Karen Gillan

1987 - Today

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Karen Sheila Gillan (; born 28 November 1987) is a Scottish actress. She 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 (2010–2013), for which she received several awards and nominations. Her early film roles include Ally in the thriller film Outcast (2010) and Jane Lockhart in 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 19,431,417 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Karen Gillan is the 5,107th most popular actor (down from 4,901st in 2019), the 3,920th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,892nd in 2019) and the 623rd most popular Actor.

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  • 19M

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  • 44.99

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  • 48

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  • 3.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Karen Gillan ranks 5,107 out of 9,996Before her are Chad Everett, Jesse Williams, Kamal Haasan, Guy Madison, Peggy Wood, and Geoffrey Holder. After her are Josephine Crowell, Samantha Mathis, Efren Reyes, Tiffani Thiessen, Freida Pinto, and Elle Fanning.

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Among people born in 1987, Karen Gillan ranks 82Before her are Lee Seung-gi, Jang Keun-suk, Afrojack, Ed Westwick, Kesha, and Seydou Doumbia. After her are Gary Medel, Moon Geun-young, Wiz Khalifa, Carolina Kostner, Ashley Greene, and Mauro Zárate.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Karen Gillan ranks 3,920 out of 7,765Before her are Frank Dillane (1991), Simon Fuller (1960), Gary McKinnon (1966), Simon Gallup (1960), James Wilson (1805), and Charles Robert Cockerell (1788). After her are Jimmy Hogan (1882), Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey (1768), Brandon Carter (1942), George Grote (1794), Charles Winslow (1888), and Jonathan Stroud (1970).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Karen Gillan ranks 623Before her are Ed Westwick (1987), Pauline Collins (1940), Henry Daniell (1894), Antonia Thomas (1986), James Robertson Justice (1907), and Frank Dillane (1991). After her are Virginia McKenna (1931), Alice Eve (1982), Dexter Fletcher (1966), Brian Aherne (1902), Dev Patel (1990), and Jayne Atkinson (1959).

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