She appeared in her early teens in a Season Five episode of The X-Files, playing the childhood version of Agent Dana Scully in a series of flashbacks.
She studied studio art at Carleton College.
She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and grew up with two older siblings: Gillian and Aaron. Sadly, her brother Aaron died from neurofibromatosis at age thirty.
Her sister Gillian Anderson famously played Agent Dana Scully on the popular FOX sci-fi television series The X-Files.