Thursday, August 25, 2011

Doctor Who - Boston Herald: Karen Gillan Interview

Source: Boston Herald [follow link for complete interview]

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DOCTOR WHO - BOSTON HERALD: Actress Karen Gillan delighted to be with ‘Dorctor Who’

By Rick Bentley
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Karen Gillan’s skin color — or the lack of — makes her look like she should be one of the "Twilight" vampires. It could be an illusion as the red-headed actress wears dark glasses and a long black dress to protect her from the harsh Southern California rays.

The Scottish-born Gillan’s ventured into the sun to talk about playing Amy Pond, the latest female traveling companion for the good Doctor (Matt Smith), on the long-running sci-fi series "Doctor Who."

Gillan wasn’t a follower of the series — despite knowing it’s as big in the United Kingdom as Elvis is in America — but she was brought up to speed quickly...


... "My mother is a really, really big fan," Gillan says. "She’s over the moon every day about me being on the show."

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