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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 She Who Brings Gifts (post-production)
Helen Justineau
 2015 Reds and Grays (pre-production)
Sammy (voice)
 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 Mini-Series)
- Tom & Gerri (2014) ... Gerri
 2014 The Voices
 2012 Byzantium
 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)
 2008 RocknRolla
 2008 A Deal Is a Deal
Frankie Cassidy
 2007 Capturing Mary (TV Movie)
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Performed in the stage production of "The Duchess of Malfi" in the title role, at the Globe Theatre, London. See more »

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


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Sometimes it's hard to make action and adventure movies real, because obviously you have limitations with the writing. In Clash of the Titans (2010), I have this line: "I imagine you are sympathetic to this plight." I walked around [on set] going: "Are *you* sympathetic to the plight...?" [laughs] You have to work yourself up to it, a bit like Shakespeare - you really have to *believe* your ... See more »


Was in consideration for the role of Selina Kyle/Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), but Anne Hathaway was cast instead. See more »


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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
Wonder Woman gwlankard
Gemma as Lara? Pesty4
Holy crap, faces really do recycle every generation!! yellowgowild
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