Mandip Gill is a British actress well-known for her role as Phoebe McQueen in the long-running drama-romance Hollyoaks (2012-2015). She also made headlines after being cast for the 11th season of Doctor Who (2017).
Along with her career in the entertainment industry, Mandip has also given remarkable performances in Doctors (2016), Love, Lies, and Records (2017), and The Flood (2019).
For her exclaiming performance, she was even awarded the ‘Elliot Gonzalez’s ITalkTelly Award’ in the category of ‘Best Newcomer’ in 2018 and several other honors.
TV Show- Doctor Who!
Mandip got cast as Yasmin Khan for season 11 of the adventure family drama Doctor Who—she made her first debut from the episode 'The Woman Who Fell to Earth,' which was aired on 7 October 2018.
In the series, she plays as the companion of the Thirteenth Doctor played by Jodie Whittaker (first-ever female Doctor in the series) and a junior police officer at Hallamshire Police Station. She plays a Muslim character of Pakistani descent.
Her parents in the series were mother Naia Khan (played by Shobna Gulati), father Hakim Khan (acted by Ravin J Ganatra). Also, Bhavnisha Parmar portrayed the role of her on-screen sister Sonya Khan.
In the adventurous courses of the series, Mandip meets the doctor when she goes to investigate an unidentified object in Peaks outside Sheffield and stories start unfolding from the moment.
Mandip Gill with her fellow Doctor Who cast Jodie Whittaker (October 2019) (Source: Mandip’s Instagram)
Doctor Who supporting cast are from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, so it presents diversity on television.
Is Mandip Married?
Doctor Who's Mandip Gill love life is somewhat a mystery to her fans. She was single in the year 2013.
Inspecting her social media, she can be seen poking fun on the topic of marriage and husband. On her tweet on 2 August 2015, Mandip poked fun at herself, saying that while grandma was already married at the age of 14, she couldn't even get a male to look in her direction in her 20's.
Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole played the Doctor’s new companions as Yasmin and Ryan. They were rumored to have on-screen romance in the show. Both of the actors have previously worked in Hollyoaks, and the chemistry was certainly between the pair when they started filming.
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Mandip possesses the Asian ethnicity and is of Indian descent. Her parents got married on 15 August 1976.
Her family encouraged her to act from a young age; when she was young, she used to perform in front of her family and would receive 50 pence for her every performance, whether it was mime or singing.
In the family, she has a brother, a football player Danny Gill and a sister Sharan K. Gill.
Bio, Age & Height
Mandip was born on 5 January 1988 in England. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire, in Preston, Lancashire with BA Hons Acting in 2009.
Talking about her body measurements, she stands at the height of 1.65m (5 feet 5 inches) and weighs approximately around 58kg.
Engrossing Facts About Mandip:
- Mandip is represented by Creative Artists Management and jane Hollowood Associates.
- Her birth name (real name) is Mandip Kaur Gill.
- Mandip's first theatrical film debut was in The Flood (2019) and TV debut was in Hollyoaks (2012).
- After Hollyoaks, she was hoping to do comedy; she also starred in comedy-series Cuckoo forThe Holiday episode in 2016.
- She has done brand endorsements for Este Couture, Cara Shoes, Giovanni Raspini, Lucy Choi London and Trousseau Jewels.
- Mandip has over 108K followers on her Instagram and more than 92.3K followers on her Twitter account.
- Mandip's mom and dad exceeded 37 years of married relationship on 15 August 2013.