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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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 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)
Gerri
- Tom & Gerri (2014) ... Gerri
 2014 The Voices
Fiona
 2012 Byzantium
Clara
 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)
Poppy
 2008 RocknRolla
June
 2008 A Deal Is a Deal
Frankie Cassidy
 2007 Capturing Mary (TV Movie)
Liza
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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

When you put yourself in these huge popcorn movies you get out there, in the public arena, more than anyone else. But that also means that you're out there to be criticised more than anyone else. With Keira Knightley, she's brave to do her play. Because, for some reason, if you're successful in Britain, people tend not to like you. But if you're a successful woman, and beautiful, in Britain, ... See more »

Trivia:

Gemma's matrilineal great-grandmother, born Jean Specterman, was Jewish (of Polish Jewish descent). The rest of Gemma's ancestry is English, with more distant German and Scottish. See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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Seems Hollywood don't know what to do with her! Plodwyn
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
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