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At least SHE'S ginger.


Describe Karen Gillan here.

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"Funny, clever, gorgeous and sexy. Or Scottish, which is the quick way of saying it."
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That'll do just fine.

A Scottish actress, who you'd probably never heard of before 2011, unless you watched The Kevin Bishop Show.

You've probably heard of her now, though — she plays Amy Pond, the first companion of Matt Smith's Eleventh Doctor in Doctor Who, having previously appeared as a soothsayer in an earlier story, "The Fires of Pompeii".

Not related to Ian Gillan of Deep Purple. And no, she's not Felicia Day's long-lost twin sister.

The fans gave her a very warm welcome.

Accompanied by Arthur Darvill, Karen was one of the longest running single companions since the start of NuWho, a title she later lost to her replacement as Who‍'‍s leading lady, Jenna Coleman, staying on for the totality of Series 5 and 6 before Amy Pond was retired from the show halfway through Series 7, though she did make an unexpected cameo in Matt Smith's final episode "The Time of the Doctor".

Since leaving Doctor Who, she went on to even greater international fame when she was cast as Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


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