Facts of Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson is an American film, television and theatre actress, activist as well as a writer. Anderson is better known for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the longtime-running series The X-Files.
Gillian has won several awards throughout her acting career including The Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award. As of 2019, Gillian has an estimated net worth of $25 million. Scroll down to know more regarding her professional and personal life.
How Much Is Gillian Anderson's Net Worth? Income, Salary
As of 2019, Gillian Anderson has amassed a net worth of around $25 million from her career in the film industry. She is counted in the list of the richest actresses with a huge salary and net worth. Her major source of income is through acting but she also additionally earns working as a writer and activist.
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Anderson portrayed the role of Dana Scully in a Drama mystery sci-fi film, The X-files. The movie was released on 19th June 1998, with a total running time of 121 minutes which was rated 7 out of 10 in IMDB. The budget for the film was about $66 million and grossed total $189.2 million in the box office.
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Besides featuring in the movies, Anderson has also starred in several TV series which also assisted her to gather a huge net worth. Moreover, Anderson also receives additional money from her endorsement deal with several clothes and cosmetic brands as well as for her appearance in various shows as a mentor.
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Is Gillian Anderson Married? Husband, Children, and Personal Life
To date, Gillian Anderson has a couple of married and divorce record. Her first husband, Clyde Klotz is a television art director and Production designer. They married on the New Year's day of 1994, in Hawaii in a Buddhist ceremony. They together have a daughter, Piper Maru, born on 25th September 1994. However, their marriage couldn't last long and they divorced in 1997.
CAPTION: Gillian Anderson and ex-husband Clyde Klotz
On 29th December 2004, Anderson wedded Julian Ozanne, a documentary filmmaker at Lamu Island, off the coast of Kenya. But later on 21st April 2006, Anderson announced their separation.
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Also, after the second divorce, Anderson got linked with her boyfriend, Mark Griffiths a businessman. From their relationship, the duo has two sons, Oscar born on 1st November 2006, and Felix born on 15th October 2008. Sadly, their relationship ended in 2012.
Since 2002, Anderson is living in London with her three children. Since 2016, she in a relationship with a screenwriter and playwright Peter Morgan.
Gillian Anderson Early Life and Education
Gillian Anderson was born as Gillian Leigh Anderson on 9th August 1968, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.. Her father Edward Anderson III owned a film post-production company, and mother, Rosemary Alyce, was a computer analyst. Her nationality is American and belongs to Mixed ethnicity. Further, her star sign is Leo.
Anderson grew up along with two siblings, a sister, Zoe Anderson, an actress, and a brother, Aaron Anderson a former DJ and mentor. Her brother died in 2011 because of a brain tumor at the age of 30.
Gillian attended City High-Middle School and later joined the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre & School of Theatre Arts. Likewise, she enrolled at The Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago from where she earned a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts. Moreover, Anderson also participated in the summer program of the National Theater of Great Britain at Cornell University.
Gillian Anderson Career, Awards, and Nominations
At the age of 22, Anderson moved to New York. Initially, she worked as a waitress to support herself. Anderson began her acting career through Alan Ayckbourn's play Absent Friends at the Manhattan Theater Club together with Brenda Blethyn. For her role, she won the Best Newcomer Theater World Award.
In 1992 Anderson moved to Los Angeles and spent a year auditioning and appeared in a film The Turning, with Karen Allen and Tess Harper.
Anderson's breakthrough came after she starred in the movie The X-Files as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully. Anderson won numerous awards for her portrayal role including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, and a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Drama Series.
Moreover, she further won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a female actor in a Drama Series and a Saturn Award for Best Actress on TV. Anderson was the first actress to win Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG Award in the same year. In total, she was awarded four Emmy nominations, four Golden Globe nominations and nine SAG nominations for the role.
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Similarly, Anderson has portrayed her roles in various film and TV series including;
|1986||Three at Once||Woman 1||Short film|
|1988||A Matter of Choice||Young pregnant woman||Short film|
|1997||Chicago Cab||Southside Girl or Brenda||a.k.a. Hellcab|
|2007||Straightheads||Alice Comfort||a.k.a. Closure|
|2010||No Pressure||Herself||Short film|
|2015||The Departure||Blanche Dubois||A short film, also director|
|2017||The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism||Narrator||Documentary|
|2018||This Changes Everything||Herself||Documentary|
|2019||The Sunlit Night||Olyana Gregoriov||Post-production|
|1993||Class of '96||Rachel||Episode: "The Accused"|
|1993–2018||The X-Files||FBI Special Agent Dana Scully|| 218 episodes|
Also writer and director of "all things"
|1996–2002||Hollywood Squares||Herself||5 episodes|
|2005||Bleak House||Lady Dedlock||14 episodes|
|2013–2016||The Fall||DSU Stella Gibson|| 17 episodes|
Also executive producer
|2017||American Gods||Media||4 episodes|
|2019||Sex Education||Jean Milburn||8 episodes|
Besides her work at the film industry, Anderson has also done various activism and charity program.
Gillian Anderson facts and Body Stats
- Birthname: Gillian Leigh Anderson
- Profession: Actress, Writer, Producer, Director, Activist
- Years active: 1986–present
- Height: 1.6 m / 5 feet 3 inch
- Weight: 48 kg
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dyed Blonde
- Body Measurement: 36-25-36
- Instagram followers: 460K
- Twitter followers: 635K