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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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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 »

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Clash of the Titans (1981) was one of her childhood favorites, and even though the script was very different from the original, she was eager to star in the remake. 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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