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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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2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Summerland (pre-production)
Alice
  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Clover
- Episode #1.4 ... Clover (voice)
- Episode #1.3 ... Clover (voice)
- Episode #1.2 ... Clover (voice)
- Episode #1.1 ... Clover (voice)
 2017/II The Escape
Tara
 2016 Orpheline
Tara
 2016 The Complete Walk: Love's Labour's Lost (Short)
Rosaline
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Gerri
- Tom & Gerri (2014) ... Gerri
 2014 The Voices
Fiona
 2013 Song for Marion: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Elizabeth (uncredited)
 2012 Byzantium
Clara
 2012 It's Getting Late (Short)
 2011 Astonish Me (Short)
The Guide
 2009/II Perfect (Short)
Poppy
 2008 RocknRolla
June
 2007 Capturing Mary (TV Movie)
Liza
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Other Works:

Performed in the stage production of "The Master Builder" as Hilda Wangel at the Almeida Theatre, London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 5 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the set of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)]: When [director Mike Newell] first met me for the film he said, 'Oh dear. Can't you do posh?' I thought, 'I can't believe he's asked me that!' So I said (firmly, through gritted teeth), 'Of course I can, I went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic F***ing Art!' See more »

Trivia:

Played the title role in two film adaptations of Posy Simmonds' graphic novels: Tamara Drewe (2010) (a modern re-imagining of Thomas Hardy's Far From the Madding Crowd) and Gemma Bovery (2014) (a modern re-imagining of Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary). See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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