Karen Gillian Biography

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Karen Gillian

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Date of Birth:
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Karen Gillan
Birth Name Karen Sheila Gillan
Nick Name Karen Gillan
Father Raymond John Gillan
Mother Marie Gillan
Nationality Scottish
Birth Place/City Inverness, United Kingdom
Ethnicity White
Profession Acting, Modeling
Net Worth $50 Million USD
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Red
Body Measurements 32-25-30 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 32
Waist size 25 in
Hip Size 30 in
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 57 kg
Famous for Actress
Awards 5 awards won
Online Presence Yes
Movies Guardians of the Galaxy(2014)
TV Show A Touch of Cloth(2013)

Karen Sheila Gillan is a Scottish actress and also a model who was born on 28th November 1987 in Inverness in Scotland. She is known for her acting in a British science fiction series named Doctor Who as Amy Pond. She is of Scottish accent. She has an energetic personality. She has height about 5 feet 10 inches. Her estimated net worth is about $185 million.

Personal life

She is the only child of Marie Gillan and John Gillan. Her father is a singer and recording artist. She was bought up in Inverness. When she was only seven years old she learned to play piano. She had developed her love for acting in her young age. She had also joined several local youth theatre groups. She had attended Charleston Academy School where she took part in wide range of production of her school. She moved to Edinburgh to complete HNC and Performance course in Telford Collage when she was 16 years old. Then after when she was 18 years old she shifted to London at Italian Conti Academy of Theatre Arts drama school in BA. She also had helped to promote Fashion Targets Breast Cancer in 2011 and also the opening of Squirrel Ward in Great Ormond Street Hospital. She now resides in Los Angeles.

Career : Modelling & Acting

She had studied at Italia Conti and a modeling agency provided her a scout.She had modeled in a party of afamous Nicola Roberts and was shown in an episode of the documentary movie The Passions of Girls Aloud in the year 2008.Howeve, for now she is an actress and has stated that she would not give up acting just to do modeling and also praising her acting career and telling that it was much better than her modeling.

Her television career had started as appearing as guest on various drama series like The Kevin Bishop show where she had played multiple characters as well as actresses like Katy Perry and Angelina Jolie.She has also shown herself up oon a BBC episode.She had acted for a role in Emoive Doctor Who in year 2009.She made her debut on screen by the movie The Eleventh Hour.She had also appeared in Doctor Who’s first season in year 2008 The first of Pompeii.She first appeared on feature film in Inadmissible Evidence in year 2011 .In an interview she had said that she would be doing a Doctor Who series once again.On January 26th 2012 she had acted for a role of supermodel in BBC film named We’ll Take Manhattan.

In 2011 it had become public that she would be doing a movei Another happy ending with Emun Elliott.John McKay had picked her during the production of We’ll Take Manhattan.Her Scottish movie had been premiered at the Edinburgh International Film festival in year 2013.She has also done superb acting in supernatural movie called Oculus going to be released in April 2014.

She had also stated that she had done acting on a TV seires A Touch of Cloth.Her new projects is also a movie The List whose filming has already begun in year 2013.She has been enlisted in the 100 most sexiest women of 2011where she had gained the rank of 36 in the next year from previous year’s rank 42.She has also given her voice for The Royal Bank of Scotland and eHarmony.She has shaved her head for a role in a fiction movie which is to be released in 2014 named Guardians of the Galaxy She had acted in a play named “Time to Act” which was one of the best plays included for benefitting the non profit Urban Arts.


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