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Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson is an American-British film, television and theatre actress. She is most known for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in 'The X-Files' in all 10 seasons from 1993-2002 and in the 2016 reboot. She has won a Primetime Emmy, a Golden Globe and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is also an writer, producer, director and activist. Back in 2012, she first told Out that she had in a relationship with a girl for a long time when she was in high school. She is a known ally of the LGBT community, especially supportive of LGBT youth. She has worked with The Trevor Project. Gillian's sister Zoe is openly gay and married to her partner.

The X Files Discovered Women Can Write & Direct TV Shows, Too

The show hired three female writers and two female directors on the upcoming season. 

Could Gillian Anderson Become the First Female Bond?

The star of X-Files and The Fall joins Tom Hiddleston and Idris Elba in the list of 007 hopefuls.

Gillian Anderson on Her X-Files Return

The X-Files icon talks drinking, drama, and her "crap" acting

Watch: New Trailer for X-Files Shows Mulder & Scully on a Mission

'They police us and spy on us, tell us that makes us safer. We’ve never been in more danger.'

Mulder and Scully Reunited:

Scully’s blonde!

Gillian Anderson's Streetcar Named Desire Coming to New York

Anderson stars as Blanche DuBois, which is all we’ve ever wanted.

Gillian Anderson & Jamie Dornan Head to Netflix

The streaming network picked up the second season of The Fall

Stevie Nicks & Haim Performed 'Rhiannon' at Her L.A. Home

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The Double Life of Gillian Anderson

For nearly a decade, as Scully in the 'X-Files,' she was one of TV’s hottest commodities. Now, she’s remade herself in a series of demanding stage roles and smart TV dramas, such as the upcoming adaptation of 'Great Expectations.'