Person Details

Birthday: 1982-11-29 01:12:36

Aliases: 젬마 찬 , Τζέμα Τσαν

Gender: Female

Place of birth: London, England, UK

Homepage: http://gemmachan.com

Movie Involvements: 20

TV Involvements: 13


Most Famous Work

Biography

Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is an English actress. She is known for her role as Astrid in the 2018 film Crazy Rich Asians, in which she received widespread recognition, and as Anita/Mia on the television drama Humans. Born in London and raised in Kent, she attended the Newstead Wood School for Girls and studied law at Worcester College, Oxford. She gained a position in a law firm following graduation but chose to pursue a career in acting instead, studying acting at the Drama Centre London. She has had supporting roles in television series: Doctor Who special "The Waters of Mars" (2009), Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2011), Fresh Meat (2011) and Bedlam (2011). She continued to gain recognition for her roles in high-profile films including Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). She also starred in the leading role of Anita/Mia on the AMC/Channel 4 science-fiction drama Humans from 2015 to 2018. In 2018, she received recognition for portraying Astrid Leong-Teo in Crazy Rich Asians and also portrayed Bess of Hardwick in the historical drama Mary Queen of Scots. She portrayed Minn-Erva in the Marvel Studios superhero film Captain Marvel in 2019 and will play Sersi in Eternals in 2021. Description above is from the Wikipedia article Gemma Chan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Eternals
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7

Eternals

(2021) Sersi
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
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7
Raya and the Last Dragon
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8

Raya and the Last Dragon

(2021) Namaari (voice)
Doctor Who
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7

Doctor Who

(2005) Mia Bennett
Sherlock
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9

Sherlock

(2010) Soo Lin Yao
Captain Marvel
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7

Captain Marvel

(2019) Minn-Erva
Transformers: The Last Knight
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6
Shetland
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8

Shetland

(2013) Hattie James

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Shelley
Self - Sersi
2021 N/A
Sersi
Namaari (voice)
2020 Karen
2019 Henny
Hannah
Minn-Erva
Julia
2018 Bess of Hardwick
Petronella
Astrid Leong-Teo
Actress #5
2017 Snow White (voice)
Aggy
Quintessa
2016 Snow White
Madame Ya Zou
Melody
Wife
2015 Chen-Lin
Anita / Mia
Herself
2014 Chen Mei
'The Replicator' - Glamourous Judge
Amy Chan
2013 Erica
Hattie James
2012 Kathy
2011 Kim-Lin
Keira
2010 Soo Lin Yao
Shin Shin
Bo
2009 Mia Bennett
Chinese Girl
2007 Charlotte
2006 Molly Nelson
Female Sulu
Ivana
2005 Mia Bennett
- Astrid Young Teo
N/A
Anna May Wong
Natasha Alper
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2019 Story
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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