Gemma Chan

Born in November 29th, 1982

From London, England, UK

Gemma Chan Biography

Gemma Chan (born November 29, 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.

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Gemma Chan Movies

The Creator Poster
September 26, 2023
Don't Worry Darling Poster
September 23, 2022
Eternals Poster
October 18, 2021
Let Them All Talk Poster
December 10, 2020
Captain Marvel Poster
March 8, 2019

Gemma Chan TV Shows

Sherlock Poster
July 25, 2010
Doctor Who Poster
March 26, 2005
The IT Crowd Poster
February 3, 2006
Humans Poster
June 14, 2015
Death in Paradise Poster
October 25, 2011
Shetland Poster
March 10, 2013
The Afterparty Poster
January 28, 2022
Secret Diary of a Call Girl Poster
September 27, 2007

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