There are times when you interview actors, and you suspect they are not so much listening to the questions you ask as waiting for their chance to plug whichever project they’re working on at the moment. (This is also frequently true of most conversations, though non-actors’ projects are typically less glamorous.) Talking to Gillian Anderson is not […]


June 20, 2021 ♦ Articles, Interviews

Gillian Anderson plays the polarizing U.K. Prime Minister with a complicated relationship to Queen Elizabeth on the Netflix drama It’s no surprise Gillian Anderson mastered Margaret Thatcher’s unusual manner of speaking for The Crown – her Golden Globe- and SAG-winning performance started with the U.K. Prime Minister’s mouth… specifically her teeth! In a chat with Elisabeth Moss for Variety Studio: Actors on Actors, Anderson explained […]


June 16, 2021 ♦ Articles, Interviews

The question nags at you: Is Gillian Anderson British or American? Yes, she was born in Chicago, but her family relocated to London shortly thereafter. They came back to the United States before Anderson entered high school, but kept an apartment in England, which they returned to each summer. She trained as an actor at […]