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Karen Gillan


Karen grew up in Inverness, Scotland and developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at her school, Charleston Academy. At age 16, Karen decided she wanted to pursue her acting career further and, studied under the renowned theatre director Scott Johnston at the ... See full bio »

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 2014 Selfie (TV Series) (pre-production)
Eliza Dooley
- A Little Yelp from My Friends (2014) ... Eliza Dooley
- Pilot (2014) ... Eliza Dooley
 2014/I The List (completed)
Lily
 2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Daisy
- Wreck the Malls (2013) ... Daisy
- U-KO'ed (2013) ... Daisy
- Trading Faces (2013) ... Daisy
- TGI Murder (2013) ... Daisy
 2012 Pond Life (TV Mini-Series short)
Amy Pond
- Part 5 (2012) ... Amy Pond
- Part 4 (2012) ... Amy Pond
- Part 3 (2012) ... Amy Pond
- Part 2 (2012) ... Amy Pond
- Part 1 (2012) ... Amy Pond
 2012 In Love with Coward (TV Series)
Laura
 2012 We'll Take Manhattan (TV Movie)
Jean Shrimpton
 2011 Night and the Doctor (TV Mini-Series short)
Amy Pond
- Good Night (2011) ... Amy Pond
- Bad Night (2011) ... Amy Pond
 2010 Doctor Who: Return to Earth (Video Game)
Amy Pond (voice)
 2010 Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth (Video Game)
Amy Pond (voice)
 2010 Outcast
Ally
 2009 The Well (TV Series)
Coll
- Return to the Well (2009) ... Coll
- A Terrible Evil (2009) ... Coll (uncredited)
- The Hag (2009) ... Coll (uncredited)
- She's Coming (2009) ... Coll
 2008-2009 The Kevin Bishop Show (TV Series)
Various Characters / Various
- Episode #2.6 (2009) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.4 (2009) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... Various Characters
 2008 New Town Killers
Young Girl in Bus Station
 2008 Stacked (TV Movie)
Ginny Turner
 2008 Coming Up (TV Series)
Anna
- Thinspiration (2008) ... Anna
 2008 Harley Street (TV Series)
Holly
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Holly
 2006 Rebus (TV Series)
Teri Cotter
- Question of Blood (2006) ... Teri Cotter
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Stage play: Inadmissable Evidence by John Osborne - playing Shirley - at the Donmar Warehouse, London, UK.

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2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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To be honest, I wasn't really a huge follower of Doctor Who before I got this part. I mean I knew it was huge, but ... I was nothing like my mum, who's a proper diehard Whovian. She's got a Tardis money-bag, and Dalek bubble-bath. But having read the first episode I was utterly smitten, and with the character. Amy's a sassy lady, funny and passionate, and her relationship with the doctor has a ... See more »

Trivia:

Voted Best Actress by readers of "Doctor Who" magazine for her stint on the 2010 season of Doctor Who (2005). See more »

Trademark:

Scottish accent See more »

Nickname:

Kaz

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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