Gillian Anderson Age, Relationships, Height, Net Worth, Wiki, Bio

Quick Info

Full NameGillian Leigh Anderson
Date of Birth8th of August 1968
Age55 years (as of 2023)
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois (USA)
HometownChicago, Illinois (USA)
ProfessionActress, Activist, Writer
Marital StatusDated
Spouse/PartnerPeter Morgan

Early Life and Education

Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of Homer Edward “Ed” Anderson III and Rosemary “Posie” Alyce. Gillian’s mother worked as a computer analyst and her father owned a production house. Tragically, her brother Aaron died due to a brain tumor at the age of 30, and her sister Zoe is transgender.

Gillian has a diverse ethnicity comprising German, Irish, and English roots. She interned at the Grand Rapids Civic Theater & School of Theater Arts and later received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from DePaul University’s Theater School. She also participated in the Theater Programme at Cornell University.

Gillian Anderson giving best wishes to fans


Debut“The X-Files” (1993-2002; 2016-2018)
Notable Works“The Crown”, “The Fall”, “American Gods”, “The Last King of Scotland”, “Viceroy’s House”

Gillian Anderson is widely recognized for her role as FBI Agent Dana Scully in the TV series “The X-Files”. She has earned accolades like the Golden Globe Award and the Star Guild Award. Apart from TV, she made her mark in Hollywood with films like “The Mighty Celt”, “The Last King of Scotland”, and “Shadow Dancer”.

Personal Life

ChildrenPiper Maru, Oscar, Felix
ParentsHomer Edward “Ed” Anderson III, Rosemary “Posie” Alyce
SiblingsZoe, Aaron
HobbiesSupporting NGOs, Charitable events
Favorite ThingsNA

Gillian was first married to Clyde Klotz, with whom she has a daughter named Piper Maru. Later, she was associated with Julian Ozanne and has two sons, Oscar and Felix, with a boyfriend named Mark Griffiths. Currently, she is dating dramatist and screenwriter Peter Morgan.

Gillian Anderson with her new dog Stella

Physical Stats

Body MeasurementsNA
Eye ColorNA
Hair ColorNA

Career Highlights

Gillian Anderson on third episode of What Do I Know
  • Golden Globe Award recipient
  • Star Guild Award winner
  • Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2016
  • Co-founder of South African Youth Education for Sustainability (SAYes)

Net Worth and Assets

Net WorthNA

Social Media Presence



  • NA
Gillian Anderson posing for christmas selfie


  • Gillian Anderson supports numerous NGOs and charitable events.
  • She is the co-founder of South African Youth Education for Sustainability (SAYes).
  • Gillian was honored as the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2016.


Gillian Anderson’s multifaceted career spanning TV, film, and activism is a testament to her talent and commitment. From her iconic role in “The X-Files” to her philanthropic endeavors, she remains an inspiration for many.