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The Style Files of Gillian Anderson


Gillian Anderson

From the original The X-Files to The Fall, the television star has enjoyed a long career in the spotlight. Here, her best looks from 1986 till today.

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At the New York Film Festival in 1995, newcomer Gillian Anderson seemed to intuit that someday orange would be the new black.

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In 1996, Anderson—still a freshman on the red carpet— was nominated for her first Emmy award.

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At the Golden Globe Awards in 1997, Anderson hit the carpet in a plunging nude number accessorized with arm-candy and boyfriend David Duchovny. The combo was as winning as her performance—she left with her first Golden Globe.

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Later that year, Anderson swept her second win at the Emmy Awards—her train growing with her star status.

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Anderson vamped it up in 1998—hoping to snatch her second win in a row at the Golden Globes. While she didn’t go home with the prize, her pointed neckline left a lasting impression.

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Her structured neckline made a comeback at the 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards—where the actress hoped to pick up an award for The X Files. Her matching jewelry was a refined addition to the look.

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After almost a decade on the air, Anderson switched up her hair 2003—opting for a golden hue. In this chocolate turtleneck she looked decidedly more Annie Hall than Rita Hayworth.

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By 2008, the red head was back to her natural color. A mother-to-be, Anderson sheathed her baby bump in a capped navy dress that set off her fiery locks.

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Refining her style with age—Anderson opted for some show-stopping earrings when dressing up a simple black gown in 2011.

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With three shows on air, Anderson has returned to center stage as a platinum bombshell—arriving at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards earlier this summer in a caped gown. Can you says modern day superwoman?

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