GILLIAN Anderson is riding high in her career after receiving praise for her role as Margaret Thatcher in The Crown.
However, behind closed doors The X Files actress is going through a break up from long term boyfriend, Peter Morgan.
Who is Gillian Anderson's ex-boyfriend Peter Morgan?
Peter Julian Robin Morgan, CBE, 57, was born April 10, 1963 is a British screenwriter and playwright who is best known for his work on stage and film and television.
He's known as the playwright behind The Audience and Frost/Nixon and the screenwriter of The Queen (2006), The Damned United (2009), and Rush (2013).
He is also known for writing the television films The Deal (2003), Longford (2006), and The Special Relationship (2009).
He currently serves as the creator and showrunner of the Netflix series The Crown (2016–present).
When did the famous pair meet?
It is not known how the two celebrities met, but started dating in 2016.
However, Gillian revealed they never lived together during their relationships.
Speaking to the Independent she said: “If we did [move in together], that would be the end of us. It works so well as it is, it feels so special when we do come together.”
The former couple worked together on his Netflix show The Crown.
Does Peter Morgan have any children?
Peter married Princess Anna Carolina Schwarzenberg, daughter of Czech politician and nobleman Prince Karel Schwarzenberg, civilly in London on July 28, 1997 and religiously at Murau in Austria on September 6, 1997.
They have five children.
They lived in Battersea, South London until the winter of 2006, when the family moved to Vienna
The couple split in 2014.
Why did the couple break up?
The Daily Mail reports their relationship had "run its course".
They said they split because of busy working schedules and family logistics.
They're said to have remained "great friends" despite putting an end to their romantic relationship.
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