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Gillian Anderson

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Gillian Leigh Anderson ( JIL-ee-ən; born August 9, 1968) is an American actress. Her credits include the roles of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the series The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies's film The House of Mirth (2000), DSU Stella Gibson in the BBC/RTÉ 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gillian Anderson has received more than 22,830,732 page views. Her biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Gillian Anderson is the 539th most popular actor (up from 777th in 2019), the 1,007th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,457th in 2019) and the 271st most popular American Actor.

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  • 62.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gillian Anderson ranks 539 out of 9,996Before her are Jessica Tandy, Franco Columbu, Jim Belushi, Kevin Kline, Harriet Andersson, and Gabriel Byrne. After her are Steve Buscemi, Cantinflas, Jeremy Brett, Carole Bouquet, Anne Hathaway, and Michele Placido.

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Among people born in 1968, Gillian Anderson ranks 9Before her are Daniel Craig, Paolo Maldini, Felipe VI of Spain, Hugh Jackman, Mika Häkkinen, and Naomi Watts. After her are Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Didier Deschamps, Marine Le Pen, Guy Ritchie, Davor Šuker, and Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gillian Anderson ranks 1,007 out of 18,182Before her are Kobe Bryant (1978), Jim Belushi (1954), Walter Lippmann (1889), Kevin Kline (1947), Dennis Tito (1940), and Wyatt Earp (1848). After her are Howard H. Aiken (1900), Steve Buscemi (1957), Rosalynn Carter (1927), Alfred Stieglitz (1864), John Mott (1865), and Keith Jarrett (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gillian Anderson ranks 271Before her are Gena Rowlands (1930), Winona Ryder (1971), Elliott Gould (1938), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Jim Belushi (1954), and Kevin Kline (1947). After her are Steve Buscemi (1957), Anne Hathaway (1982), R. Lee Ermey (1944), John Holmes (1944), Jeremy Renner (1971), and Edna Purviance (1895).

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