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Karen Gillan

Occupation: Actor

Nationality: British

Born: November 28, 1987 (26)

Karen Gillan is better known for her breakout role as Amy Pond in the hit BBC series Doctor Who.

Before Doctor Who, Gillan was scouted by a modelling agency and worked in fashion designer Allegra Hicks's show at London Fashion Week in 2007.

Gillan made her stage debut in 2011 in the play Inadmissible Evidence and was the lead in the BBC Four drama We'll Take Manhattan as model Jean Shrimpton.

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