Gemma Chan



Place of birth:

London, England, UK:


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.

Film Credits

Eternals (2021)
as Sersi
Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
as Namaari (voice)
Let Them All Talk (2020)
as Karen
Intrigo: Dear Agnes (2019)
Captain Marvel (2019)
as Minn-Erva
Mr. Malcolm's List (2019)
as Julia
Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
as Bess of Hardwick
London Fields (2018)
as Petronella
Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
as Astrid Leong-Teo
Leading Lady Parts (2018)
as Actress #5
Revolting Rhymes (2017)
as Snow White (voice)
Stratton (2017)
as Aggy
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
as Quintessa
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
as Madame Ya Zou
Belles Familles (2015)
as Chen-Lin
The Double (2014)
as 'The Replicator' - Glamourous Judge
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
as Amy Chan
Submarine (2011)
as Kim-Lin
Shanghai (2010)
as Shin Shin
Pimp (2010)
as Bo
Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars (2009)
as Mia Bennett
Exam (2009)
as Chinese Girl
When Evil Calls (2006)
as Molly Nelson
Don't Worry, Darling ()
as Shelley