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The 15 Sexiest Sci-Fi Women On Television

March 26th, 2014 1:34am EDT
The 15 Sexiest Sci-Fi Women On Television
Sci-fi shows have a lot to offer - intriguing storylines, alien encounters, paranormal activity and, more often than not, beautiful women.

Today's sci fi is no longer geared to just nerds and homebodies. With compelling story threads, many tune in to find out what happens to the characters each week. But having a little eye candy doesn't hurt either.

Who makes our list of the sexiest sci-fi stars on television?

Valerie Stahl (Minka Kelly) from Almost Human (2013-)

FOX's "Almost Human" is a police drama set 35 years in the future, when police officers are partnered with highly evolved h...

Keira Knightley campaigns for women in Afghanistan

March 6th, 2014 9:20pm EST
Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley and Salma Hayek are campaigning for women's rights in Afghanistan.
The actresses are among a number of celebrities who have put their name to a letter which has been sent to UK Prime Minister David Cameron ahead of International Women's Day on March 8, asking him to assure help in the country.
Afghanistan has a fragile political infrastructure, and while its people are embracing great change in 2014 - with elections and the withdrawal of international troops - many are concerned about how women, whose rights have increased a great deal in the last decade, will be treated in...

Gillian Anderson inks sci-fi book deal

January 14th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Gillian Anderson
Former The X-Files star Gillian Anderson has signed a deal to pen a new science-fiction book series.

The actress is returning to the genre that made her famous thanks to publishers at Simon & Schuster, who have a new imprint dedicated to speculative fiction called Simon451.

Along with co-writer Jeff Rovin, Anderson will write and develop a new franchise, titled the EarthEnd Saga. The first book, A Vision of Fire, follows the fortunes of a child psychiatrist who specialises in treating kids who have suffered trauma from natural disasters and war, and meets a girl with unique troubles in th...

Gillian Anderson Poses Topless With A Conger Eel Around Her Neck

December 3rd, 2013 2:20am EST
Gillian Anderson conger eel
Gillian Anderson has posed in a bizarre photo to raise awareness for overfishing. The fomer "X-Files" actress is featured topless with only a giant conger eel wrapped around her shoulders and covering her breasts.

The photo is from the Fishlove campaign, which hopes to ban deep-sea fishing over claims the practice threatens fragile ecosystems. Fishlove hopes to collect 10,000 signatures on a petition to support its initiative.

Anderson isn't the first star who has bared her body with fish. British actor/musician Goldie and actress Olivia Williams have also gotten nude for the campaign.


Naomie Harris, Gillian Anderson Sizzle At Harper's Bazaar Women Of The Year Awards

November 6th, 2013 5:00pm EST
Naomie Harris
It was a star studded evening at the Harper's Bazaar Women Of The Year Awards in London on Tuesday. Naomie Harris ("Skyfall," "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom") looked sultry in a sexy red and black dress with a peek-a-boo decolletage.

She won the award for "British Actress" at the event.

Gillian Anderson won the "Television Icon" award, while Australian Cate Blanchett received the "International Actress" accolade.

Mick Jagger's designer girlfriend L'Wren Scott who claimed the Tastemaker Award, while Colin Firth's wife Livia, picked up the "Green Award" for her environmental efforts in the...

Victoria Beckham, Cate Blanchett & Gillian Anderson are named among women of the year

November 5th, 2013 8:30pm EST
Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham and former The X-Files star Gillian Anderson were among the big winners at the Harper's Bazaar Women Of The Year Awards in London on Tuesday (05Nov13).

Beckham, who took her teenage son Brooklyn to the gala at London's Claridge's Hotel as her date, picked up the Special Contribution to British Fashion award and was clearly thrilled by the honour and the evening.

She tweeted, "Thank u so much @JPicardie and all at Harpers @BazaarUK for my fashion award tonight. A beautiful, chic evening."

Actress Anderson scooped up the Television Icon award, while Australian Cate Blanche...

David Duchovny refused to let Gillian Anderson appear on Californication

October 15th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
David Duchovny
Actor David Duchovny has banned his The X Files co-star Gillian Anderson from landing a guest role on his hit TV series Californication in an effort to preserve the memory of their FBI special agent characters.

The actors, who portrayed Fox Mulder and Dana Scully for nine years on the cult sci-fi show, reunited on Saturday (12Oct13) to discuss The X Files at New York's Paley Center for Media, and during the chat, Anderson revealed she's been repeatedly snubbed by her old pal on Californication, in which Duchovny plays a troubled, womanising writer.

She quipped, "Come on, I could have been...

Gillian Anderson & David Duchovny Reunite At Comic Con, Want Another 'X-Files' Movie

October 14th, 2013 7:00pm EDT
David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson
David Duchovny and his "X-Files" co-star Gillian Anderson reunited at New York Comic Con over the weekend and told fans they're open to making another film about the cult TV series.

"The X-Files" 20th anniversary panel, titled "The Truth Is Here," took place at The Paley Center for Media.

Duchovny, 53, played FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder, while Anderson, 45, played Special Agent Dana Scully on the series. The show ran for nine seasons from 1993 to 2002.

According to the Associated Press, Duchovny expressed his willingness to make a third "X-Files" movie. "Gillian and I want to do it, so ...

Gillian Anderson remembers The X-Files in letter to fans and friends

September 11th, 2013 8:42pm EDT
Gillian Anderson
Actress Gillian Anderson has marked the 20th anniversary of TV hit The X-Files with an open letter to fans of the sci-fi series.

The star, who portrayed FBI agent Dana Scully on the show, has poured out her feelings about the programme that made her a household name.

She writes, "I am so grateful to have been a part of this groundbreaking trajectory and delighted that it still stands up against the high quality programming of today."

Anderson also thanked X-Files creator Chris Carter for casting her and she left a cheeky message for co-star David Duchovny, adding, "...thank you, David, f...

Gillian Anderson grateful for English accent

June 7th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Gillian Anderson
Former The X-Files star Gillian Anderson is grateful for the English accent she once desperately tried to lose because it makes taking on British roles really easy.

The actress was born in Chicago, Illinois but grew up in London, where she was raised from the age of two to 11, before returning to the U.S.

Anderson admits she couldn't shake her accent when she tired of being the "quaint" girl in school and that once upset her, but now she finds it really easy to switch between American and English for film and TV roles.

She tells, "At high school (in America) I had to ma...

Gillian Anderson gives Belfast a tourism boost

May 21st, 2013 8:42pm EDT
Gillian Anderson
Former The X-Files star Gillian Anderson's new TV drama The Fall has turned Belfast into an unlikely tourist mecca for the actress' fans.

Anderson shot the series in Northern Ireland and fell in love with the country, and now it seems her devotees are flocking there to soak up the scenery, lifestyle and people she has been cooing about in interviews.

She tells, "We were taking advantage of what the city has to offer (as we filmed), showing Belfast in its finery as a contemporary city.

"I'm about to go back for a whole month to shoot Our Robot Overlords with Ben Kingsley...

Gillian Anderson Joins The Cast Of 'Hannibal'

December 13th, 2012 9:45am EST
Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson is set to return to TV for the first time in 10 years after landing a role in the new small screen adaptation of Thomas Harris' Hannibal Lecter books.

Mads Mikkelsen will take on the role of the serial killing cannibal in a TV drama prequel to Harris' Red Dragon and The Silence of the Lambs, and Anderson will appear alongside the Danish actor as Lecter's psychiatrist, Dr Bedelia Du Maurier.

Anderson's move back to the small screen comes a decade after The X-Files ended in 2002. She subsequently relocated to England to work in the British TV industry.

Executive produce...

Rep: David Duchovny Not Dating 'X-Files' Co-Star Gillian Anderson

August 10th, 2012 9:01am EDT
David Duchovny
David Duchovny and his former "The X-Files" star Gillian Anderson are not dating, according to a representative for the actor.

A spokesperson for Duchovny has put an end to the rumors, telling, "It is not true."

On Wednesday, gossip website posted an article suggesting Duchovny and Anderson had been "in a serious relationship for some time now." The rumor struck one day after Anderson confirmed her six-year romance with Mark Griffiths had ended.

Last year, Duchovny's wife Tea Leoni left him for the second time. Prior to that, the actor had sought help f...

We Want To Believe: Gillian Anderson And David Duchovny Dating?

August 9th, 2012 3:07pm EDT
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson
Now that Gillian Anderson has broken up with her boyfriend of six years, rumors are circulating that she is seeing her X-Files co-star David Duchovny!

Celeb Dirty Laundry claims to have the scoop. They write, "A source exclusively told CDL that David and Gillian have been in a serious relationship for some time now and she and her children are shacking up with the Californication actor. This is a long time coming for the pair whose chemistry on their hit show was always a source of tabloid conjecture. Gillian and David worked together from 1993 to 2002 and starred in the movie version in 2...

Gillian Anderson Splits From Longtime Boyfriend

August 8th, 2012 8:57am EDT
Gillian Anderson
Actress Gillian Anderson has split from her boyfriend of six years.

A representative for The X-Files star has confirmed the 43 year old's romance with Mark Griffiths is over.

Anderson was previously married to filmmakers Clyde Klotz and Julian Ozanne.

She and Griffiths have two children, Oscar, five, and three-year-old Felix.

The actress also has a 17-year-old daughter from her three-year marriage to Klotz in the mid-1990s.

9 Sexy Bisexual Celebrities

August 1st, 2012 3:00pm EDT
Megan Fox
Bisexuality is hot in Hollywood these days, and more and more stars are opening up about their sexual preferences. A few years ago, Megan Fox said about her girl crush Angelina Jolie, "Every time a relationship ends, I say, 'If I could just be Angelina's girlfriend, I would be so happy!'"

For the record, Fox is currently married to Brian Austin Green, and they are expecting their first baby together. Also for the record, Jolie has swung both ways too.

Most recently, former "X Files" star Gillian Anderson got tongues wagging after revealing to Out magazine this spring that she had been inv...

Gillian Anderson Revealed Lesbian Affairs Following The Death Of Former Girlfriend

July 30th, 2012 8:31am EDT
Gillian Anderson
Actress Gillian Anderson felt compelled to open up about her previous romantic relationships with women after one of her lovers died last year.

The X-Files star revealed to the April issue of Out magazine she was involved in a lesbian love affair for "a long time" during her high school years and also confessed to same-sex flings. Anderson now admits her big reveal was spurred on by her grief after learning a former partner had passed away in 2011.

She tells Britain's The Sunday Times Magazine, "I was talking to Out about gays and choice, and the view that you can just choose not to be ...

Gillian Anderson Says She Was Offered 'Downton Abbey' Role

March 16th, 2012 1:24pm EDT
Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson missed out on the chance to star in Downton Abbey after she was offered a leading role in the popular British period drama.

The X Files star has revealed she was approached by TV bosses to play American aristocrat Lady Cora Crawley in the Emmy-winning TV series, which has become a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.

However, the part eventually went to Elizabeth McGovern.

Anderson tells TV Guide Magazine, "I was actually offered a part in Downton."

Nevertheless, she hopes her role in a TV adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations will be just as popular: "Hop...

Gillian Anderson Opens Up About Her Past Lesbian Relationships

March 14th, 2012 9:09am EDT
Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson has stunned fans by revealing she has had romantic relationships with women.

The 43-year-old former "X Files" actress admits she was involved in a lesbian love affair for "a long time" during her high school years - and she has had several same-sex flings.

Anderson tells the April issue of Out magazine, "I'm old enough that I can talk about that."

But the actress, who has been married twice and who has three kids, always knew she wasn't "100 percent gay."

She adds, "It's possible that my attitude around it came, on some level, from knowing that I still liked boys."

In Case You Missed It: Celebrity Fashion At The 2012 BAFTAs

February 14th, 2012 2:30pm EST
Michelle Williams
The 2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs) were overshadowed on Sunday by the Grammy Awards and the passing of superstar Whitney Houston, but we have some great photos from the event.

Many stars stuck to their favorite hues - black and white - but there were a few colorful celebs in the bunch.

"The Artist" was this year's biggest winner, taking home seven awards: Best Film, Best Actor for star Jean Dujardin, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Original Music and Best Costume Design.

Check out the fashion on the following pages:

Chris H...

'X-Files' Stars Duchovny and Anderson To Reunite For Charity

June 16th, 2011 5:13pm EDT
The X-Files
The X-Files stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will be together again - not for a third movie (yet), but for a charity event in Los Angeles on July 30.

Billed appropriately as "A Conversation with Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny," the event hosted by non-profit IBG Inc. will benefit SA-YES, which focuses its efforts on children and youth in South Africa.

Differing from similar evenings, it will see the pair interviewing each other about their respective careers, as well as taking questions from the audience.

The event begins at 5 PM (venue TBA), with doors opening at 3:30 PM...

Gillian Anderson: 'Communication Is Key To Parenting'

December 6th, 2010 1:34pm EST
Gillian Anderson
Former The X-Files star Gillian Anderson talks to her daughter "non-stop" in a bid to prevent the teen from following in her own rebellious footsteps.

Anderson insists she was a nightmare for her parents to raise after the family moved from London to America when she was just 11 years old, and she feared her own daughter would act out too when they relocated to Britain.

She tells Britain's The Sun, "I had some difficult, rebellious teenage years. When I left high school my classmates voted me Most Likely to be Arrested. Although I was born in America, I regarded London as home. But I th...

Former TV Stars We'd Like To See Back On The Boob Tube

August 31st, 2010 8:06am EDT
JENNIFER ANISTON: Once the sole reason many viewers tuned into "Friends" during the show's heyday in the 90s, Jen made boys swoon and girls run to the salons to get the most sought-after do of the decade, The Rachel. While Aniston has enjoyed some success with movies such as “The Good Girl” and “Along Came Polly”, we like her best on the tube portraying a ditzy, spontaneous character with a rosy romantic outlook.


Oh, George. Why did you go ahead and become such a movie star? Never mind Dr. Dreamy and McSteamy. You will always be our favorite TV doc. Who can forget “ER”? ...

Gillian Anderson Reluctant To Re-Marry

April 14th, 2010 3:00pm EDT
Gillian Anderson
The X-Files star Gillian Anderson is reluctant to marry for a third time - because she doesn't want to ruin her "fantastic" relationship.

The actress divorced Clyde Klotz, the father of her 15-year-old daughter Piper, in 1997, and her three-year union with Julian Ozanne ended in 2007. Anderson started dating current partner Mark Griffiths in 2006 after separating from Ozanne, and the pair has two sons together - three-year-old Oscar and Felix, 18 months.

The 41 year old isn't in any rush to walk down the aisle again, because she doesn't want to destabilize her relationship Griffiths - a...

Fox Bosses Upset About 'X-Files' Porn Parody

August 25th, 2009 9:04am EDT
Movie executives at Twentieth Century Fox have sent bosses of adult film studio New Sensations a cease and desist missive after learning they've completed filming of a sexy new X-Files porn spoof.

The X-Files: A Dark XXX Parody is now in post-production, but the steamy X-rated DVD, which features a stunning Gillian Anderson look-alike, will never be released if film chiefs get their way.

In the letter, a representative from Fox demands that New Sensations change the title of the film and cease using any X-Files trademarks.

Defiant porn bosses insist their intended product does no...

Best Film & TV About Alien Invasions

August 17th, 2009 2:39pm EDT
For centuries human beings have considered the world beyond Earth and wondered if there was life outside of what we know. There have been essays, books, movies, television, and plenty of conspiracy theories about the existence of aliens or extraterrestrial life.

In the past 50 years or so pop culture has been fascinated by this idea and what would happen if the alien nation found its way to our Earth. Would they be like Star Trek, some hostile and some friendly to humankind? Or would they be like Aliens and plan to tear the flesh off our bones?

With ABC bringing back a TV series abo...

'X-Files' Get XXX Rated

August 3rd, 2009 8:36am EDT
The truth is out there - and it's very saucy! X-Files fans who always dreamed of Agents Mulder and Scully getting sexy on the cult sci-fi show and in movie spin-offs are set for a real treat thanks to porn firm New Sensation.

The two crime solvers, played by David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson on TV and the big screen, will feature in new adult film The X-Files - A Dark XXX Parody.

New Sensations bosses are keeping the details and casting of the new film under lock and key - just like an X-Files mystery - but one source tells WENN the adult star cast as Dana Scully is the "spitting...

Movie Remakes & Recastings We Hope To Never See

June 8th, 2009 9:40am EDT
Mary Poppins
In the wake of the current brain-draining drive to remake just about everything Hollywood has ever had to offer, there are some films that are so sacred they should never be touched. This is a blatant retort to the deluge of watered down franchises, remakes, medium changes, etc. It ranges in levels of snark from low to apocalyptic strength.

My frustration with this extremely long trend came to a fever pitch after watching the Obsessed trailer. Anyone even peripherally familiar with Fatal Attraction could easily catch the obvious, racially spurred recasting of a classic film.


Gillian Anderson Set For 'Doctor Who' Cameo

April 23rd, 2009 2:21pm EDT
Gillian Anderson
The X-Files star Gillian Anderson is set to return to her sci-fi roots - British TV bosses are lining her up for a cameo role in Doctor Who.

The 40 year old starred alongside David Duchovny in the cult 1990s show and two subsequent movies in 1998 and last year.

TV executives in the U.K. are reportedly keen to sign Anderson for a special one-off episode of hit show Doctor Who - playing a villain to do battle with the Time Lord in the ultimate sci-fi showdown.

A source tells British newspaper the Daily Express, "Gillian obviously has a massive sci-fi following following and it'...

Celebrity Tattoo Artists Urged To Get Their Sanskrit Right

April 21st, 2009 9:48am EDT
David Beckham
America's leading Hindu scholars are urging top tattoo artists to read up on their Sanskrit after noticing inked text on Rihanna and David Beckham's skin is misspelled.

According to the experts, Beckham's tattoo tribute to his wife Victoria is incorrect - as is one of Rihanna's new spiritual etchings. Acclaimed Hindu statesman Raman Zed says, "We are all for the celebrity interest in Hinduism and our sacred texts, but celebrity tattoo artists worldwide really should undertake some basic training in ancient Sanskrit language and culture to get this right."

Zed insists it mu...

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