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Gemma Arterton


Gemma was born and raised in Gravesend, Kent, UK, the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden. Her parents divorced when she was age 5, and so Gemma lived with her younger sister and her mother. Her parents encouraged their children to explore their creative ... See full bio »

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 2015 Reds and Grays (pre-production)
Sammy (voice)
 2014 The Duchess of Malfi
The Duchess of Malfi
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Gerri
- Tom & Gerri (2014) ... Gerri
 2014 The Voices
Fiona
 2012 Byzantium
Clara
 2012 It's Getting Late (Short)
 2011 Astonish Me (Short)
The Guide
 2010 A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures
Shelley (voice)
 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 "The Master Builder" as Hilda Wangel at the Almeida Theatre, London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'd really like the type of career Rachel Weisz has. I have a lot of respect for her: brilliant, intelligent, a witty sort of woman... You know, she'll do a rom-com - not that I ever want to do a rom-com - but then she'll go off and do The Constant Gardener (2005), have a family, and live a quite normal life, it seems. I respect that. See more »

Trivia:

Was in consideration for the role of Natasha Rushman/Black Widow in Iron Man 2 (2010) after Emily Blunt dropped out of the project, but Scarlett Johansson was cast instead. See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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Seems Hollywood don't know what to do with her! Plodwyn
Seemed really impressed with herself on Conan Arielemc
Wonder Woman gwlankard
Always get confused between her and Naomi Rapace. Awolnation
Gemma as Lara? Pesty4
Her inflated lips are too distracting in Prince of Persia kdmode
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