Birth Name: Karen Sheila Gillan
Place of Birth: Inverness, Scotland
Date of Birth: 28 November, 1987
Ethnicity: Scottish, Irish, English
Karen Gillan is a Scottish actress, model, director, and screenwriter. Her roles include the films Outcast, We’ll Take Manhattan, Not Another Happy Ending, Oculus, Guardians of the Galaxy/the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as Nebula; 7 Days in Hell, The Big Short, In a Valley of Violence, The Circle (2017), Alex & the List, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and its sequel, Jumanji: The Next Level; The Party’s Just Beginning, which she wrote and directed; All Creatures Here Below, Stuber, Spies in Disguise, The Call of the Wild, Gunpowder Milkshake, Dual (2022), The Bubble, and Next Exit, and the series The Kevin Bishop Show, Doctor Who, as Amy Pond; NTSF:SD:SUV::, and Selfie.
Karen was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, the only child of Marie (Paterson) and John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. Her father is from Sunderland, England. Her surname is Irish. She moved to Edinburgh, when she was sixteen. She is married to Nick Kocher, of internet sketch comedy duo BriTANicK.