STARmeter
Top 500
Down 2 this week

Gemma Arterton


Gemma was born and raised in Gravesend, Kent, UK, the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry Arterton, a welder. Her parents divorced when she was age 5, and so Gemma lived with her younger sister and her mother. Her parents encouraged their children to explore their creative abilities. Gemma's sister, Hannah, liked to sing, whereas ... See full bio »

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 people
created 02 Aug 2011
 
a list of 41 people
created 11 Sep 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 23 people
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 30 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gemma Arterton.

User Polls

1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (30 credits)
 2015 Reds and Grays (pre-production)
Sammy (voice)
 2014 The Duchess of Malfi
The Duchess of Malfi
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV 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
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (36 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Performed in the stage production of "The Duchess of Malfi" in the title role, at the Globe Theatre, London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Seemed really impressed with herself on Conan Arielemc
Wonder Woman gwlankard
Always get confused between her and Naomi Rapace. Awolnation
Gemma as Lara? Pesty4
Seems Hollywood don't know what to do with her! Plodwyn
Her inflated lips are too distracting in Prince of Persia kdmode
Discuss Gemma Arterton on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page