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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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On one of the [2009] movies, I'd just done this big comedy scene, and all they said was, 'You need to work on your arms!' Hey, when you've had 12 fingers, everything else looks OK from here. And I said, 'But what about the acting?' And they said, 'Don't worry about the acting, worry about your arms!' I just wanted to say, 'Screw you all! I'd rather do a play!' See more »

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She has a younger sister called Hannah (b. 1989). 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
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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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