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Gemma Arterton


Gemma Christina Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, where she was raised. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden. Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived with her younger sister and her mother. Her parents... See full bio »

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 2016 Orpheline (completed)
 2016 The Girl with All the Gifts (completed)
Helen Justineau
  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Clover
- Episode #1.4 ... Clover
- Episode #1.3 ... Clover
- Episode #1.2 ... Clover
- Episode #1.1 ... Clover
 2016 A Hundred Streets
Emily
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Gerri
- Tom & Gerri (2014) ... Gerri
 2014 The Voices
Fiona
 2013 Song for Marion: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Elizabeth (uncredited)
 2012 Byzantium
Clara
 2012 It's Getting Late (Short)
 2011 Astonish Me (Short)
The Guide
 2009/II Perfect (Short)
Poppy
 2008 RocknRolla
June
 2008 A Deal Is a Deal
Frankie Cassidy
 2007 Capturing Mary (TV Movie)
Liza
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Other Works:

Performed in the stage production of "Made in Dagenham" as Rita O'Grady, alongside Adrian Der Gregorian, at the Adelphi Theatre, London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 3 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

On making The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009): I wanted something that was getting down and dirty, and really not about how you look. I wanted to be, like, f***ing hair and make-up everywhere, just not giving a f***! And yes, I get tied up, beaten, and there's nudity. All the things that made people go, 'You should not do this!' But I put my foot down. See more »

Trivia:

Beat out 1500 other actresses for her role in Quantum of Solace (2008). See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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Happy birthday Gemma PaulH71
Seems Hollywood don't know what to do with her! Plodwyn
Seemed really impressed with herself on Conan Arielemc
Always get confused between her and Naomi Rapace. Awolnation
Holy crap, faces really do recycle every generation!! yellowgowild
Her inflated lips are too distracting in Prince of Persia kdmode
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