Gemma Arterton Biography
Gemma Arterton born as Gemma Christina Arterton is an English actress best known for her role in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace in 2008 in which she won an Empire Award for Best Newcomer.
She began her career in the comedy film St Trinian’s in 2007. Since then, she has appeared in many films including the title star of the film, The Disappearance of Alice Creed in 2009, Clash of the Titans in 2010, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time in 2010, Byzantium in 2013, in the film Their Finest in 2017, and many others
Gemma Arterton Age
Gemma was born on 2 February 1986 in Gravesend, United Kingdom. She is 33 years old as of 2019.
Gemma Arterton Family
She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (née Heap), a cleaner, and Barry Arterton, a welder. Her matrilineal great-grandmother was a German Jewish concert violinist. She has a sister actress Hannah Arterton
Gemma Arterton Husband |Gemma Arterton Divorce |Gemma Arterton Boyfriend
She has been married once and had several relationships before and after marriage. She was married to Italian businessman Stefano Catelli. The couple married on 5 June 2010 in a private ceremony in Zuheros, Spain. The couple separated in early 2013 and their divorce was finalized in August 2015.
Before her marriage, she dated John Nolan in 2007 and separated after 18 months. She then met Spanish stuntman Eduardo Munoz in 2008 on the set of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. The couple lived together in a flat in London and split up after six months. She then met Franklin Ohanessian, a French film assistant director on the set of The Voices in 2013 and separated in 2016. She is now single.
Gemma Arterton Height | Gemma Arterton Measurements | Gemma Arterton Weight
Height: 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
Weight: 68 kg or 150 lbs
Measurements: 34-28-37 in or 86-71-94 cm
Dress Size: 8 (US) or 40 (EU)
Gemma Arterton Movies | Gemma Arterton Películas
2018 Vita and Virginia
2017 The Escape
2016 100 Streets
2016 The Girl with All the Gifts
2016 The History of Love
2016 Their Finest
2014 The Voices
2014 Gemma Bovery
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
2013 Runner Runner
2012 Song for Marion
2010 Clash of the Titans
2010 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
2010 Tamara Drewe
2010 A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures
2009 The Boat That Rocked
2009 The Disappearance of Alice Creed
2009 St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold
2008 Three and Out
2008 Quantum of Solace
2007 St Trinian’s
Gemma Arterton Prince Of Persia
She was cast as Tamina, Princess of Alamut in the American action-fantasy film Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. The film is by all accounts set in antiquated Persia, as the film begins with a guide predicting to demonstrate the region of the Persian Empire 2500 years back. The film set plan gives off an impression of being founded on Islamic Persia. Islamic design, with multifaceted utilization of geometric shapes and vaults, it appeared. The urban communities in the film all seem to have minarets. The Allied Kingdom of Alamut appeared in the film, was not set up until the ninth century
Gemma Arterton Gretel
She was cast as Gretel, the sister of Hansel and a witch hunter in the dark fantasy action horror comedy film Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters. The film starts with the exemplary fantasy: Abandoned by their dad in a woods, youthful Hansel and Gretel go into a gingerbread house and are caught by a primitive witch. The witch powers Hansel to constantly gobble desserts to fill him out and oppresses Gretel. The kin beat her and burn her in the broiler.
Gemma Arterton St Trinians
She was cast as Kelly Opossum Jones, the Head Girl in the British comedy film St Trinian’s. The initial five movies structure an arrangement, beginning with The Belles of St Trinian’s in 1954, with spin-offs in 1957, 1960, 1966 and 1980. The arrival of 2007, 27 years after the last section, and 53 years after the main movie are a rebooting of the establishment, as opposed to an immediate continuation, with certain plot components obtained from the primary film.
Gemma Arterton Byzantium
She was cast as Clara Webb in the English-language vampire film Byzantium. The story concerns a mother and little girl vampire pair who move into a once-over inn while hanging out from different vampires. The film debuted at the Irish Film Institute in April 2013 and was monetarily discharged the next month. It has gotten commonly positive audits.
Gemma Arterton Gemma Bovery
She was cast as Gemma Bovery, Charles Bovary’s wife in the French-British comedy-drama film Gemma Bovery. Martin (Fabrice Luchini), an ex-Parisian with a profound thankfulness for Gustave Flaubert, has settled in a town in Normandy as a pastry specialist. He sees a British couple moving into an old property over the street.
Their names, (Gemma Arterton) and Charles Bovery (Jason Flemyng), reverberation those of the main characters in Flaubert’s 1856 perfect work of art Madame Bovary. Martin connects with the youthful couple and sees that Gemma’s conduct duplicates that of her namesake, including a progression of sentimental and sexual contacts that propose she is set out toward an awful finale like that of the novel. He intercedes yet can’t adjust the unavoidable end.
Gemma Arterton Quantum Of Solace
She was cast s MI6 agent Strawberry Fields, who works at the British consulate in Bolivia in the 2008 spy film Quantum of Solace. Fields, who is just an office laborer as portrayed by M, pays attention to herself and attempts to overwhelm Bond when the pair meet. She is later enticed by Bond, penetrates Greene’s store raiser party with him and winds up dying. Forster discovered Arterton a clever entertainer and chose her from an announced 1,500 competitors.
Gemma Arterton Clash Of The Titans
She stirred as Io in the American-Australian action-adventure fantasy film Clash of the Titans. The story is all around approximately dependent on the Greek fantasy of Perseus. Coordinated by Louis Leterrier and featuring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, and Ralph Fiennes, the film was initially set for standard discharge on March 26, 2010. In any case, it was later reported that the film would be changed over to 3D and was discharged on April 2, 2010.
Gemma Arterton Net Worth
Arterton has made a good fortune from her acting career. She has an estimated net worth of around $13 million.
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Interview: Gemma Arterton on Feminism, Paris and Their Finest
In Their Finest, you play a Welsh writer hired to work on a British WWII propaganda film. How was it being on set?
It was a very lovely atmosphere making this film and I particularly enjoyed all the scenes where we’re brainstorming as writers. I’m involved in trying to develop several films myself and I think the process of creating stories for films is so interesting and I would hope that our film inspires other writers.
Do you think the feminist message underlying the film is compelling?
There is a powerful message there, yes, but it’s done in an indirect way rather than stamping your foot about it and being very outspoken. My character stands up for herself when she needs to and she becomes very caught up in her work when she realizes how important the work can be and how proud she is to be making a contribution and doing something that has value.
Are you drawn to darker kinds of stories?
Yes. I have a tendency to want to make more troubling and disturbing films. Often I’m playing women who are up against it and dealing with difficult situations. I like being in a state of tension or danger in a role, it makes me feel like I’m working very hard and pushing my limits. But with this story, I was so pleased to be part of a film that gives you a good feeling and makes you happy. When I look at the world today and how there seems to be so much fighting everywhere I think it’s important to remain optimistic and hopeful.
“When I look at the world today and how there seems to be so much fighting everywhere I think it’s important to remain optimistic and hopeful”
What are the most important factors when you’re considering a role?
Playing independent-minded women makes things more interesting, although I don’t necessarily seek out roles where women are trying to break down or escape social barriers or constraints. But if they do come my way, I’m very happy to jump on board. It’s important we keep making more films where women are shown to be independent and very capable.
When you started out as an actor, you were initially more interested in theatre than film. Has that changed?
My background is theatre and the stage was where I saw myself working. I never thought that I would make movies and when it happened, I was panicked by it all. I wasn’t sure how I was going to manage things and I had to be very careful not to allow myself to be overwhelmed by how fast things were going. But I need to go back to the stage from time to time. I love the intimate nature of theatre productions that you often don’t have working on films, especially the blockbusters. That’s why I would much rather shoot small, independent films like Their Finest and The Girl with all the Gifts. I probably shouldn’t say that, but those are the projects that mean the most to me.
Are you confident in your career choices?
At the beginning of my career, I was poor as a church mouse and I was happy just to be able to work and earn a living. I didn’t have that much choice but at some point, I thought that those weren’t the kinds of films I want to be doing. That’s when I started looking for the projects that meant something to me and trying to find the best scripts possible. I started producing and now we have two productions we’re working on. I enjoy being able to be part of that creative process.
“I love the kind of attitude the French have. They just do their own thing and don’t give a f***!”
You have a home in Paris. How is living across The Channel?
I love Paris. I love being able to speak French and work in French films. Being part of another culture and living in Paris has opened up a new world to me and it’s made a big difference in my life. I also love the kind of attitude the French have. They just do their own thing and don’t give a f**k!
You’ve been fairly outspoken about women’s rights and creating better roles for women in film and decent roles for women once they get past 40. Does ageing worry you?
No, I look forward to getting older and wiser! My role model is my grandfather: even in his mid-nineties, he gave the impression of being in his mid-twenties. He was very sharp-minded and looked like Clark Gable with his mustache and his hair. He was still sexy. And I secretly hope that I’ve inherited his genes!