Gillan at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International promoting Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
28 November 1987 |
Inverness, Scotland, UK
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, US|
|Alma mater||Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts|
|Relatives||Caitlin Blackwood (cousin)|
I went to Floridita on Wardour Street when I was 18. All I could afford was pumpkin soup and a glass of champagne, but it was worth it.
I have no sense of being famous – you're just working. And then you'll have a random day in London when you'll do some press and it creeps into your awareness that this goes out – that what you do every day goes out to televisions right across the country.
I'd like to make over Marilyn Manson and just dress him really normally to see what he looks like. That'd be really weird!
I wanted to be as authentic as possible because, first of all, Jean Shrimpton is still alive. And, she's interesting enough to be played accurately. I didn't need to add things.
Basically, I always go to vintage shops rather than going shopping for new clothes.
I want to be like Robin Williams, really. It's all the different characters he does, all the different voices.
I really love Alexa Chung's style. I really think she gets it right all the time. I've never seen a picture of her where I didn't love the outfit.
I don't like modeling, but in terms of the places I got to visit, it was great.
Being in 'Doctor Who' has been so amazing. I don't think I will ever have a job quite so fun ever again. I feel sad because I am going to leave, but with any story, it has to come to an end.
I like being involved in interesting and creative things. I'd just rather be involved in creating it, rather than being in it.
I had a lot of alone time with no brothers or sisters running around, or anything. I would just sit and imagine things, all the time.
My own fashion sense has been influenced by 'We'll Take Manhattan.' It's gotten a little better.
I just feel so flattered, because the cosplayers really make sure every detail is there. I don't think I've ever cosplayed a character before, but if I were to, I'd probably go as a Klingon from 'Star Trek.'
I would like to think I'm a good secret-keeper, when it comes to friends. I'm quite loyal like that.
I was one of those weird children that just couldn't talk to people, so I kind of had to make myself be not like that because I knew it was going to hinder me.
How do you create chemistry? If only I knew that! Some people say it's a natural thing that you have with someone, and maybe it is to do with that, but I think you can work on it.
I know what it's like to be a model and go to castings where some people like what they see and others look at you with distaste.
It's good to go with your gut instincts in life. You just should. Even if it doesn't work out, something good will come out of it.
I don't actually do any exercise, which is really bad. But I wear heels a lot. My theory is that it's painful, so it's gotta do something.
The last thing you want to do when you are about to film a scene is think, 'Oh my God, so many people are going to watch this.'
I suppose I am one of life's naturally clumsy people; I don't drop stuff all the time, or break things, but I'm just generally a bit flustered.