Caption: Gillian Anderson at event of Playing by Heart (1998)
Actress, Soundtrack, Director
Born: August 9, 1968
Star sign: Leo
Height: 5' 3" (1.6 m)
Known for: The X-Files (1993), The X Files (1998), The Last King of Scotland (2006), Princess Mononoke (1997)
Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. She has English, German, and Irish ancestry. Gillian started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987, her love of the theatre took her to the ...