‘TV shows didn’t have strong, intelligent, powerful women’ – Gillian Anderson stuns in a red suit as she shares rare tribute to her iconic X-Files character Dana Scully

Gillian Anderson has shared a special message about her breakout role as Dana Scully in The X Files, sharing how the character was ahead of her times – with a wardrobe to match. 

In Netflix’s Life In Transformation franchise, Gillian Anderson, who is currently starring as legendary Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis in Scoop, posted a series of videos and clips from her roles over the years alongside the caption from Netflix ‘From Scully, to sex ed, to scoop — icon @gilliana on who wears the trousers.’ Gillian began the gallery with a powerful tribute to Special Agent Dana Scully, wearing a striking red trouser suit.