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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 »

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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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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 »

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Featured in Empire Magazine's "The Hot List" as one of the biggest upcoming stars in the 2010's. Other people on the list were Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Marion Cotillard, Mia Wasikowska and Clash of the Titans (2010) co-star Sam Worthington. See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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Seemed really impressed with herself on Conan Arielemc
Gemma as Lara? Pesty4
Wonder Woman gwlankard
Always get confused between her and Naomi Rapace. Awolnation
Her inflated lips are too distracting in Prince of Persia kdmode
Holy crap, faces really do recycle every generation!! yellowgowild
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