Posted at 12:34 PM (PDT) on Thursday, October 27, 2011

Gillian Anderson Moves from Timeless Dramas to Broad Comedy
By Jenelle Riley
October 27, 2011

Gillian Anderson has battled alien invaders, faced shadowy conspiracies, and played some of the most memorable women in literature. So, what intimidates her? Watching herself onscreen. "The first time I see something I'm in, it's very hard for me," she admits. "I've got one thing on my mind and one thing only: picking apart my performance."