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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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2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Quantum of Solace
Quantum of Solace Strawberry Fields
(2008)
The Voices
The Voices Fiona
(2014)

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 2018/I Summerland (pre-production)
Alice
  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)
 2019 Watch the Skies (filming) (voice)
 2018 My Zoe (filming)
 2018 Vita and Virginia (post-production)
Vita Sackville-West
 2018 Urban Myths (TV Series)
Marilyn Monroe
- Marilyn Monroe and Billy Wilder (2018) ... Marilyn Monroe
 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:

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)
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Personal Quote:

[on pressure from studio executives on Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)] They sent me to a personal trainer, wanted to get my teeth done, hair extensions, make me look like somebody else. And that's fine I had the tan, I had the hair, I went to the gym. I became the thing they wanted me to be for the part. But I don't agree with what they think is beautiful because it's not me. Unless ... See more »

Trivia:

Beat out 1500 other actresses for her role in Quantum of Solace (2008). See more »

Trademark:

Her unique speaking voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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