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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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 2016 The Girl with All the Gifts (post-production)
Helen Justineau
 2016 A Hundred Streets (completed)
Emily
 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
 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 | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

The first scene she shot for Quantum of Solace (2008) was the love scene with Daniel Craig. See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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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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