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Gemma Chan


Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She portrays Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl; Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat; Mia Bennett in the BBC's Doctor Who "The Waters of Mars" and Soo Lin in Sherlock. She also appeared in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Humans Mia / Anita
(2015-2018)
Captain Marvel Minn-Erva
(2019)
Mary Queen of Scots Bess of Hardwick
(2018)
Crazy Rich Asians Astrid Young Teo
(2018)

Filmography

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 2019 Captain Marvel
Minn-Erva
 2019 Mr. Malcolm's List (Short)
 2018 Watership Down (TV Mini-Series)
Dewdrop
- The Siege (2018) ... Dewdrop (voice)
- The Escape (2018) ... Dewdrop (voice)
- The Raid (2018) ... Dewdrop (voice)
- The Journey (2018) ... Dewdrop (voice)
 2018 Mary Queen of Scots
Bess of Hardwick
 2018 London Fields
Petronella
 2018 Crazy Rich Asians
Astrid Young Teo
 2018 Leading Lady Parts (TV Short)
 2015-2018 Humans (TV Series)
Mia / Anita
- Episode #3.8 (2018) ... Mia
- Episode #3.7 (2018) ... Mia
- Episode #3.6 (2018) ... Mia
- Episode #3.5 (2018) ... Mia
- Episode #3.4 (2018) ... Mia
 2017 Stratton
Aggy
 2016 Revolting Rhymes Part Two (TV Movie)
Snow White (voice)
 2016 Revolting Rhymes Part One (TV Short)
Snow White (voice)
 2016 Everyday Performance Artists (Short)
Melody
 2015 Belles familles
Chen-Lin
 2015 Brotherhood (TV Series)
Miss Pemberton
- Pregnant (2015) ... Miss Pemberton
- Birthday (2015) ... Miss Pemberton
- School (2015) ... Miss Pemberton
 2014 The Game (TV Mini-Series)
Chen Mei
- Episode Three (2014) ... Chen Mei
- Episode Two (2014) ... Chen Mei
 2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Amy Chang
 2013 The Double
'The Replicator' - Glamourous Judge
 2013 Dates (TV Series)
Erica
- Erica & Callum (2013) ... Erica
- Erica & Kate (2013) ... Erica
 2013 Shetland (TV Series)
Hattie James
- Red Bones: Part 2 (2013) ... Hattie James
- Red Bones: Part 1 (2013) ... Hattie James
 2013 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Jennifer Cheung
- A Deadly Storm (2013) ... Jennifer Cheung
 2012 Vengar (Short)
Diana
 2012 Bedlam (TV Series)
Kiera
- Reunion (2012) ... Kiera
- Dare (2012) ... Kiera
- Jude (2012) ... Kiera
- Unfaithful (2012) ... Kiera
- Pool of Tears (2012) ... Kiera
 2012 True Love (TV Mini-Series)
Kathy
- Adrian (2012) ... Kathy
 2011 Fresh Meat (TV Series)
Ruth
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Ruth
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Ruth
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Ruth
 2011 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series)
Charlotte
- Episode #4.8 (2011) ... Charlotte
- Episode #4.6 (2011) ... Charlotte
- Episode #4.5 (2011) ... Charlotte
- Episode #4.4 (2011) ... Charlotte
- Episode #4.2 (2011) ... Charlotte
 2010 Submarine
Kim-Lin
 2010 Sherlock (TV Series)
Soo Lin Yao
- The Blind Banker (2010) ... Soo Lin Yao
 2010 The IT Crowd (TV Series)
Female Sulu / Ivana
- Reynholm vs Reynholm (2010) ... Female Sulu
- The Final Countdown (2010) ... Ivana
 2010 Shanghai
Shin Shin
 2010 Pimp
Bo
 2009 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Mia Bennett
- The Waters of Mars (2009) ... Mia Bennett
 2009 Exam
Chinese Girl
 2009 Cell: Season 2 (Video)
Isabella
 2008 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Video short)
Sun-Lynn
 2006 When Evil Calls (TV Mini-Series)
Molly Nelson
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Molly Nelson
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Molly Nelson
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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As a means to an end, modelling was good, but I had to distance myself from it when I started working as an actress, because even though I wasn't high-profile, I found in my first write-ups that I'd be referred to as 'model Gemma Chan.' See more »

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Would like to learn Spanish. See more »

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Sagittarius

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