Actress Gillian Anderson, best known for her role as Dana Scully in "The X-Files," turns 50 on August 9, 2018. Anderson has won a Golden Globe and an Emmy for her performances. Here are some highlights from her career through the years.
Gillian Anderson, co-star of the hit TV series "The X-Files," makes a brief guest appearance at the start of the Variety Club's 30th Telethon at the Plaza of Nations, on February 10, 1996, in Vancouver. Anderson appealed to "X-Files" fans to support the Variety Club Telethon's efforts to raise money for the special needs children of British Columbia. UPI File Photo
Anderson poses with her Screen Actors Guild Award after winning Best Actress in a Dramatic TV series for her work on "The X-Files" on February 24, 1996 in Santa Monica, Calif. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Anderson arrives at PETA's Party of the Century and Humanitarian Awards at Paramount Studios where Paul McCartney presented the first Linda McCartney Memorial award to actress Pamela Anderson Lee on September 18, 1999 in Los Angeles. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI