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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. She is of English, Polish Jewish (from her matrilineal great-grandmother), and distant German and Scottish, ancestry. Her ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Girl with All the Gifts (post-production)
Helen Justineau
 2014 The Duchess of Malfi (TV Movie)
The Duchess of Malfi
 2014 The Mysterious Mr Webster (TV Movie)
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
 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:

Stage play: "Nell Gwynn" - playing title role opposite Michele Dotrice (Nancy), Michael Garner (Thomas Killigrew), Greg Haiste (Edward Kynaston), Anneika Rose (Rose Gwynn), etc. Writer: Jessica Swale. Director: Christopher Luscombe. (Apollo Theatre London) See more »

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


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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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When you put yourself in these huge popcorn movies you get out there, in the public arena, more than anyone else. But that also means that you're out there to be criticised more than anyone else. With Keira Knightley, she's brave to do her play. Because, for some reason, if you're successful in Britain, people tend not to like you. But if you're a successful woman, and beautiful, in Britain, ... See more »

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Lost to Hayley Atwell for the role of Peggy Carter in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). 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
Wonder Woman gwlankard
Always get confused between her and Naomi Rapace. Awolnation
Holy crap, faces really do recycle every generation!! yellowgowild
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