Gillian Anderson BioGraphy

Her’s full name is Gillian Leigh Anderson. She came to this world on August 9, 1968. She is an American actress.  She played FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in The X-Files series. She played the unfortunate socialite Lily Bart in The House of Mirth, released in 2000. She played DSU Stella Gibson in the BBC/RTE crime drama television series. In all this, she had just won the hearts of the audience with her best acting. She played the role of Gene Milburn in the Netflix comedy-drama Sex Education. In which Gene Milburn was a fall, sex therapist. Apart from this, she played the character of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of the Netflix drama series The Crown. She has won a number of other honors in her acting career, winning four Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award.

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Her’s birthplace is Chicago, Illinois, United States. But she grew up in London, UK and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her father’s name is Edward Anderson and her mother’s name is Rosemary Anderson. Her mother was a computer analyst, and then later the vice president of West Michigan’s NF support group and her father was the owner of a film post-production company. Gillian  is of Irish, German and English descent. Rosemary and Edward moved to Puerto Rico for 15 months only after Gillian was born, and then moved to London again after some time. Her’s family relocated to London as her father had to attend London Film School. Gillian lived with her parents in Crouch End and Haringee, London. When she was 11 years old, she immigrated to the United States after living with her family in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She had a brother named Aaron Anderson. Aaron had died of a brain tumor. Gillian has a sister named Zoe Anderson.


After graduating, she moved to New York City to pursue her acting career. She began her stage career as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the American sci-fi drama series The X-Files. For which she had gained international recognition. She starred in two X-Files films: The X-Files: Fight the Future in 1998, The Mighty Celt in 2005, The Last King of Scotland in 2006, Shadow Dancer in 2012, Viceroy’s House in 2017. She has several notable television credits in such as Lady Deadlock in Blake House in 2005, Wallis Simpson in Any Human Heart in 2010, Miss Havisham in Great Expectations in 2011, Dr. Bedelia du Maurier on Hannibal from 2013 to 2015, and Media in 2013  On American Gods. Apart from film and television, she has also acted in stage. She has received both awards and critical acclaim in her career. In 1991, Absent Friends won the Theater World Award for Best Newcomer for acting. In 2009, she was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for her performance in the stage work A Doll’s House. In 2014, 2016, her portrayal of Blanche Dubois in A Streetcar Named Desire won her the Evening Standard Theater Award for Best Actress. In addition she had received Laurence Olivier. And she was nominated for an award for Best Actress. She played Margo Channing in the 2019 All About Eve stage production. For which she received her third Laurence Olivier Award nomination.

Personal Life

She has married twice so far. The first marriage was to Clyde Klotz in 1994. She had given birth to a daughter named Piper Maru from her first marriage. Gillian divorced Clyde Klotz in 1997. After this, she married Julian Ozanne on 29 December 2004 on Lamu Island off the coast of Kenya. Julian Ozanne is a documentary filmmaker. April 21, 2006 were separated. After that Gillian was in a relationship with Mark Griffiths. Mark Griffiths is a former partner, businessman. Gillian gave birth to Mark’s two children. In 2012, she ended her relationship with Mark Griffiths. She also had a long-term relationship with a girl in high school. She had dated many other women. She describes herself as an actively heterosexual woman. She has accepted the bisexual label. She lives in London with her children. According to information received from the Internet, Anderson was in a relationship with Peter Morgan from 2016 to December 2020. Peter Morgan is a screenwriter and playwright.

Real Name Gillian Leigh Anderson
Other Name
Age 53  Years Old
Date Of Birth August 9, 1968
Citizenship United State
Religion Christianity
Gender Female
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois United State
  • Actress
  • Writer
  • Producer
  • Director
Zodiac Sign Leo
Year active 1983-present
Ethnicity White
Father Name Edward Anderson
Mother Name Rosemary Anderson
Sister Name Zoe Anderson
Brother  Name Aaron Anderson
Children  Name
  • Piper Maru Klotz
  • Oscar Griffiths
  • Felix Griffiths
Spouse Name
  • Clyde Klotz (m. 1994; div. 1997)​
  • Julian Ozanne (m. 2004; div. 2006)
School Name
  • Coleridge Primary School
  • Fountain Elementary and City High-Middle School,
College Name DePaul University (BFA)
Qualification Bachelor of Fine Arts
  Physical Status
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Height 5 feet   6 inches
Weight 55 kg
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Bra Size Approx 36 inches
Waist size Approx 28 inches
Bust size Approx 36 inches
Body Color White
Relationship Status
Married Status Divorce
Any Affair No
Partner Name
  • Mark Griffiths (2006–2012)
  • Peter Morgan (2016–2020)
Ex- Husband Name
  • Clyde Klotz (m. 1994; div. 1997)​
  • Julian Ozanne (m. 2004; div. 2006

Interesting Fact

  • She is an art collector.
  • Her’s collection includes works by artists such as Cindy Sherman, Alexis Rockman, Helen Levitt, Diane Arbus.
  • She likes architecture and interior design.
  • Apart from acting, she works on floor and house planning projects.
  • She is a feminist.
  • She is bilingual.
  • She makes seamless switching between both American and British accents.

 Net Worth

  • Her net worth approx  $40 Million. 

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She did her studies in Lodon from Coleridge Primary School. She did her high school from Fountain Elementary and City High-Middle School. She was interested in marine biology from an early age. Gillian also worked as a student apprentice at the Grand Rapids Civic Theater and School of Theater Arts. She graduated from theater school at DePaul University in Chicago. In Chicago,s worked at the Goose Island brewpub so that she could support herself financially.

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