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Karen Gillan

Karen Gillan
Photo: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Birth Date

November 28, 1987


33 years old



Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 10 in | 178 cm

Net Worth

$2 Million

Body Measurements

34-26-34 in | 87-66-87 cm


58 kg | 128 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

9 US | 39.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Karen Sheila Gillan was born in Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom, on November 28, 1987, is a Scottish actress.

Young Karen Gillan first started performing during her years of college in school theater productions.

She began her career as a model, at London Fashion Week in 2007.

She got her television debut in detective drama series Rebus (2006) in episode "A Question of Blood", in role as Teri Cotter.

She made her big screen debut in horror thriller film Outcast (2010) in role as Ally.

Her breakthrough performance came as Amy Pond in science fiction television series Doctor Who (2010–2013).

She made her professional stage debut in a play "Inadmissible Evidence" (2011) in role as Shirley, at Donmar Warehouse.

She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Time to Act" (2013) in role as Karen.

New Movies

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2021) superhero in role as Nebula

Gunpowder Milkshake (2021) action thriller in role as Eva, opposite Carla Gugino and Michelle Yeoh

Call of the Wild (2020) live-action CGI-animated adventure in role as Mercedes, with Harrison Ford, Omar Sy and Cara Gee

Avengers: Endgame (2019) superhero in role as Nebula

Stuber (2019) buddy action comedy in role as Sara Morris, opposite Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani

Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) fantasy adventure comedy in role as Ruby Roundhouse, with Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black and Kevin Hart

Spies in Disguise (2019) animated buddy comedy in voice role as Eyes

Best Movies

She played Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies:

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

She portrayed Ruby Roundhouse in fantasy adventure comedy films:

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)

She directed, wrote and starred in lead role as Liusaidh in drama film The Party's Just Beginning (2018).

Oculus (2013) supernatural psychological horror in role as Kaylie Russell

In a Valley of Violence (2016) western with John Travolta, Ethan Hawke and Taissa Farmiga

The Circle (2017) drama Sci-fi opposite Tom Hanks, Emma Watson and John Boyega

Not Another Happy Ending (2013) romantic comedy with Stanley Weber and Freya Mavor

The Big Short (2015) biographical comedy drama in role as Evie

Alex & The List (2018) romantic comedy opposite Patrick Fugit and Jennifer Morrison

All Creatures Here Below (2018) drama in role as Ruby

TV Shows

The Kevin Bishop Show (2008–2009) sketch comedy in various roles

The Well (2009) fantasy thriller TV series in role as Coll

She played Jean Shrimpton in TV drama romance film We'll Take Manhattan (2012).

NTSF:SD:SUV:: (2013) television comedy series in role as Daisy

A Touch of Cloth (2014) television comedy series in role as Kerry Newblood

Selfie (2014) romantic comedy series in role as Eliza Dooley

She portrayed Lily Allsworth in comedy movie 7 Days in Hell (2015), opposite Andy Samberg and Kit Harington.


She studied acting at the Performing Arts Studio Scotland and at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts drama school in London.

She is the only child.

She shaved her head completely bald to play Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy.

Featured in music video for TV on the Radio "Happy Idiot" (2014).

Good friends with American actress Katee Sackhoff.

Huge fan of the situation comedy Community (2009).

Likes to play the piano.

Lives in New York City, U.S.


She dated British photographer Patrick Green (2006-2012).

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