Gillian Anderson
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"Gillian Leigh Anderson" is an American actress. After beginning her career in theatre, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as FBI Dana Scully/Special Agent Dana Scully on the American sci-fi horror drama television series The X-Files for nine seasons (1993–2002). Her film work includes The House of Mirth (2000 film)/The House of Mirth (2000), a film version of Edith Wharton's 1905 novel of the same name, the dramas The Mighty Celt (2005) and The Last King of Scotland (film)/The Last King of Scotland (2006), and two X-Files films, the science fiction-thriller The X-Files (film)/The X-Files (1998) and the supernatural fiction-thriller The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008). In 2013, Anderson was cast as serial killer Hannibal Lecter's psychotherapist, Bedelia Du Maurier, on the psychological thriller–horror television series Hannibal (TV series)/Hannibal. That same year, she began starring on the BBC/Netflix crime television series The Fall (TV series)/The Fall. She also starred in the short-lived drama Crisis (TV series)/Crisis, which was cancelled halfway through its first season in 2014.

Anderson has received five Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, winning one, and five Golden Globe Awards nominations with one win.

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