I look back now and say, ‘Oh, I was a little nuts.' And I think Gillian would say the same. We get it, and forgive."The X-Files returned to a mixed reception from critics and fans but bumper ratings, with a hefty 3.35 million tuning in last Monday night.
The 46-year-old actress previously revealed she was "in a relationship with a girl for a long time when I was in high school" and wants to honour their time together instead of hide it.
With her English accent and background, she was mocked and felt out of place as a teenager in the American Midwest and soon adopted a Midwestern accent.
To this day, she easily shifts between her American and English accents.
Gillian also has two sons with her former boyfriend Mark Griffiths, but their romance ended in 2012.
Aside from film and television, Anderson has taken on the stage and received both awards and critical acclaim.
Her stage work includes Absent Friends (1991) – for which she won a Theatre World Award for Best Newcomer, A Doll's House (2009) – that earned her a Laurence Olivier Award nomination, and a portrayal of Blanche Du Bois in A Streetcar Named Desire (2014, 2016) – for which she won the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress and received her second Laurence Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress.
Anderson is the co-writer of The Earth End Saga novel trilogy and the self-help guide book WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere.
I love London as a city and I feel very comfortable there.
In terms of identity, I'm still a bit baffled." Anderson moved to Los Angeles in 1992, and spent a year auditioning.
To support herself financially during her student years, she worked at the Goose Island Brewpub in Chicago.