Vicky Hawkins as Executive Director Photo Park Theatre Announces Vicky Hawkins as Executive Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022

Vicky Hawkins has been announced as the new Executive Director of Park Theatre, taking the reins from Rachael Williams who was in the role for five years. A Haringey resident, Vicky joins Park Theatre from the National Theatre where she was Head of Producing. 

Gillian Anderson Videos

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Zachary Noah Piser and Jessica Phillips Take Part in Mental VideoVIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Zachary Noah Piser and Jessica Phillips Take Part in Mental Health Awareness Campaign
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Today, the¬†Child Mind Institute¬†launched¬†Dare to Share¬†‚ÄĒ a powerful mental health awareness campaign¬†to reduce stigma and normalize conversations about emotional, social, and psychological wellbeing among youth. The campaign launched in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month.

VIDEO: Michelle Pfeiffer, Viola Davis, and Gillian Anderson Talk THE FIRST LADY on CB VideoVIDEO: Michelle Pfeiffer, Viola Davis, and Gillian Anderson Talk THE FIRST LADY on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Michelle Pfeiffer, Viola Davis, and Gillian Anderson stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to discuss their upcoming Showtime series, The First Lady.

VIDEO: Emma Corrin Performs 'All I Ask Of You' From THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in a Nev VideoVIDEO: Emma Corrin Performs 'All I Ask Of You' From THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in a Never-Before-Seen Clip From THE CROWN!
by Stage Tube - Aug 16, 2021

Watch the performance, based on a real gift Princess Diana gave to Prince Charles, here.

VIDEO: Emma Corrin Takes AFI 'Behind the Scene' of THE CROWN VideoVIDEO: Emma Corrin Takes AFI 'Behind the Scene' of THE CROWN
by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2021

AFI AWARDS celebrates THE CROWN with brand new content featuring stars from the show. Gillian Anderson accepts the AFI AWARDS honor on behalf of the creative ensemble and introduces the show to the AFI Movie Club audience. 

VIDEO: Gillian Anderson Reacts to Embarrassing Footage of THE CROWN Cast Dancing to L VideoVIDEO: Gillian Anderson Reacts to Embarrassing Footage of THE CROWN Cast Dancing to Lizzo
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2021

Gillian Anderson talks about playing Margaret Thatcher on The Crown and banning her sons from following her on Instagram.

VIDEO: Olivia Colman & Gillian Anderson Talk Specific Accents for THE CROWN on THE LA VideoVIDEO: Olivia Colman & Gillian Anderson Talk Specific Accents for THE CROWN on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 12, 2020

Stephen delights in discussing accents and acting with Olivia Colman, who plays Queen Elizabeth, and Gillian Anderson, who plays Margaret Thatcher, in season four of 'The Crown.'

VIDEO: Gillian Anderson Plays X-FILES Trivia on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Gillian Anderson Plays X-FILES Trivia on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Nov 11, 2020

Gillian talks about playing Margaret Thatcher in the new season of ‚ÄúThe Crown,‚ÄĚ how people in the UK have been responding to the U.S. Election, working with her boyfriend Peter Morgan, meeting the real Queen, working with Alex Trebek, and Jimmy tests her knowledge of plotlines from ‚ÄúThe X-Files.'

VIDEO: Gillian Anderson Talks About Playing Margaret Thatcher on THE CROWN VideoVIDEO: Gillian Anderson Talks About Playing Margaret Thatcher on THE CROWN
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2020

Gillian Anderson talks about her transformation into Margaret Thatcher on the new season of 'The Crown.'

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Season Four of THE CROWN VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Season Four of THE CROWN
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2020

Bend. Or Break.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season 2 of SEX EDUCATION VideoVIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season 2 of SEX EDUCATION
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2020

Sex Education is about Otis Milburn, a socially awkward high school student who lives with his sex therapist mother, Jean. In season 1 Otis and his friend Maeve Wiley set-up a sex clinic at school to capitalise on his intuitive talent for sex advice. In season 2, as a late bloomer Otis must master his newly discovered sexual urges in order to progress with his girlfriend Ola whilst also dealing with his now strained relationship with Maeve. Meanwhile, Moordale Secondary is in the throes of a chlamydia outbreak, highlighting the need for better sex education at the school and new kids come to town who will challenge the status quo.


Gillian Anderson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gillian Anderson been in?
Gillian Anderson has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Gillian Anderson been in?
Gillian Anderson has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Gillian Anderson's first West End show?
Gillian Anderson's first West End show was All About Eve which opened in 2019

What awards has Gillian Anderson been nominated for?
Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for A Streetcar Named Desire Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for A Streetcar Named Desire and Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for A Doll's House .

What awards has Gillian Anderson won?
Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for A Streetcar Named Desire.