Gillian Anderson separates from partner

Wednesday August 8, 2012

Actress Gillian Anderson has confirmed that she has split from her partner, Mark Griffiths.

The Chicago-born star, best known for her role as special agent Dana Scully in hit TV show The X-Files and its spin-off movies, had been with the businessman since 2006.

Her spokesperson said: "Gillian Anderson and her partner Mark Griffiths have amicably separated after six years together."

They have two young sons together, Oscar, five, and three-year-old Felix.

Gillian also has a 17-year-old daughter, Piper, from her previous marriage to Canadian art director Clyde Klotz.

The 43-year-old is also known for her roles in The Last King of Scotland, Johnny English Returns and TV series Great Expectations.

Photo: © Getty

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