Karen Sheila Gillan is a Scottish actress and director. She is known for the role of Amy Pond, companion to the Eleventh Doctor, in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who.
In film, she has starred as Jane Lockhart in Not Another Happy Ending, Kaylie Russell in the horror film Oculus, and Nebula in the Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy and its sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. She is set to star in the upcoming films Jumanji, The Circle in 2017, Avengers: Infinity War in 2018, and its untitled sequel in 2019. In 2017, she directed her first feature film, The Party's Just Beginning.