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Karen Gillan


Karen was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, the daughter of Marie (Paterson) and John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She 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 ... See full bio »

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 2015 The Devil You Know (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Jane Porter
- Pilot (2015) ... Jane Porter
 2015 Warning Labels (Short)
Mindy
 2015 7 Days in Hell (TV Movie)
Lily
 2014 Bound for Greatness (Short)
Maeve MacDonough
 2014 A Touch of Cloth (TV Series)
Kerry Newblood
- Too Cloth for Comfort: Part Two (2014) ... Kerry Newblood
- Too Cloth for Comfort: Part One (2014) ... Kerry Newblood
 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
 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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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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He's just really unlikely as a hero - which makes him so brilliant, I think, because he's like this mad professor. (On The Doctor) See more »

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Used the code word 'Panic Moon' (an anagram of 'Companion'), when auditioning for the role of the Doctor's assistant/companion. See more »

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Energetic personality See more »

Nickname:

Kaz

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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Nebula TdhD3
The Most Beautiful Woman... dan-willi84
Spider-Man hombredave
I love that she's joined Marvel Samurai_Kenshin
Looks like Geena Davis! sofianna1999
Karen Gillan in Esquire USA's August 2014 issue gary_wildass1987
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