Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson

Gillian Leigh Anderson is a film, television, and theatre actress whose credits include the roles of Special Agent Dana Scully in FOX Television's long-running and critically acclaimed drama series The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies' film The House of Mirth, and Lady Dedlock in the successful BBC production of Charles Dickens' Bleak House.\nAfter beginning her career on stage, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on the American sci-fi horror drama series The X-Files for all nine seasons. Her film work includes The House of Mirth, the dramas The Mighty Celt, The Last King of Scotland, Shadow Dancer, Sister and two X-Files films: the science fiction-thriller The X-Files and the supernatural fiction-thriller The X-Files: I Want to Believe.\nIn 2013, Anderson was cast as serial killer Hannibal Lecter's psychotherapist, Bedelia Du Maurier, on the psychological thriller–horror television series Hannibal. That same year, she began starring on the BBC/Netflix crime television series The Fall.