Caption: Still of Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill in Doctor Who (2005)
Actress, Director, Writer
Born: November 28, 1987
Star sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Known for: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Oculus (2013), Doctor Who (2005), Not Another Happy Ending (2013)
Karen was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, the daughter of Marie (Paterson) and John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at her school, Charleston Academy. At age 16, Karen decided she wanted to ...