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Karen Gillan is a Actor British born on 28 november 1987 at Inverness (United-kingdom)

Karen Gillan

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Birth name Karen Sheila Gillan
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 28 november 1987 (30 years) at Inverness (United-kingdom)

Karen Sheila Gillan (born 28 November 1987) is a Scottish actress, director, and former model. She is known for the role of Amy Pond in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who (2010–13). In film, she has starred as Jane Lockhart in Not Another Happy Ending (2013), Kaylie Russell in the horror film Oculus (2013), and Nebula in the Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).


In 2011, Gillan helped promote Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC) and the opening of Squirrel Ward in Great Ormond Street Hospital. During a 2012 interview on The Late Late Show, she stated that she had relocated to the US to star in the film Oculus and confirmed that she now lives in Los Angeles, California.

She has stated that, though her family is Catholic, she was never baptized and does not practise any religion, instead agreeing with the statement that, "we're just minuscule dots in the vast cosmic emptiness of the universe".

Usually with

James Gunn
James Gunn
(2 films)
Stan Lee
Stan Lee
(2 films)
Ti West
Ti West
(1 films)
Tyler Bates
Tyler Bates
(2 films)
Gyula Pados
Gyula Pados
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Karen Gillan (13 films)

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Directed by James Gunn
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, David Bautista, Benicio del Toro
Roles Nebula
Rating76% 3.8488953.8488953.8488953.8488953.848895
Avec en toile de fond l’Awesome Mixtape #2, Les Gardiens de la Galaxie Vol. 2 poursuit les aventures de l’équipe alors qu’ils traversent les confins du cosmos. Les Gardiens doivent se battre pour que leur nouvelle famille reste ensemble tandis qu’ils cherchent à percer le mystère de la véritable filiation de Star-Lord. De vieux ennemis deviennent de nouveaux alliés et des personnages appréciés des fans, issus des comics, viennent en aide à nos héros alors que l’Univers Cinématographique Marvel continue de se développer.
The Circle
The Circle (2017)

Directed by James Ponsoldt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller
Actors Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Patton Oswalt, Bill Paxton
Roles Annie Allerton
Rating53% 2.6515752.6515752.6515752.6515752.651575
Une étudiante récemment diplômée est engagée par une grande firme nommée The Circle et dirigée par un homme charismatique, Kalden.
Jumanji (2017)

Directed by Jake Kasdan
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Jeu
Actors Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Rhys Darby
Roles Ruby Roundhouse
Rating71% 3.587243.587243.587243.587243.58724
Reboot du film de 1995
In a Valley of Violence, 3h20
Directed by Ti West
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Western
Actors Ethan Hawke, John Travolta, Taissa Farmiga, Karen Gillan, James Ransone, Burn Gorman
Roles Ellen
Rating59% 2.9989252.9989252.9989252.9989252.998925
A drifter named Paul (Ethan Hawke) arrives in a small town, seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne (Taissa Farmiga) and Ellen (Karen Gillan), who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.
The Big Short, 2h10
Directed by Adam McKay
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Melissa Leo, Karen Gillan
Roles Evie
Rating77% 3.896963.896963.896963.896963.89696
Wall Street. 2005. Profitant de l’aveuglement généralisé des grosses banques, des medias et du gouvernement, quatre outsiders anticipent l’explosion de la bulle financière et mettent au point… le casse du siècle ! Michael Burry, Steve Eisman, Greg Lippmann et Ben Hockett : des personnages visionnaires et hors du commun qui vont parier contre les banques … et tenter de rafler la mise !
Guardians of the Galaxy, 2h1
Directed by James Gunn
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Films about terrorism, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Comedy science fiction films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, David Bautista, Michael Rooker, Damion Poitier, Lee Pace
Roles Nebula
Rating80% 4.0485054.0485054.0485054.0485054.048505
In 1988, following his mother's death, a young Peter Quill is abducted from Earth by the Ravagers, a group of space pirates led by Yondu Udonta. Twenty-six years later on the planet Morag, Quill steals an orb, after which Korath, a subordinate to the fanatical Kree, Ronan, intercepts him. Although Quill escapes with the orb, Yondu discovers his theft and issues a bounty for his capture, while Ronan sends the assassin Gamora after the orb.
Oculus (2013)
, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about children, Ghost films
Actors Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane, Brenton Thwaites, James Lafferty, Miguel Sandoval
Roles Kaylie Russell
Rating64% 3.248683.248683.248683.248683.24868
The film takes place in two different times: the present and 11 years earlier. The two plotlines are told in parallel through flashbacks. In 2002, software engineer Alan Russell moves into a new house with his wife Marie, 10-year-old son Tim, and 12-year-old daughter Kaylie. Alan purchases an antique mirror to decorate his office. Unknown to them, the mirror is malevolent and supernaturally induces hallucinations in both adults; Marie is haunted by visions of her own body decaying, while Alan is seduced by a ghostly woman named Marisol, who has mirrors in place of eyes.
Not Another Happy Ending, 1h42
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Karen Gillan, Stanley Weber, Iain De Caestecker, Henry Ian Cusick, Freya Mavor, Amy Manson
Roles Jane Lockhart
Rating63% 3.1503153.1503153.1503153.1503153.150315
Tom Duvall, the editor of a struggling publishing company, discovers that his only successful author, Jane Lockhart, cannot write when happy. Due to her recent success, she is left unable to write and he is stuck. He is forced to make her incredibly unhappy. The thing is, the worse he makes her feel, the more he realizes he's in love with her.
Outcast (2010)

Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Actors James Nesbitt, Kate Dickie, James Cosmo, Karen Gillan, Ian Whyte, Ciarán McMenamin
Roles Ally
Rating54% 2.704642.704642.704642.704642.70464
Cathal (James Nesbitt) is a killer who is pursuing his former lover Mary (Kate Dickie). Mary, a woman who comes from an ancient and magical Celtic race, and her son Fergal (Niall Bruton) hide in an outlying district of Edinburgh and use magic to protect themselves, but Cathal is determined to outsmart them. Local residents begin to die at the hands of an unknown force, but is Cathal the killer, or is he trying to destroy the beast?
New Town Killers, 1h37
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Dougray Scott, Alastair Mackenzie, Charles Mnene, Shelley Conn, Liz White, Rodd Christensen
Roles Young Girl at Bus Station
Rating57% 2.8531152.8531152.8531152.8531152.853115
Two private bankers, Alistair (Scott) and Jamie (Mackenzie), who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12-hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their next target is Sean Macdonald (Pearson) a parentless teenager who lives with his sister on a housing estate on the outskirts of Edinburgh. She's in debt, he's going nowhere fast. Sean agrees to play for cash. He soon realises he's walked into 12 hours of hell where survival is the name of the game.
Stacked (2008)
, 30minutes
Origin United-kingdom
Actors Karen Gillan, Jack McElhone
Roles Ginny Turner
Rating65% 3.270213.270213.270213.270213.27021
Stacked follows the adventures of three teenage sisters, Ginny (Karen Gillan), Tallulah (Rebecca Reid), and Shona Turner (Eleanor Bird), and their passage into the world of fashion. Their father (Mark Bazeley) is the writer of a popular men's magazine, Stacked.