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Gemma Chan (Actress) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More
Gemma Chan is a British film, television, and theater actress and former fashion model. She is best known as Charlotte in season four of the ITV 2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007). She also played important role of Ruth in Channel 4’s Fresh Meat (2011), Mia Bennett in Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars (2009), and Soo Lin in Sherlock: The Blind Banker (2010). Chan starred in the films Exam (2009), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), Captain Marvel (2019) and Jack Rayn: Shadow Recruit (2014).
Birth & Family
Gemma Chan was born on 29 November 1982 in London, England. She did her schooling at Newstead Wood School and graduated from Worcester College Oxford. Her father is an engineer and her mother is a pharmacist by profession.
Chan made her career debut in the 2006 miniseries of Horror Channel When Evil Calls. She was part of the first season of reality show Project Catwalk. She debuted on stage in Bertolt Brecht’s final piece, Turandot, premiered in Britain in 2008. Chan appeared in the BBC Doctor Who’s 2009 fall special, The Waters of Mars, serving geologist Mia Bennett. She starred in Exam in 2009, which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival with mixed reviews. Chan featured in Channel 4’s The IT Crowd and BBC’s Sherlock the same year. Chan’s next films, Pimp and Shanghai in 2010, received critical reviews, Submarine premiered at the 35th Toronto International Film Festival. She cast as a series regular in the final series of Secret Diary of a Call Girl, as the rival of Billie Piper’s character, which aired on ITV2 in 2011.
During that year, she featured on Channel 4’s Fresh Meat. In 2012, Chan became a regular in Sky Living’s supernatural drama series 2, Bedlam, where she played Kiera. She starred in the TV series True Love. She played in BBC One crime drama Shetland, playing Hattie James as a young archaeologist. Chan performed on BBC Death in Paradise. She was with Channel 4 Romantic Drama Dates. In 2013, Chan received invitation to the BBC Radio 4 feature Front Row series Cultural Exchange. She featured in The Double in 2012, whose premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013 was a critical success.
In 2014, Chan was a part of an action-thriller Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. She played the protagonist’s girlfriend, Chen-Lin, in the French comedy Belles Families in 2015, which appeared at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2015. In 2016 she starred as the American witch Madame Ya Zhou in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She gave her voice to the BBC’s Watership Down animation mini-series in 2018. Chan played the role of anthropomorphic robot Anita/Mia in Humans, a sci-fi dramatic comedy AMC/Channel 4, from 2016 to 2018. She featured in the action-thriller Stratton (2017) as a “smart-girl” colleague of the starting character, Aggie.
In 2018, Chan teamed up with Andrea Riseborough, Jane Horrocks, Jaime Winstone, and Laura Carmichael to feature a movie produced by ActionAid, encourage British citizens to support girls exposed to sexual violence. Chan performed the role of Astrid Leong-Teo in the famous movie Crazy Rich Asians in 2018. She appeared in a short film in 2018 entitled Leading Lady Parts. She joined the cast of the film Eternals by Marvel Studios in 2019, to be released on November 5, 2021.
Education Details and More
|School||Newstead Wood School|
|College||Worcester College Oxford|
|Debut||Television : Project Catwalk (2006)|
Film : When Evil Calls (2006)
|Awards||MTV Movie Awards (2019)|
Physical Stats and More
|Height||5′ 4″ Feet|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hobbies||Singing, Swimming and Dancing|
Marital Status and More
|Salary (approx)||Not Available|
|Net Worth||$6 million (Approx.)|
Social Media Presence
Some Facts About Gemma Chan
- Gemma Chan was brought up in London, England.
- She selected for one of 15 women selected for the cover of the September 2019 issue of British Vogue by guest editor Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.
- In 2015, she nominated at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards for Best Actress for Humans.
- She received nominations at Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture and Music City Critics’ Association for Best Supporting Actress for Crazy Rich Asian in 2018.
- In 2019, she won the MTV Movie Awards for Best Fight in Capital Marvel.
- Gemma nominated at the National and Television Awards for Best Actress for Captain Marvel in 2019.