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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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 2018 Summerland (pre-production)
Alice
 2018 Vita and Virginia (post-production)
Vita Sackville-West
  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 Their Finest
Catrin Cole
 2016 Orpheline
Tara
 2016 The History of Love
Alma Mereminski
 2016 The Girl with All the Gifts
Helen Justineau
 2016 100 Streets
Emily
 2016 The Complete Walk: Love's Labour's Lost (Short)
Rosaline
 2016 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series)
Jessica Spencer
- Sport Relief Special (2016) ... Jessica Spencer
 2014 Gemma Bovery
Gemma Bovery
 2014 The Duchess of Malfi (TV Movie)
The Duchess of Malfi
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Gerri
- Tom & Gerri (2014) ... Gerri
 2014 The Voices
Fiona
 2013 Runner Runner
Rebecca Shafran
 2013 Song for Marion: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Elizabeth (uncredited)
 2012 Unfinished Song
Elizabeth
 2012 Byzantium
Clara
 2012 It's Getting Late (Short)
 2011 Astonish Me (Short)
The Guide
 2010 Tamara Drewe
Tamara Drewe
 2009/II Perfect (Short)
Poppy
 2009 Pirate Radio
Desiree
 2008 Quantum of Solace
Strawberry Fields
 2008 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (TV Mini-Series)
Tess Durbeyfield
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Tess Durbeyfield
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Tess Durbeyfield
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Tess Durbeyfield
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Tess Durbeyfield
 2008 Lost in Austen (TV Mini-Series)
Elizabeth Bennet
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Elizabeth Bennet
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Elizabeth Bennet
 2008 RocknRolla
June
 2008 A Deal Is a Deal
Frankie Cassidy
 2007 St. Trinian's
Kelly
 2007 Capturing Mary (TV Movie)
Liza
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Other Works:

Stage play: "Nell Gwynn" - playing title role opposite Michele Dotrice (Nancy), Michael Garner (Thomas Killigrew), Greg Haiste (Edward Kynaston), Anneika Rose (Rose Gwynn), etc. Writer: Jessica Swale. Director: Christopher Luscombe. (Apollo Theatre London) See more »

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6 Interviews | 5 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 7 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:

Married Stefano Catelli in a secret hilltop ceremony in the village of Zuheros in Spain before family and close friends. Arterton wore a cream-colored gown and held a bouquet of white roses (6 June 2010). The photos of her wedding were published by British newspaper Daily Mail. See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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