Gemma Arterton


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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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  37 Heavens (pre-production)
Jackie Kennedy
  Watch the Skies (filming) (voice)
 2023 The Critic (filming)
Nina Land
  Culprits (TV Series) (post-production)
Dianne
- Episode #1.1 ... Dianne
 2022 Funny Woman (TV Series) (post-production)
Barbara Parker / Sophie Straw
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... Barbara Parker / Sophie Straw
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... Barbara Parker / Sophie Straw
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... Barbara Parker / Sophie Straw
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... Barbara Parker / Sophie Straw
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... Barbara Parker / Sophie Straw
 2022 The Amazing Maurice (completed)
Peaches (voice)
 2021-2022 Moley (TV Series)
Mona Lisa
- Paper Moleche (2022)
- Old Coot's Secrets (2022) ... Mona Lisa
- Mona's Monstrous Makeover (2022) ... Mona Lisa
- Lizzie (2022) ... Mona Lisa
- Rally Ho (2022) ... Mona Lisa
 2022 Rogue Agent
Alice Archer
 2021 The King's Man
Polly
 2021 Walden
Stella
 2021/II Bump (Short)
Pearl
 2021 Remember Where You Are (Music Video short)
Lonely Walking Woman
 2020 Black Narcissus (TV Mini Series)
Sister Clodagh
- Episode #1.3 (2020) ... Sister Clodagh
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... Sister Clodagh
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... Sister Clodagh
 2020 Hayley Alien (Short)
Woman on the Bridge
 2020/I Summerland
Alice
 2020 Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre from a State of Isolation (TV Series)
Ellie
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... Ellie
 2019 StarDog and TurboCat
Cassidy (voice)
 2019 Master Moley (Short)
Mona Lisa (voice)
 2019 How to Build a Girl
Maria von Trapp
 2019 My Zoe
Laura Fischer
 2019 Murder Mystery
Grace Ballard
 2018 It's Me, Sugar (Short)
Marilyn Monroe
 2018 Watership Down (TV Mini Series)
Clover
- The Siege (2018) ... Clover (voice)
- The Escape (2018) ... Clover (voice)
- The Raid (2018) ... Clover (voice)
- The Journey (2018) ... Clover (voice)
 2018 Vita & Virginia
Vita Sackville-West
 2018 Leading Lady Parts (TV Short)
Panelist 2
 2018 Urban Myths (TV Series)
Marilyn Monroe
- Marilyn Monroe and Billy Wilder (2018) ... Marilyn Monroe
 2017/II The Escape
Tara
 2016 Bonobo: Kerala (Music Video)
Woman
 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)
Sarah
 2011 Astonish Me (Short)
The Guide
 2010 A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures
Shelly (voice)
 2010 Tamara Drewe
Tamara Drewe
 2009/II Perfect (Short)
Poppy
 2009 The Boat That Rocked
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 / Elisabeth Bennet
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Elizabeth Bennet
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Elisabeth 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Performed in the West End stage production of "Saint Joan" in the title role, alongside Matt Bardock, Richard Cant, Hadley Fraser and Elliot Levey, at the Donmar Warehouse. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Rory Keenan | See more »

Children:

None

Parents:

Heap, Sally-Anne | Arterton, Barry J.

Relatives:

Hannah Arterton (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[2008] [What are your favourite late-night hangouts?] The Bethnal Green Working Men's Club has burlesque and circus nights every month that have a homemade feel I love. And the Pigalle Club in Piccadilly is a great, glam night out. See more »

Trivia:

Gemma's matrilineal great-grandmother, born Jean Specterman, was Jewish (of Polish Jewish descent). The rest of Gemma's ancestry is English, with more distant German and Scottish. See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

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