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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. Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived with her younger sister and her mother. Her parents... See full bio »

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 2017/II The Escape (filming)
  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
- Episode #1.4 ... Clover (voice)
- Episode #1.3 ... Clover (voice)
- Episode #1.2 ... Clover (voice)
- Episode #1.1 ... Clover (voice)
 2016 Orphan
 2016 The History of Love
Alma Mereminski
 2016 100 Streets
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
- Tom & Gerri (2014) ... Gerri
 2014 The Voices
 2013 Song for Marion: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Elizabeth (uncredited)
 2012 Byzantium
 2012 It's Getting Late (Short)
 2011 Astonish Me (Short)
The Guide
 2009/II Perfect (Short)
 2008 RocknRolla
 2008 A Deal Is a Deal
Frankie Cassidy
 2007 Capturing Mary (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Performed in the stage production of "Made in Dagenham" as Rita O'Grady, alongside Adrian Der Gregorian, at the Adelphi Theatre, London. See more »

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6 Interviews | 3 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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The minute anyone says, 'Oh my God! You're so amazing!' I just have to go, 'Shut up! Please!' I am normal. I have just one rule - don't believe the hype! See more »


A lifelong fan of karaoke, Gemma once worked as a singer in a south London 'gangster bar' where she was frequently instructed to sing "My Heart Will Go On" whenever things got out of hand with the rowdy patrons. See more »


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Happy birthday Gemma PaulH71
Seems Hollywood don't know what to do with her! Plodwyn
Seemed really impressed with herself on Conan Arielemc
Always get confused between her and Naomi Rapace. Awolnation
Holy crap, faces really do recycle every generation!! yellowgowild
Her inflated lips are too distracting in Prince of Persia kdmode
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