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Gillian Anderson

1968 - Today

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Gillian Leigh Anderson, (born August 9, 1968) is an American actress. Her credits include the roles of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the long-running series The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies' film The House of Mirth (2000), DSU Stella Gibson in the BBC crime drama television series The Fall, sex therapist Jean Milburn in the Netflix comedy-drama Sex Education, and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of Netflix drama series The Crown. Among other honors, she has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gillian Anderson has received more than 15,405,686 page views. Her biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Gillian Anderson is the 779th most popular actor (down from 709th in 2019), the 1,458th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,413th in 2019) and the 388th most popular American Actor.

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  • 15M

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  • 68.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 77

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Gillian Anderson ranks 779 out of 10,030. Before her are Dirk Bogarde, Gary Busey, Lionel Logue, Holland Taylor, Mark Harmon, and Dolores del Río. After her are Jeremy Brett, Norman Reedus, Betty White, Christine Baranski, Patrick Dempsey, and Mistinguett.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1968, Gillian Anderson ranks 18Before her are Didier Deschamps, Timothy McVeigh, Lucy Liu, Davor Šuker, Marine Le Pen, and Kylie Minogue. After her are Fernando Hierro, Tito Vilanova, Owen Wilson, Eric Bana, Josh Brolin, and Brendan Fraser.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gillian Anderson ranks 1,458 out of 15,968. Before her are Gary Busey (1944), Arthur Kornberg (1918), Paul D. Boyer (1918), Jeffery Deaver (1950), Holland Taylor (1943), and Mark Harmon (1951). After her are Edwin S. Porter (1870), Norman Reedus (1969), George Papandreou (1952), Betty White (1922), Gordon Moore (1929), and William Styron (1925).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gillian Anderson ranks 388Before her are Jane Wyman (1917), John Gavin (1931), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Gary Busey (1944), Holland Taylor (1943), and Mark Harmon (1951). After her are Norman Reedus (1969), Betty White (1922), Christine Baranski (1952), Patrick Dempsey (1966), Bob Fosse (1927), and Wade Williams (1961).

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