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Karen Gillan

Karen Gillan

Karen Sheila Gillan was born in Inverness on November 28, 1987 and is a Scottish actress and former model.

She gained notoriety for her role in the Amy Pond in the cult British series Doctor Who.

Life and career Edit source]

Gillan grew up in Inverness, Scotland. Her father Raymond John and mother Marie live in Kinmylies. At the age of sixteen she decided to take acting classes at Edinburgh's Telford College. She later secured a place at the Italia Conti Academy of Theater Arts in London

Gillan had her first role in rebus while she was still studying at the Italia Conti. She also played in The Kevin Bishop Show, Stacked and James Nesbitt's film Outcast. At times she modeled, for example at the 2007 London Fashion Week for Allegra Hicks' fall / winter collection.

From 2010 to 2012, Gillan played the role of Amy Pond - the companion of the eleventh doctor - in the British cult television series Doctor Who. She also speaks her role in the Doctor Who-Computer games. Gillan was in the 2008 Doctor Who-Episode The Fires of Pompeii seen in a supporting role as a fortune teller.

In 2014 she appeared as the cyborg warrior Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy. In the 2017 sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, she took on this role again.

Filmography [edit | Edit source]

Series [edit | Edit source]

  • 2006: Rebus (TV series, 1 episode)
  • 2008-2013: Doctor Who (TV series)
  • 2008: The Kevin Bishop Show (TV series, 12 episodes)
  • 2009: The Well (TV series, 4 episodes)
  • 2013: NTSF: SD: SUV (TV series)
  • 2014: A Touch of Cloth (TV series, 2 episodes)
  • 2014: Selfie (TV series, 13 episodes)

Films [edit | Edit source]

  • 2008: Stacked (TV movie)
  • 2008: New Town Killers
  • 2010: Outcast
  • 2011: We’ll take Manhattan (TV movie)
  • 2013: Not Another Happy Ending
  • 2013: Oculus
  • 2014: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • 2015: The Big Short
  • 2016: In a Valley of Violence
  • 2017: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • 2017: The Circle
  • 2017: Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle(Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle)
  • 2018: Avengers: Infinity War
  • 2018: Alex & the List
  • 2018: All Creatures Here Below
  • 2019: Avengers 4
  • 2019: Jumanji 2: The Next Level
  • 2019: Spies Undercover - A Wild Transformation (Spies in Disguise)
  • 2019: Call of the Wild