Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan

  • Birthday: 1982-11-29
  • Place of birth: London, England, UK
  • Also know as: 젬마 찬

Biography

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) multimedia franchise, Chan portrayed Minn-Erva in Captain Marvel (2019) before headlining Eternals (2021) as Sersi.

Filmography

Intrigo: Dear Agnes

2019

As Henny

Eternals

2021

As Sersi

Untitled Anna May Wong Biopic

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As Anna May Wong

Untitled 'Crazy Rich Asians' Spin-Off

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As Astrid Young Teo

Stratton

2017

As Aggy

Revolting Rhymes

2017

As Snow White (voice)

Leading Lady Parts

2018

As Actress #5

Mr. Malcolm's List

2019

As Julia

True Love

2023

As

Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars

2009

As Mia Bennett

Let Them All Talk

2020

As Karen

Pimp

2010

As Bo

Crazy Rich Asians

2018

As Astrid Leong-Teo

Raya and the Last Dragon

2021

As Namaari (voice)

China Rich Girlfriend

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As Astrid Young Teo

Don't Worry Darling

2022

As Shelley

Exam

2009

As Chinese Girl

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

2014

As Amy Chan

Mary Queen of Scots

2018

As Bess of Hardwick

Families

2015

As Chen-Lin

Captain Marvel

2019

As Minn-Erva

London Fields

2018

As Petronella

Submarine

2011

As Kim-Lin

When Evil Calls

2006

As Molly Nelson

Shanghai

2010

As Shin Shin

The Double

2014

As 'The Replicator' - Glamourous Judge

Production

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