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Gillian Anderson

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Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson is an award-winning film, television and theatre actress who has achieved global recognition for playing leading roles in The X-Files, The House of Mirth, Hannibal, American Gods and recently Sex Education.

On stage, Gillian won acclaim for her portrayal of Blanche DuBois in an adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic Theatre and is currently in a production of All About Eve at the Noel Coward Theater.

Alongside her impressive achievements on stage and screen, Gillian is a supporter of social and environmental causes and is passionate about human and animal rights.

Women for Women International #SheInspiresMe Auction 2018. Photo: Photo: Oliver Rudkin
Women for Women International #SheInspiresMe Auction 2018. Photo: Oliver Rudkin

#SheInspiresMe Auction 2018

In November 2018, Gillian gave the opening remarks at our #SheInspiresMe Auction reception, hosted by Sotheby’s. She also generously donated two lots to the auction.