Hair is naturally blonde, it was dyed and styled into the famous bob by Malcolm Marsden, who was immortalised as the British MP in the episode "Fire".
Lived in London, England, from age 2 to age 11, then moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she was teased for her English accent.
(December 29 2004) Married her long-term boyfriend Julian Ozanne on Lamu's Shella Island, off the coast of Kenya.
Kept her daughter, Piper, completely hidden from the public until they both appeared in Joan Ostin's book, "Celebrity Moms" and the April 2001 issue of "In Style Magazine".
Went to the Goodman Theater School of Drama at DePaul University in Chicago, where she earned a degree in fine arts. One of her classmates was Nina Siemaszko.
Younger brother suffers from neurofibromatosis and she has done work to encourage government to increase funding for reasearch.
Is an avid art collector. Her collection includes work from such artists as Diane Arbus, Francesco Clemente and Kiki Smith.
At age 38, she gave birth to her second child. Son, Oscar was born in London on November 1, 2006 weighing in at 6 lbs, 8 oz. Oscar was born 3 weeks early and had some health issues, requiring a stay in the NICU. Dad is Gillian's partner Mark Griffiths.
In high school, was voted "Class Clown" and "Most Bizarre Girl".
Chosen by Australian men magazine Zoo weekly as one of the "Top 50 Hottest Babes Ever". (March 2006)
Engaged to photojournalist Julian Ozanne. Wedding was planned for September 2003 during a safari ceremony in Kenya, but was delayed for over a year.
Piper Maru, her daughter, was the inspiration for the title of an "The X Files" (1993) episode introducing the famous black oil in the series.
Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. (1997)
Says her favorite film is Wallace & Gromit in The Wrong Trousers (1993). (1996)
Daughter Piper Anderson born between the filming of episodes 2.6 and 2.8 of "The X Files" (1993). (25 September 1994)
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