Gemma Christina Arterton (born 2 February 1986) is an English actress and film producer. She made her professional stage debut playing Rosaline in Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Globe Theatre (2007), and first professionally appeared on film in the comedy St Trinian’s (2007). She played Bond Girl Strawberry Fields in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace the following year, a performance which won her an Empire Award for Best Newcomer.

Arterton has since appeared in a number of blockbuster films, including Clash of the Titans (2010), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) and Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) as well as several smaller, arthouse pictures such as The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009), Tamara Drewe (2010), The Escape (2017) and Vita and Virginia (2018). She received the Harper’s Bazaar Woman of the Year Award for acting in and producing The Escape. Her theatrical highlights have included starring in The Duchess of Malfi (2014), Made in Dagenham (2014), Nell Gwynn (2016) and Saint Joan (2017). She was nominated for Olivier Awards for her work on both Nell Gwynn and Made in Dagenham, and she won the Evening Standard Theatre Award for the latter.

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