Gemma Christina Arterton born on 2 February 1986 is an English actress. She is best known for her roles in St Trinian’s (2007), Quantum of Solace (2008), Clash of the Titans (2010), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013). Arterton has upcoming roles in the crime thriller film Runner, Runner with Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake and Byzantium with Saoirse Ronan.
In 2008, she appeared in the James Bond film, Quantum of Solace. Chosen from around 1,500 candidates, Arterton plays Bond Girl Strawberry Fields, in what is described as a “nice-sized role”.
On her character, Arterton describes Strawberry Fields as “the thinking man’s crumpet”. In 2008, she played the eponymous protagonist in the BBC adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles. Also in 2008, she played the role of Elizabeth Bennet in the ITV serial Lost in Austen. Her most controversial role was in the 2009 film The Disappearance of Alice Creed in which Arterton’s character is kidnapped and abused in several graphic nude scenes.
On 5 June 2010, Arterton married Stefano Catelli, a fashion consultant, at a private ceremony in Zuheros, Andalucia, Spain.As of early 2013, Arterton lives in London and is separated from her husband.