Karen Gillan (born November 28, 1987) is a Scottish actress and former model, who is best known for her portrayal as Amy Pond in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who from 2010 to 2012 and Ruby Roundhouse as one of the avatars in the 2017 film Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle.

For Disney, she portrayed Nebula in the 2014 Marvel film, Guardians of the Galaxy, and reprised her role in the 2017 sequel, in Avengers: Infinity War and in The Avengers 4.

Disney Role



  • It was rumored that Karen Gillan was going to play Angela, a sword-wielding bounty hunter, also from the Guardians of the Galaxy comics. However, she instead plays the evil cyborg Nebula.
  • To prepare for the role of Nebula, Karen Gillan shaved her head.