Karen Gillan is a British actress, screenwriter, director and former model. She is best known for playing the role of Amelia Pond in the long-running British science fiction series, Doctor Who (2010–2013), for which, she won a National Television Award in 2012. She played Eliza Dooley in the American romantic comedy series, Selfie. She has also played prominent roles in the films Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Not Another Happy Ending, and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Before she started acting on television, she worked as a model, premiering at London’s Fashion Week in 2007. Born Karen Sheila Gillan on November 28, 1987 in Inverness, Scotland, she is an only child of John and Marie Gillan. She began acting when she was very young. She studied at Italia Conti academy in London.
Karen Gillan Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 November 1987
Birth Place: Inverness, Scotland, UK
Residence: New York City, USA
Birth Name: Karen Sheila Gillan
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Actress, Model, Director, Screenwriter
Race/Ethnicity: White (Scottish)
Hair Color: Red
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Karen Gillan Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 128 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 58 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-26-34 in (86-66-86 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 26 inches (66 cm)
Hips Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Dress Size: 6 (US)
Karen Gillan Family Details:
Father: Raymond John Gillan (Recording Artist)
Mother: Marie Gillan (Singer)
Others: Caitlin Blackwood (Cousin)
Karen Gillan Education:
Charleston Development Academy
Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Edinburgh’s Telford College
Karen Gillan Facts:
*She was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland.
*She learned to play the piano when she was seven years old.
*She moved to London at age 18 to study at drama school.
*She is a big fan of the situation comedy Community (2009).
*She is good friends with Katee Sackhoff.
*Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.