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Bio For: Karen Gillan
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A talented actress, writer and director, KAREN GILLAN (Mercedes) continues to expand her repertoire with dynamic projects.

Most recently, Gillan reprised her starring role as Ruby Roundhouse in Jake Kasdan's "Jumanji: The Next Level," opposite Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black, and lent her voice to Nick Bruno and Troy Quane's "Spies in Disguise" alongside Will Smith and Tom Holland.

In 2020, she will star in Navot Papushado's action thriller "Gunpowder Milkshake" opposite Lena Headey, Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh and Paul Giamatti.

Gillan was also recently seen as Nebula in Joe and Anthony Russo's "Avengers: Endgame," alongside Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson. The blockbuster opened to rave reviews and has become the highest-grossing film of all time. Gillan originated the role on screen in James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy" opposite Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, later appearing in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" and "Avengers: Infinity War."

In 2018, Gillan made her directorial debut with "The Party's Just Beginning," which she also wrote, produced and starred in. The film premiered to rave reviews at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.

Other film credits include Michael Dowse's "Stuber"; James Ponsoldt's "The Circle" with Tom Hanks and Emma Watson; Ti West's "In a Valley of Violence" alongside Ethan Hawke and John Travolta; John McKay's "Not Another Happy Ending"; Adam McKay's best picture Oscar-nominated "The Big Short," alongside Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Steve Carell; Collin Schiffli's "All Creatures Here Below," opposite David Dastmalchian; Harris Goldberg's "Alex & The List" alongside Jennifer Morrison and Patrick Fugit; and the horror/thriller box-office hit "Oculus."

On television, Gillan was featured in three seasons of the BBC's critically acclaimed series "Doctor Who." Gillan appeared as a series regular from the fifth season to midway through the seventh season.

Prior television credits include ABC's "Selfie," HBO's "7 Days in Hell" and BBC's "We'll Take Manhattan." Off screen, Gillan is an avid supporter of the charity Mikeysline, a mobile suicide prevention text service and hotline based in her hometown of Inverness, Scotland.

Movies For: Karen Gillan
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JUMANJI THE NEXT LEVEL (PG-13) On Video: 3/17/2020 At Theaters: 12/13/2019
SPIES IN DISGUISE (PG) On Video: 3/10/2020 At Theaters: 12/25/2019
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (PG-13) On Video: 3/20/2018 At Theaters: 12/22/2017
OCULUS (R) On Video: 8/5/2014 At Theaters: 4/11/2014
THE CALL OF THE WILD (PG) At Theaters: 2/21/2020
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