Karen Gillan

1987 - Today

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Karen Sheila Gillan (; born 28 November 1987) is a Scottish actress and filmmaker. She first began acting with guest roles on television, before receiving recognition for portraying Amy Pond, a primary companion to the Eleventh Doctor, in the BBC One series Doctor Who (2010–2013), for which she received critical acclaim, and she received several awards and nominations, including winning a National Television Award. Gillan's early film roles include the horror film Outcast (2010) and the romantic comedy film Not Another Happy Ending (2013). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karen Gillan has received more than 15,268,625 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Karen Gillan is the 4,905th most popular actor (down from 3,191st in 2019), the 3,901st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,805th in 2019) and the 622nd most popular British Actor.

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  • 45

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  • 2.88

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  • 5.13

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Among actors, Karen Gillan ranks 4,905 out of 10,030. Before her are Ben Stein, Keri Russell, Brenda Joyce, Alley Mills, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Neville Brand. After her are Miguel Herrán, Neil Hamilton, Adam Goldberg, Rachel Griffiths, Danay García, and Cathy Moriarty.

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Among people born in 1987, Karen Gillan ranks 82Before her are Liu Yifei, Nordin Amrabat, Shay Mitchell, Lee Seung-gi, Kagney Linn Karter, and Antonio Candreva. After her are Marcelo, Eder, Chiara Ferragni, Tyler Hoechlin, Eljero Elia, and LiSA.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Karen Gillan ranks 3,901 out of 6,924. Before her are Bill Moggridge (1943), Barnes Wallis (1887), Justin Welby (1956), Michael Portillo (1953), Daniel Sturridge (1989), and Beth Gibbons (1965). After her are John Bercow (1963), Steve Hogarth (1956), William Thomas Blanford (1832), John Marston (1576), Nevile Henderson (1882), and John Prescott (1938).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Karen Gillan ranks 622Before her are Peter Davison (1951), Roy Kinnear (1934), John Barrowman (1967), Molly Peters (1942), Rita Tushingham (1942), and James Nesbitt (1965). After her are Marianne Jean-Baptiste (1967), Jayne Atkinson (1959), Vivien Merchant (1929), Kelly Reilly (1977), Charlie Cox (1982), and James Frain (1968).

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