More Gemma Arterton Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Quantum of Solace)Rising star Gemma Arterton made her feature film debut starring in the recently released ST. TRINIAN'S directed by Oliver Parker and Barnaby Thompson. Arterton plays Kelly (The Head Girl) in this modern version of the original St Trinians film. The film co-stars Rupert Everett, Russell Brand and Colin Firth.
Before joining the cast of Bond 22, Arterton had just completed filming 3 AND OUT, directed by Jonathon Girshfield. Arterton plays the role of Frankie in this comedy starring alongside Imelda Staunton and Mackenzie Crook. Also last year, she filmed the crime thriller ROCKNROLLA, directed by Guy Ritchie, co-starring Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton and Mark Strong.
On television, Arterton was seen late last year in Stephen Poliakoff's Capturing Mary (BBC). She has also recently finished filming Lost In Austin for ITV, directed by Dan Zeff in which she plays the character of Elizabeth Bennett starring alongside Jemima Rooper, Alex Kingston and Tom Riley.
On stage, Arterton appeared last year as Rosaline in Love's Labour's Lost, directed by Dominic Dromgoole at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
Bio courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment for "Quantum of Solace" (15-Nov-2008)