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Gemma Chan
Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is an English actress. Born and raised in London, Chan attended the Newstead Wood School for Girls and studied law at Worcester College, Oxford before choosing to pursue a career in acting instead, enrolling at the Drama Centre London. Chan was subsequently cast in various supporting roles on television, including Doctor Who, Sherlock, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Fresh Meat, Bedlam and True Love. She also appeared in independent films Exam (2009), Submarine (2010) and Belles Familles (2015). Chan performed in the British premiere of Yellow Face at The Park Theatre and Our Ajax at the Southwark Playhouse. Chan had minor roles in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). She starred as a servile anthropomorph in sci-fi series Humans (2015–2018) to critical praise. Chan gained widespread recognition for portraying Astrid Leong-Teo in Jon M. Chu's romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians (2018), which became a critical and commercial hit. Chan along with the ensemble was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture. Chan played Bess of Hardwick in the historical drama Mary Queen of Scots (2018) and voiced the antagonist Namaari in Disney's animated film Raya and the Last Dragon (2021). In Marvel Studios' Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Chan portrayed Minn-Erva in Captain Marvel (2019) before headlining Eternals (2021) as Sersi.

1982-11-29 (40 years old)
Place of Birth
London, England, UK
Also Known As :
Eternals (2021)
as Sersi
Stratton (2017)
as Aggy
Revolting Rhymes
Revolting Rhymes (2017)
as Snow White (voice)
The Actor
The Actor
as Edna
Pimp (2010)
as Bo
Crazy Rich Asians
Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
as Astrid Leong-Teo
Raya and the Last Dragon
Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
as Namaari (voice)
China Rich Girlfriend
China Rich Girlfriend
as Astrid Young Teo
Exam (2009)
as Chinese Girl
Mary Queen of Scots
Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
as Bess of Hardwick
Families (2015)
as Chen-Lin
Captain Marvel
Captain Marvel (2019)
as Minn-Erva
London Fields
London Fields (2018)
as Petronella
Submarine (2011)
as Kim-Lin
When Evil Calls
When Evil Calls (2006)
as Molly Nelson
Shanghai (2010)
as Shin Shin
The Double
The Double (2014)
as 'The Replicator' - Glamourous Judge
Bedlam (2011)
as Keira
True Love
True Love (2012)
as Kathy
Dates (2013)
as Erica
Doctor Who
Doctor Who (2005)
as Mia Bennett
Shetland (2013)
as Hattie James
Humans (2015)
as Anita / Mia
The IT Crowd
The IT Crowd (2006)
as Female Sulu
Humans (2015)
as Herself
I Am...
I Am... (2019)
as Hannah
The Game
The Game (2014)
as Chen Mei
Revolting Rhymes
Revolting Rhymes (2016)
as Snow White
Sherlock (2010)
as Soo Lin Yao
as Natasha Alper
Death in Paradise
Death in Paradise (2011)
as Jennifer Cheung