Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan

  • Born on
    • November 29th, 1982
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.


Acting (25 Credits)

2022Don't Worry Darling as Shelley
2021Eternals as Sersi
2021Raya and the Last Dragon as Namaari (voice)
2021Raya and the Last Dragon as Namaari (voice)
2021Raya and the Last Dragon as Namaari (voice)
2020Let Them All Talk as Karen
2019Captain Marvel as Minn-Erva
2018Crazy Rich Asians as Astrid Leong-Teo
2018Mary Queen of Scots as Bess of Hardwick
2018Leading Lady Parts as Actress #5
2018London Fields as Petronella
2017Stratton as Aggy
2017Transformers: The Last Knight as Quintessa
2016Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as Madame Ya Zou
2015Families as Chen-Lin
2015HUMANS as Anita / Mia
2014Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit as Amy Chan
2013The Double as 'The Replicator' - Glamourous Judge
2011Bedlam as Keira
2010Pimp as Bo
2010Submarine as Kim-Lin
2010Shanghai as Shin Shin
2009Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars as Mia Bennett
2009Exam as Chinese Girl
2007Secret Diary of a Call Girl as Charlotte


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