Gemma Chan


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Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She played Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007); Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat (2011); Mia Bennett in Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars (2009), and Soo Lin in Sherlock: The Blind Banker... See full bio »

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Eternals Sersi
(2021)
Humans Mia / Anita
(2015-2018)
(2020)
Crazy Rich Asians Astrid Young Teo
(2018)

Filmography

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  True Love (pre-production) (rumored)
 2021 Eternals (completed)
Sersi
 2021 Raya and the Last Dragon
Namaari (voice)
 2020 Let Them All Talk
Karen
 2020 Thunderbirds Are Go (TV Series)
Professor Kwark
- Icarus (2020) ... Professor Kwark (voice)
 2019 Intrigo: Dear Agnes
Henny
 2019 I Am... (TV Series)
Hannah
- I Am Hannah (2019) ... Hannah
 2019 Captain Marvel
Minn-Erva
 2019 Mr. Malcolm's List (Short)
Miss Thistlewaite
 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)
Gemma Chan
 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 (TV Mini Series)
Snow White
- Revolting Rhymes Part Two (2016) ... Snow White (voice)
- Revolting Rhymes Part One (2016) ... Snow White (voice)
 2016 Everyday Performance Artists (Short)
Melody
 2015 Families
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 3 (2014) ... Chen Mei
- Episode 2 (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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Personal Details

Other Works:

[September 2008] Made her stage debut in the British premiere of Bertolt Brecht's final play "Turandot" - Hampstead Theatre, London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Instagram | Twitter

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Children:

None

Relatives:

Chan, Helen (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I've heard about productions where it still happens: yellow face, taping up the eyes. It's hard to talk about it in a constructive way. See more »

Trivia:

Was one of three models to reach the final of the first season of Sky One's Project Catwalk, the UK version of Miramax's Project Runway. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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