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Gemma Arterton Biography

Gemma Arterton (born 02.02.1986)
Gemma Arterton is an English actress best known for appearing in 'St Trinian's', 'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' and 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters'.

Gemma Arterton: Childhood
Gemma Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent. Her parents are Sally-Anne Heap, a cleaner, and Barry Arterton, a welder but they divorced when she was aged 5.
She was born with polydactyly, a condition in which the sufferer has extra fingers of toes, and subsequently had an operation to remove the anomaly digits.
She grew up on a council estate in Gravesend and attended Gravesend Grammar School for Girls. She won a prize for best actress when her first school play was entered into a competition.
She attended the Miskin Theatre School in Dartford when she was 16 and won a grant to enrol at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Gemma Arterton: Acting career
Gemma Arterton appeared in BBC drama 'Capturing Mary' in 2007 and made her film debut as Head Girl Kelly Jones in the 2007 re-make of 'St Trinian's' with Rupert Everett and Colin Firth.
In 2008, she played Bond Girl Strawberry Fields in 'Quantum of Solace' opposite Daniel Craig and later had a leading role in the BBC Thomas Hardy adaption of 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles'. She also appeared in ITV's 'Lost in Austen'.
In 2009, she appeared in the gritty thriller 'The Disappearance of Alice Creed' as a kidnapper's hostage.
In 2010, she appeared in the West End production 'The Little Dog Laughed'. The same year saw her appear in 'Clash of the Titans' opposite Sam Worthington and 'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' with Jake Gyllenhaal.
In 2013, she played a leading role in 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters' alongside Jeremy Renner.

Gemma Arterton: Other career ventures
Gemma Arterton was the face of Avon's Bond Girl 007 fragrance in 2008.

Gemma Arterton: Personal life
Gemma Arterton married Stefano Catelli in Spain. However, the couple are now separated.
She currently lives in London.

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The Latest Gemma Arterton News

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English actress Gemma Arterton is set to take on the lead role in a West End musical adaptation of the...

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