Karen Gillan

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Karen Sheila Gillan
  • Birth Place: Inverness, Scotland
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 1988
  • Profession: Actor
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Karen Gillan Fast Facts:
  • Can play the piano.
  • Got her start in youth theater productions.
  • Attended Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, whose alumni include Doctor Who actors William Hartnell and Bonnie Langford and Doctor Who director Graeme Harper.
  • Played several characters on the sketch-comedy series The Kevin Bishop Show.
  • Portrayed a soothsayer in the 2008 Doctor Who episode "The Fires of Pompeii" before landing the role of the Doctor's companion, Amy Pond.
  • Karen Gillan Relationships:
  • Marie Gillan - Mother
  • John Gillan - Father
  • College:
  • Attended Edinburgh's Telford College, Edinburgh, Scotland; attended Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, London, England

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