Karen Sheila Gillan
Date of Birth: 11/28/1987
Place of birth: Inverness
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Author: Eugene Tantsurina
Karen Gillan (Karen Gillan, full name - Karen Sheila Gillan) was born in 1987 in the Scottish city of Inverness (Inverness, Scotland), in the family of Mary Gillan (Marie Gillan) and Raymond John Gillan (Raymond John Gillan). From an early age the girl studied at Academy of Charleston (Charleston Academy), but at the age of 16 years, Karen decided to transfer to the Edinburgh College (Edinburgh Telford College), where she studied acting craft. After just a year, Gillan won a place at the Academy of Theatre Arts Italia Conti in London, England (London, England).
It is known that Karen was also closely linked to the business model: for example, she took part in the Fashion Week in London (London Fashion Week) in 2007, the year in the fashion show of designer Allegra Hicks (Allegra Hicks).
Gillan first appeared on screens in 2006, the year in the detective series `Rebus` (Rebus). a year later, she started acting in the show `The Kevin Bishop Show`, where, in most cases, played supporting roles. Comic shoubystro gaining popularity, thanks to the sparkling humor and abundance of invited celebrities, among whom were Katy Perry (Katy Perry) and Angelina Jolie (Angelina Jolie).
In the period from 2008 to 2010, the year Karen often appear on television, but none of the roles and not brought her wide popularity; among the transmissions from its participation of that period were `Doctor Who - The Fires of Pompeii`,` Harley Street` and `Stacked`.
In 2010, the year she took the lead role in the TV series `The Well`, which was engaged in translation BBC Two channel.
At the beginning of 2009 to Karen received a proposal to participate in the filming of the popular TV series `Doctor Who`. Debut Gillan as Amy Pond (Amy Pond) was held August 3, 2010-year. Recently, the Internet came the news that a woman appears on the cover of `Doctor Who Magazine` in 2011, the year.
It is known that Karen has to actress cousin Caitlin Blackwood (Caitlin Blackwood), which also once participated in the filming of the series `Doctor Who`.