Quote from a Guardian piece about Gillian Anderson, of The Fall, the X-Files etc:
Anderson was born in Chicago, but her parents moved to London when she was two and she lived in the north London borough of Haringey until she was 11, while her father studied film. The family later moved back to the US and settled in Michigan. Anderson – who had been a bit of a punk at school and was once voted “most likely to get arrested” by her classmates – moved to New York to try to make it as an actor.
London, though, remained a draw (she speaks with an English accent). “Even after moving to America, I always had a yearning for England,” she said in an interview last year. “I’d come back and smell the hedgerows; it always felt like some part of my insides were being pulled back here.”