List of Famous people named Gillian
Gillian Leigh Anderson, is an American actress. Her credits include the roles of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the series The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies' film The House of Mirth (2000), DSU Stella Gibson in the BBC crime drama television series The Fall, sex therapist Jean Milburn in the Netflix comedy-drama Sex Education, and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of Netflix drama series The Crown. Among other honors, she has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. She has resided in London since 2002, after earlier years divided between the United Kingdom and the United States.
Gillian MacLaren Jacobs is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Britta Perry on the NBC comedy series Community (2009–2015) and Mickey Dobbs on the Netflix romantic comedy series Love (2016–2018). She had a recurring role as Mimi-Rose Howard on the fourth season of the HBO comedy-drama series Girls (2012–2017) and has appeared in films such as Life Partners (2014), Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015), Don't Think Twice (2016), Brother Nature (2016), Life of the Party (2018), Ibiza (2018), and I Used to Go Here (2020).
Gillian McKeith is a Scottish television presenter, nutritionist and writer. She is the former host in the UK of Channel 4's You Are What You Eat and Granada Television's Dr Gillian McKeith's Feel Fab Forever, and as of 2010 presents Eat Yourself Sexy on the W Network in Canada. She is the author of several books about nutrition, including You Are What You Eat (2004), and Dr Gillian McKeith's Ultimate Health Plan (2006).
Gillian Taylforth is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Kathy Beale on the BBC soap opera EastEnders, and has also appeared as Jackie Pascoe/Webb on ITV's Footballers' Wives (2002–2006), and as Sgt. Nikki Wright in ITV's The Bill (2006–2008). She has also appeared in film during her early career, has presented on ITV's Loose Women and appeared as a celebrity contestant on Strictly Come Dancing in 2008.
Gillian Schieber Flynn is an American writer. Flynn has published three novels, Sharp Objects, Dark Places, and Gone Girl, all three of which have been adapted for film or television. Flynn wrote the adaptations for the 2014 Gone Girl film and the HBO limited series Sharp Objects. She was formerly a television critic for Entertainment Weekly.
Gillian Chung Yan-tung is a British Chinese Hong Kong film actress and singer. She is a member of the Cantopop duo Twins, along with Charlene Choi.
Gillian Elizabeth Robertson is a Canadian mixed martial artist (MMA). She currently competes in the Flyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of March 9, 2021, she is #15 in the UFC women's flyweight rankings.
Gillian Keegan is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Chichester since the 2017 general election. She is the constituency's first female MP. In February 2020 she was appointed as the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills and is the first former apprentice to hold the office.
Gillian May Armstrong is an Australian feature film and documentary director, who specializes in period drama. Her films often feature female perspectives and protagonists.
Gillian Louise Kearney is an English actress best known for her early role as Debbie McGrath in Channel 4's Liverpool-based soap opera Brookside and the spin-off mini-series Damon and Debbie, and for playing Jessica Harrison in the long-running BBC television medical drama series Casualty, as well as Emma Barton in the ITV Yorkshire-based soap opera Emmerdale. The role of Emma Barton gained her recognition because of character's involvement in Emmerdale’s most high-profile storylines during her three-year stint.
Gillian Hills is an English actress and singer. She first came to notice as a teenager in the 1960s in the British films Beat Girl (1960) and Blowup (1966). She also spent a number of years living in France, where she embarked on a singing career as well as starring in a number of French films.
Gillian Alexy is an Australian actress. She is best known for her roles as Tayler Geddes on McLeod's Daughters, Gitta Novak on Damages, and G'Winveer Farrell on Outsiders.
Gillian Vigman is an American actress, comedian, and screenwriter. She is most recognizable for her role as "Jack's Wife" in many Jack in the Box commercials, but is also notable for her membership in the recurring cast of comedians on the sketch comedy series MADtv. She also starred in the ABC comedy Sons & Daughters, and had recurring roles in the sitcoms Suburgatory and New Girl. In 2020, she voiced the character of Dr. T'Ana on the animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks.