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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 29 November 1982London, England, UK
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gemma Chan was born on November 29, 1982 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Humans (2015), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and Submarine (2010).

Trivia (9)

Studied law at Worcester College, Oxford University prior to training as an actress.
Graduated from the Drama Centre London in 2008.
Was one of three models to reach the final of the first season of Sky One's Project Catwalk, the UK version of Miramax's Project Runway.
Worked as a fashion model to fund her drama school training, appearing in campaigns for Nokia and Selfridges & Co and numerous magazines including Elle, Cosmopolitan and the Sunday Times Style.
Classically trained on the violin and piano, attaining the Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music on the violin whilst still at school.
In October 2012 she witnessed a murder of a homeless gentleman outside the Putney Bridge Tube station in West London. She stayed with the gentleman while medics and police were called, but he soon expired. In September 2013 she gave evidence in the trial of the defendant.
Appearing on stage in the British premiere of Bertolt Brecht's final play "Turandot" - Hampstead Theatre, London [October 2008]
Filming as a guest star on the Autumn 2009 special of the BBC's Doctor Who (2005), with David Tennant and Lindsay Duncan. [February 2009]
Filming as a new regular on the fourth season of Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007) with Billie Piper. [August 2010]

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