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Our photographer: Can you smile for the camera, Gillian?
GA: I don’t smile.
Our photographer: Can you look impish?
GA: I can do impish.
CW: You do impish but you don’t smile?
GA: [Laughing] Yes. Do you know what’s funny? Sometimes I’ll see photographs of myself in the early days of The X-Files, and I think that my attitude towards the whole thing was very similar to Kristen Stewart’s. There’s a very similar look in my eye: slightly defiant, slightly bored. All I ever got was: “Smile! Smile!” when I didn’t want to smile. And I really wish that somebody at that time had told me: “You know that it’s OK to be who you really are.”
— Gillian Anderson on Feminism, Being Asked to Smile, & Not Feeling Sorry For Men, TheMarySue.com