Gillian Anderson Biography

Published On Jun 11, 2018
Facts of Gillian Anderson
Date of Birth: 1968 , August-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Gillian Anderson
Birth Name Gillian Leigh Anderson
Father Edward Anderson
Mother Rosemary Anderson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $25 million
Salary Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color White
Body Measurements 36-25-36 inch
Breast Size 36 inch
Waist size 25 inch
Hip Size 36 inch
Neck Size Unknown
Chest Size Unknown
Bicep Size Unknown
Shoe Size Unknown
Weight in KG 48 kg
Tattoo(s) No
Famous for her role in The X-Files
Affair with Peter Morgan and Adrian G. Griffiths
Boyfriend Adrian G. Griffiths
Married Yes
Married to Clyde Klotz and Julian Ozanne
Children Three
Divorce Yes
Education Anderson joined Fountain Elementary and City High-Middle Schoo, where she finished her early education
Awards Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Evening Standard Theatre Awards
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
Movies The X-Files, The House of Mirth, The Fall
TV Show The X-Files
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Gillian Anderson is an American-British film, television and theatre actress, activist and writer. She has featured in numerous hit movies including The X-Files, The House of Mirth, The Fall, and so on.

Anderson was born as Gillian Leigh Anderson to Edward Anderson and Rosemary Anderson on August 9, 1968, in Chicago. Most of her childhood, she spent in north London’s Crouch End and Harringay. She is of American-British nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity, English, German, and Irish.

Anderson joined Fountain Elementary and City High-Middle School, where she finished her early education. Later, she enrolled at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre & School of Theatre Arts where she served as a student intern. Leigh. 

After completion of her graduation in 1986, she went to join The Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago; she earned a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts in 1990. Furthermore, she also participated in the National Theatre of Great Britain’s summer program at Cornell University.

Anderson began her career as a stage actress and gained international recognition for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully on the American sci-fi drama series The X-Files.

In 2005, Anderson appeared in a drama film The Mighty Celt, which was directed by Pearse Elliot. The stars of this movie are Tyrone McKenna, Robert Carlyle, Ken Stott, and Sean McGinley.

The following year, Anderson appeared in a 2006 historical drama film The Last King of Scotland, which was directed by Kevin Macdonald. The stars of this movie are Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, and Simon McBurney. The total budget for this movie was $6 million and grossed $48.4 million at the box office.

In 2017, Anderson appeared in a British-Indian historical drama film Viceroy's House alongside Hugh Bonneville, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi, and David Hayman. This movie was directed by Gurinder Chadha and produced by Paul Mayeda Berges.

Some of her notable roles in movies and television series are as Lady Dedlock in Bleak House, Wallis Simpson in Any Human Heart, Miss Havisham in Great Expectations, Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier in Hannibal, and Media in American Gods.

Talking about her personal life, Anderson was in a relationship with a Canadian assistant art director Clyde Klotz. The couple met each other on the set of the show named The X–Files. She married Clyde Klotz in 1994 in a unique ceremony at the 17th hole of a Golf course in Hawaii by a Buddhist priest.

The couple also welcomed a daughter Piper Maru on September 25, 1994. However, she was unable to continue her married life with Clyde Klotz and divorced her husband Clyde in 1997.

After her divorce from her first spouse, Anderson began dating her boyfriend, a Canadian actor Adrian G. Griffiths. She also had an affair with the former model and actor Rod. She later married Julian Ozanne, a documentary filmmaker on December 29, 2004. However, she couldn't live together for a long time with her second husband Julian Ozanne and separated from him on April 21, 2006.

Anderson was also involved in a romantic relationship with a businessman Mark Griffiths. The couple was blessed with two children Oscar and Felix. Since 2016, Anderson is dating her new boyfriend, a screenwriter and dramatist, Peter Morgan.

Gillian Anderson earns a huge amount of money from her professional acting career. She has appeared in numerous hit movies and television series from which she must have made a decent amount of money. According to some online sources, Gillian net worth of 2018 is an estimated $25 million.

Gillian Anderson

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Born in Chicago

August 9 , 1968

Anderson was born as Gillian Leigh Anderson to Edward Anderson and Rosemary Anderson in Chicago.

Appeared in The Mighty Celt

2005

As an actress, Anderson appeared in a drama film The Mighty Celt, which was directed by Pearse Elliot.

Appeared in The Last King of Scotland

2006

Anderson appeared in a 2006 historical drama film The Last King of Scotland, which was directed by Kevin Macdonald

Married Clyde Klotz

1994

Anderson married Clyde Klotz in a unique ceremony at the 17th hole of a Golf course in Hawaii by a Buddhist priest. 

Married Julian Ozanne

December 29 , 2004

Anderson married longtime dated boyfriend Julian Ozanne, a documentary filmmaker on December 29, 2004

Net worth is $25 million

2018

Gillian Anderson earns a huge amount of money and her net worth of 2018 is estimated to be $25 million.