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Gemma Arterton


Gemma was born and raised in Gravesend, Kent, UK. Her parents divorced when she was age 5, and so Gemma lived with her younger sister and her mother. Her father is a welder and her mother a cleaner. They encouraged their children to explore their creative abilities. Gemma's sister, Hannah, liked to sing, whereas Gemma chose acting. During her ... See full bio »

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Made her stage debut as Rosaline in Shakespeare's "Love's Labour's Lost" - Shakespeare's Globe, London (2007). See more »

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on the set of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)]: When [director Mike Newell] first met me for the film he said, 'Oh dear. Can't you do posh?' I thought, 'I can't believe he's asked me that!' So I said (firmly, through gritted teeth), 'Of course I can, I went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic F***ing Art!' See more »

Trivia:

Was born with an extra finger on each hand, a benign condition known as polydactyly, and had the extra digits removed as an infant. The scars from the surgery are virtually unnoticeable today. See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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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
Holy crap, faces really do recycle every generation!! yellowgowild
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