Karen Gillan

Actress / Model (person) / Voice Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Stage Actress / Film Director / Screenwriter | * 11/28/1987 (35) | Inverness, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK))
Karen Sheila Gillan (born 28 November 1987) is a Scottish actress and filmmaker. She gained recognition for her work in British film and television, particularly for playing Amy Pond, a primary companion to the Eleventh Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who (2010–2013), for which she received several awards and nominations. Her early film roles include Ally in the thriller film Outcast (2010) and Jane Lockhart in the romantic comedy film Not Another Happy Ending (2013). She also worked on the stage while in Britain, appearing in John Osborne's play Inadmissible Evidence (2011). Gillan made her transition to Hollywood starring as Kaylie Russell in the horror film Oculus (2013), her first commercial success in the United States, and thereafter played the lead in the ABC sitcom Selfie (2014). She achieved international stardom for portraying Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superher... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Science Fiction

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Movies with Karen Gillan as Actress(48)

as Laura Baines2023 Sleeping Dogs
as Dianna Park2023 Shelly
as Dr. Stevensen2022 Next Exit
as Carol Cobb2022 The Bubble
as Sarah / Sarah's Double2022 Dual
as Self (archive footage)2022 How Did We Get Here?
as Mercedes2020 The Call of the Wild
as Hope2020 The Hoarding
as Morris2019 Stuber
as Eyes (voice)2019 Spies in Disguise
as Ruby Roundhouse2019 Jumanji: The Next Level
as Nebula2019 Avengers: Endgame
as Lily2018 Alex & the List
as Ruby Roundhouse2017 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
as Annie Allerton2017 The Circle
as Self (archive footage)2017 Heroes Manufactured
as Mindy2015 Warning Labels
as Rachel Milligan2015 Conventional
as Evie2015 The Big Short
as Rachel Milligan (segment 'Conventional')2015 Fun Size Horror: Volume Two
as Lily Allsworth2015 7 Days in Hell
as Maeve MacDonough2014 Bound for Greatness
as Kaylie Russell2013 Oculus
as Jane Lockhart2013 Not Another Happy Ending
as herself2013 Doctor Who Explained
as Amy Pond (archive footage)2013 Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor
as Jean Shrimpton2012 We'll Take Manhattan
as Ally2010 Outcast
as Young Girl at Bus Station2008 New Town Killers

TV Shows/Series with Karen Gillan as Actress(22)

as Sara (voice)2021 Calls
as Nebula (voice)2021 What If...?
as herself2019 JablinskiGames
as Eliza Dooley2014 Selfie
as Jessica2013 Emo Dad
as herself2012 TableTop
as Amy Pond2012 Pond Life
as herself2012 Comedy Bang! Bang!
as Kerry Newblood2012 A Touch of Cloth
as Daisy2011 NTSF:SD:SUV::
as Coll2009 The Well
as Holly2008 Harley Street
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as herself2006 The One Show
as Amy Pond2005 Doctor Who
as Soothsayer2005 Doctor Who
as Terry Cotter2000 Rebus

Movies with Karen Gillan as Crew(11)

Directing/Director2020 The Hoarding
Writing/Writer2020 The Hoarding
Directing/Director2018 The Party's Just Beginning
Writing/Screenplay2018 The Party's Just Beginning
Directing/Director2015 Conventional
Writing/Writer2015 Conventional
Directing/Director2015 Fun Size Horror: Volume Two
Writing/Writer2015 Fun Size Horror: Volume Two
Directing/Director2015 Coward
Production/Executive Producer2015 Coward
Writing/Writer2015 Coward

Additional Information

Full Name: Karen Sheila Gillan
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 11/28 1987 (November) in Inverness, Scotland (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 35 years + 309 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN), Scottish English
Educated at: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, Edinburgh's Telford College, Charleston Academy
Other names for Karen Gillan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"카렌 길런"
"Κάρεν Γκίλαν"
"Κάρεν Σίλα Γκίλλαν"
"Karen Sheila Gillan"
Karen Gillan frequently works together with these people:
Paul Kasey (20x, Actor)
Stan Lee (18x, Crew)
James Gunn (15x, Crew)
Matt Smith (15x, Actor)
Nicholas Briggs (12x, Actor)
Steven Moffat (10x, Crew)
Jack Kirby (9x, Crew)
Jim Starlin (9x, Crew)
Chris Pratt (8x, Actor)
Dave Bautista (8x, Actor)
Kevin Feige (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:202, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/29/2023