An online nickname for Gillian Anderson and words written on the outside
of the Piper Maru is also Drop Dead Red.
Gillian Anderson plays the computer's voice in the computer game Hellbender.
Gillian Anderson said she would have become a marine biologist if she was
not an actress.
Anderson actually put a cricket in her mouth (but did not swallow) during
the filming of Humbug.
than a week before the shooting of One Breath Gillian had undergone
a cesarean section.
an inside joke alluding to Gillian Anderson's real-life pregnancy, Scully
is seen buying pickles and ice cream in the supermarket scene in Duane
Anderson discussed her loss of privacy and fear of X-Files fans in the magazine
Gillian Anderson was in Washington, D.C in 1996, petitioning Congress to
provide funds to support research for Neurofibromatosis, which her brother
Anderson is allergic to cats (which made for a lot of fun while filming
the cat-infested climax to "Teso Dos Bichos").
Anderson narrated the Discovery Channel's Spies Above, an absorbing and
undeniably rare look inside the classified world of spy surveillance and
information-gathering from space.
Anderson described the series' shooting schedule to the Los Angeles Times
as "a death sentence".
Gillian Anderson is the oldest of three children.
father, Edward, attended the prestigious London Film Schoo.
In her youth Anderson wore a ring in her nose and dyed her hair blue, purple
While she struggled to support herself as an actress Anderson worked as
After replacing Mary-Louise Parker who abandoned the play to take a role
in the movie Grand Canyon two weeks into rehearsal, Anderson won a Theatre
World Award for her performance in the off-Broadway production of Absent
ultimately settled in Hollywood after she became involved with another actor
in the play The Philanthropist, followed him to the West Coast, and eventually
moved in with him.
swore she would never work in television, but after being out of work for
almost a year she began auditioning. Her first TV role was Fox's Class of
X-Files was the only pilot for which she auditioned in 1993. She
learned that she had landed The X-Files part the same day her final unemployment
Williams (aka Mr. X) owned the condominium she leased when she relocated
to Vancouver for the long, arduous months of filming The X-Files.
daughter, Piper, was delivered by cesarean section on September 25, 1994,
two days overdue.
toook 10 days of maternity leave before returning to work on the series.
father, Edward, runs a movie postproduction company and her mother, Rosemary,
is a computer analyst.
her skeptical X-Files character, she has "a basic belief in the paranormal."
Native American told Anderson and her husband that their house in Vancouver
was haunted by "souls in unrest". He eventually cleansed the house with
an Indian purification ritual.
and her husband married by a Buddhist priest at the 17th hole of a Hawaiian