One of Scottish favorite actress, Karen Gillan is certainly a bundle of talent with her intriguing characters.
Gillan came to limelight for her role in Amy Pond and had received numerous accolades.
Karen Gillan Profile
- Full Name: Karen Sheila Gillan
- Date of Birth (Age): November 28, 1987
- Place of Birth: Inverness, Scotland
- Nationality: Scottish, British
- Occupation: Actress, filmmaker
- Height: 5 feet 11 in
- Weight: 58kg
Karen Gillan is an award winning Scottish actress and movie producer born on November 28, 1987.
Karen was born in Inverness, Scotland to Marie and Raymond Gillan.
She is from a catholic background. She moved to Edinburgh where she completed an HNC and Acting performance course at Telford College at the age of 16.
She also moved to London at the age of 18 to study at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.
Gillan started her career as a model before she delved into acting.
She began with making guest appearances on several television shows with her first role being in an episode of ITV crime drama “Rebus”.
She rose to fame for her roles in Amy Pond, a primary companion to the Eleventh Doctor and in the BBC One series Doctor Who.
Ever since she came to limelight, she has starred in other numerous films such as; The Big Short, The Circle. Bound for Greatness, Warning Labels and so on.
Below are the films Gillan has appeared in:
- Not Another Happy Ending
- The Big Short
- Ina Valley of Violence
- Warning Labels
- Guardians of the Galaxy
- Alex & the List
- Avengers: Infinity War
- The Hoarding
- Jumanji: The Next Level
- The Call of the Wild
Here are some of her appearances on the TV:
- Coming Up
- A Touch of Cloth
- Doctor Who
- Harley Street
- The Devil You Know
- 7 Days in Hell
- Emo Dad
- Robot Chicken
Karen Gillan is said to be single, having previously dated the likes of Patrick Green and Andrew Brooke.
Awards & Nominations
Gillan is a talented actress with several awards. some of the m include:
- Best Actress at Cosmopolitan’s Ultimate Women of the Year Awards (2010)
- Best Actress at SFX Awards (2010)
- Scotland Fashion Icon at Scottish Fashion Awards (2012)
- Best Actress in a short film (Bound for Greatness) at IFS Film Festival (2015)
- Best Female Actor in a Leading Role at DTLA Film Festival (2018)
She has also got nominations such as:
- Best Supporting Actress at Saturn Awards (2019)
- Best Ensemble at Central Ohio Film Critics Association (2014)
- Best Cast at Phoenix Film Critics Society (2014)
karen Gillan is one of the most influential Scottish actress with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Social Media Profile
- Instagram @karengillan
- Twitter @karengillan