Karen Gillan Bio, Movies, Age, Family, Husband, Height, Weight, Net Worth

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Karen Gillan Biography

Karen Gillan is a Scottish actress who gained recognition for her work in British film and television, particularly for playing Amy Pond, a primary companion to the Eleventh Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who. Her early film roles included Ally in the thriller film Outcast (2010) and Jane Lockhart in the romantic comedy film Not Another Happy Ending.

When she turned 16, she moved to Edinburgh where she completed an HNC Acting and Performance course at Telford College. After turning 18, she moved to study at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Before her acting career, she worked as a model, premiering at London Fashion Week in 2007.

After her modeling career, she made guest appearances on several television shows, with her first role in an episode of the ITV crime drama Rebus, a role for which she had to drop out of school. She then undertook a 2-year stint as a member of the ensemble cast of the sketch comedy series The Kevin Bishop Show.

Gillan went on to portray Amy Pond, in the British sci-fi series Doctor Who. Most noteworthy, she made her first on-screen appearance as Amy in “The Eleventh Hour” with her cousin Caitlin Blackwood. In 2013, she made her transition to Hollywood starring as Kaylie Russell in the horror film Oculus (2013).

Gillan achieved international recognition for portraying Nebula in Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.

She was praised for her portrayals of Ruby Roundhouse in the action films Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) and Jumanji: The Next Level. Gillan appeared in the comedy film Gunpowder Milkshake (2021) and her double role in the sci-fi thriller film Dual (2022). It is said that she will reprise her role, Nebula in the upcoming films, Thor: Love and Thunder (2022), and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023).

Besides acting, she garnered critical acclaim for her involvement as a writer and director in the drama film The Party’s Just Beginning. Her achievements include an Empire Award, a National Television Award, a Teen Choice Award, and nominations for a British Academy Scotland Film Award, a Critics’ Choice Award, and a Saturn Award. In 2010, she won in the Entertainment category at the Youth Scot Awards.

Karen Gillan Age

How old is Gillan? Gillan is 36 years old as of 2023. She was born on November 28, 1987, in Inverness, Scotland, the United Kingdom. Her birthday is celebrated on November 28 every year and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Gillan is half-English and comes from a Catholic background. However, Gillan says that she was not baptized and does not practice religion.

Karen Gillan Height

Gillan stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 55 kg equivalent to 121 lbs. She has Hazel eyes and Red hair. Her other body measurements are 34-26-34 inches.

Karen Gillan Family

Gillan is the only child of Marie Paterson (mother) and Raymond Gillan (father). Her father is a singer and recording artist.

Karen Gillan Husband

Gillan is currently single and has not shown signs of dating anytime soon. She however dated Partick Green in 2006. Partick is a photographer and visual artist. They dated for 6 years and Partick never proposed to Karen and the relationship never went any further. Gillian has been rumored to have a relationship with Matt Smith a Doctor Who co-star.

The rumors got wilder when Gillan broke up with her long-term boyfriend just months after Matt broke up with his girlfriend. When everyone was busy talking about this rumor, Gillan was seen kissing PhoneShop star, Andrew Brook. However, this infatuation did not last long and Gillan stopped being a party girl and focused on her career.

Karen Gillan’s Net Worth

Gillan has an estimated net worth of $3 Million. Her main source of income is her career as an actress.

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