Gemma Chan

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Date of Birth November 29, 1982
Place of Birth London, England
Age 37 years old
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Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan 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, Chan 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", Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Fresh Meat and Bedlam. Chan continued to gain recognition for her roles in high-profile films including Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Transformers: The Last Knight. She also starred in the leading role of Anita/Mia on the AMC/Channel 4 science fiction drama Humans from 2015 to 2018.

Born: November 29, 1982, London, England
Education: Worcester College, Oxford (BA), Drama Centre London
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 2006–present
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About Gemma Chan

Actress and model who is known for her work across British film and TV. She appeared in Season 4 of the Showtime/ITV2 drama Secret Diary of a Call Girl and in the BBC drama Sherlock as Soo Lin. In 2018, it was announced she'd be joining the cast of Captain Marvel.

Before Fame

She studied law at Worcester College, Oxford. Following her graduation, she turned down a legal job offer, and enrolled at the Drama Centre London to pursue an acting career.

Achievement

In 2015, she starred in the inaugural season of the AMC/Channel 4 drama Humans as the main protagonist, Mia/Anita. That same year, she starred in the French drama Families, as Chen-Lin.

Family Life

She previously dated Jack Whitehall in 2011; but they later broke up.

Associations

In 2014, she appeared alongside Chris Pine, Kenneth Branagh, and Keira Knightley in the thriller film Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

Information related to Gemma Chan

  • People educated at Newstead Wood School
  • Alumni of the Drama Centre London
  • Actresses from Kent
  • Alumni of Worcester College, Oxford
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Latest information about Gemma Chan updated on October 20, 2020.

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