Karen Gillan

Karen Gillan (born 28 November 1987) is a Scottish actress, director, and screenwriter from Inverness, Scotland. She played the role of Amy Pond, companion to the Eleventh Doctor, in the BBC One science fiction series Doctor Who (2010–2013). In film, she portrayed Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019), and also played Ruby Roundhouse in the box-office hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017). In 2018, she released her first feature film as writer and director, titled The Party's Just Beginning. Description above from the Wikipedia article Karen Gillan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

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Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gunn
CAST:  Chris Pratt  •  Dave Bautista  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Michael Rooker

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gunn
CAST:  Chris Pratt  •  Dave Bautista  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Michael Rooker

Oculus (2014)

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A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Flanagan
CAST:  Katee Sackhoff  •  Karen Gillan  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Rory Cochrane

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Flanagan
CAST:  Katee Sackhoff  •  Karen Gillan  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Rory Cochrane

Not Another Happy Ending (2013)

When a struggling publisher discovers his only successful author is blocked, he knows he has to unblock her or he's finished. With her newfound success, she's become too damn happy and she can't write when she's happy. The only trouble is, the worse he makes her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Stanley Weber  •  Iain De Caestecker  •  Henry Ian Cusick

When a struggling publisher discovers his only successful author is blocked, he knows he has to unblock her or he's finished. With her newfound success, she's become too damn happy and she can't write when she's happy. The only trouble is, the worse he makes her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Stanley Weber  •  Iain De Caestecker  •  Henry Ian Cusick

We'll Take Manhattan (2012)

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We’ll Take Manhattan explores the explosive love affair between Sixties supermodel, Jean Shrimpton, and photographer, David Bailey. Focusing on a wild and unpredictable 1962 Vogue photo shoot in New York, the drama brings to life the story of two young people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Helen McCrory  •  Frances Barber

We’ll Take Manhattan explores the explosive love affair between Sixties supermodel, Jean Shrimpton, and photographer, David Bailey. Focusing on a wild and unpredictable 1962 Vogue photo shoot in New York, the drama brings to life the story of two young people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McKay
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Helen McCrory  •  Frances Barber

Outcast (2010)

When Mary and her teenage son, Fergal, move to yet another new home, it soon becomes clear they live their lives on the run, hiding from someone or something, terrified of being found. Their hunter, Cathal, soon picks up the trail. Intent on tracking Mary and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colm McCarthy
CAST:  Therese Bradley  •  James Nesbitt  •  Niall Bruton  •  Claire Catterson

When Mary and her teenage son, Fergal, move to yet another new home, it soon becomes clear they live their lives on the run, hiding from someone or something, terrified of being found. Their hunter, Cathal, soon picks up the trail. Intent on tracking Mary and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colm McCarthy
CAST:  Therese Bradley  •  James Nesbitt  •  Niall Bruton  •  Claire Catterson

New Town Killers (2008)

Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12 hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their next target is Sean Macdonald a parentless teenager who lives with his sister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Jobson
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Alastair Mackenzie  •  James Anthony Pearson  •  Liz White

Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12 hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their next target is Sean Macdonald a parentless teenager who lives with his sister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Jobson
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Alastair Mackenzie  •  James Anthony Pearson  •  Liz White

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Chris Pratt  •  Brie Larson  •  Robert Downey Jr.

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Chris Pratt  •  Brie Larson  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Josh Brolin  •  Samuel L. Jackson

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Josh Brolin  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gunn
CAST:  Chris Pratt  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Dave Bautista  •  Bradley Cooper

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gunn
CAST:  Chris Pratt  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Dave Bautista  •  Bradley Cooper

Bound for Greatness (2014)

Darren, who lives with Aspergers, has gone throughout his life not truly connecting with anyone. Seeking the comforting sounds of crashing waves one blustery day, he happens upon a girl nursing a broken bird. She needs him…  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gadd
CAST:  Keir O'Donnell  •  Karen Gillan  •  Tim Kang  •  Hayden Michael Cruz Haas

Darren, who lives with Aspergers, has gone throughout his life not truly connecting with anyone. Seeking the comforting sounds of crashing waves one blustery day, he happens upon a girl nursing a broken bird. She needs him…  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gadd
CAST:  Keir O'Donnell  •  Karen Gillan  •  Tim Kang  •  Hayden Michael Cruz Haas

In a Valley of Violence (2016)

The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ti West
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  James Ransone  •  Karen Gillan

The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ti West
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  James Ransone  •  Karen Gillan

The Big Short (2015)

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Steve Carell  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Brad Pitt

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Steve Carell  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Brad Pitt

Conventional (2015)

A horror film actress deals with her fall from stardom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karen Gillan
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Matthew Cardarople  •  James Ransone  •  Lara Sebastian

A horror film actress deals with her fall from stardom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karen Gillan
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Matthew Cardarople  •  James Ransone  •  Lara Sebastian

Fun Size Horror: Volume Two (2015)

A collection of gut-twisting and nerve-shredding tales, all Frankstein’d together to form a feature-length monster of the best and bloodiest in short-film horror.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karen Gillan  •  Patrick Rea  •  Mark Alan Miller  •  Michael May  •  Andrew Wesman  •  Ned Ehrbar  •  Vivian Lin  •  Peter Wu  •  Taylor Phillips  •  Zeke Pinheiro  •  Stephen Boyer
CAST:  Michael May  •  Karen Gillan  •  Diva Zappa  •  Mali Elfman

A collection of gut-twisting and nerve-shredding tales, all Frankstein’d together to form a feature-length monster of the best and bloodiest in short-film horror.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karen Gillan  •  Patrick Rea  •  Mark Alan Miller  •  Michael May  •  Andrew Wesman  •  Ned Ehrbar  •  Vivian Lin  •  Peter Wu  •  Taylor Phillips  •  Zeke Pinheiro  •  Stephen Boyer
CAST:  Michael May  •  Karen Gillan  •  Diva Zappa  •  Mali Elfman

7 Days in Hell (2015)

A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jake Szymanski
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Kit Harington  •  Jon Hamm  •  Michael Sheen

A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jake Szymanski
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Kit Harington  •  Jon Hamm  •  Michael Sheen

Warning Labels (2015)

Two workers for the Center For Disease Control meet for drinks, only to discover that love is the most hazardous thing of all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Morrison
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Josh Lawson  •  Rose McIver  •  Eric Christian Olsen

Two workers for the Center For Disease Control meet for drinks, only to discover that love is the most hazardous thing of all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Morrison
CAST:  Karen Gillan  •  Josh Lawson  •  Rose McIver  •  Eric Christian Olsen

Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor (2013)

Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe's deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars. And amongst them, the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Payne
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Jenna Coleman  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Karen Gillan

Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe's deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars. And amongst them, the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Payne
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Jenna Coleman  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Karen Gillan

Doctor Who: The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe (2011)

It's Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home. He promises to repay her kindness - all she has to do is make a wish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farren Blackburn
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Karen Gillan  •  Arthur Darvill  •  Claire Skinner

It's Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home. He promises to repay her kindness - all she has to do is make a wish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farren Blackburn
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Karen Gillan  •  Arthur Darvill  •  Claire Skinner

Doctor Who: Space/Time (2011)

A special two-part mini episode where the Doctor, Amy, and Rory find themselves in trouble when the TARDIS materializes inside of itself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Senior
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Karen Gillan  •  Arthur Darvill

A special two-part mini episode where the Doctor, Amy, and Rory find themselves in trouble when the TARDIS materializes inside of itself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Senior
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Karen Gillan  •  Arthur Darvill

Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol (2010)

Amy Pond and Rory Williams are trapped on a crashing space liner, and the only way the Eleventh Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser. But is Kazran Sardick, the richest man in Sardicktown, beyond redemption? And what is lurking in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Toby Haynes
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Karen Gillan  •  Arthur Darvill  •  Michael Gambon

Amy Pond and Rory Williams are trapped on a crashing space liner, and the only way the Eleventh Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser. But is Kazran Sardick, the richest man in Sardicktown, beyond redemption? And what is lurking in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Toby Haynes
CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Karen Gillan  •  Arthur Darvill  •  Michael Gambon
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