Gillian Leigh Anderson (born August 9, 1968) is an American actress. After beginning her career in theatre, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as Special Agent Dana Scully on the American television series The X-Files. In 2006, Anderson was nominated for a British Academy Television Award (BAFTA) for Best Actress and won the Broadcasting Press Guild Television and Radio Award for Best Actress for her role in Bleak House. Anderson also received an Emmy nomination for her performance as Lady Dedlock. She appeared to some acclaim as Miss Havisham in a three-part BBC adaptation of Great Expectations.
Eric Bana (born 9 August 1968) is an Australian film and television actor. He gainied critical recognition in the biopic Chopper (2000). After a decade of roles in Australian TV shows and films, Bana gained Hollywood’s attention in Black Hawk Down (2001), the lead role as Bruce Banner in the Ang Lee directed film Hulk (2003), Hector in the movie Troy (2004), the lead in Steven Spielberg’s Munich (2005), and the villain Nero in the science-fiction film Star Trek (2009).
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