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My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money. I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save. I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months. And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents. I'd save up like eight pounds. It's nothing, but we did that.

My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money. I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save. I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months. And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents. I'd save up like eight pounds. It's nothing, but we did that.

I always thought I was going to end up an old spinster, with my cats and fur coats. ---->>>

I was quite naughty at school. ---->>>

I don't know why it's still a taboo to be a feminist. ---->>>

I'm always surprised at what I actually end up doing because I don't have a strategy or a game plan, especially now that I'm making my own choices. ---->>>

You can't connect with something you're not passionate about. ---->>>

Especially with girls, people always want to put them in little brackets. ---->>>

Never in my short career, I've never had that experience where I wasn't sure if I was acting or if it was real. ---->>>

I'm looking at working with people I get on with, that respect me, that don't just see me as a piece of ass. Which I have experienced as well. I've nearly walked off very big films before, and I would, because I don't want that in my life. I want to enjoy the work I do. ---->>>

The industry is quite chauvinistic generally. Expectations of women, girls, what they should look like, how they should be, what they should say, what they should wear, how their hair should be, what colour their skin should be. ---->>>

My family are very down-to-earth people. We are not showbizzy at all. ---->>>

I actually had a cockney accent before I went to drama school. It's softened up a bit. ---->>>

I am terrible at video games and I am really competitive. And if I am not the best at something, I go absolutely crazy! ---->>>

I don't go out and go to parties and do all of that. ---->>>

I don't want to be about the way I look - my body, my hair, my makeup, all those boring things. ---->>>

I love strange things; my favorite movies are weird, eclectic, and intriguing. ---->>>

I probably should get a bit more star-struck but I never do. ---->>>

I was born with lots of deformities. ---->>>

I was born with six fingers on each hand. ---->>>

I'm always listening to music; I can't live without it. ---->>>

I've done about four deaths in films now, and I think it's quite good because then it's sort of a memorable moment in the film. ---->>>

I've never been to the opera; I've only seen opera on DVD. ---->>>

It's interesting for me to always make myself look very different. ---->>>

It's such a male-dominated industry. You can be a feminist, it's just difficult because it sometimes comes back at you. ---->>>

Music is my biggest passion aside from anything else. ---->>>

My family was never cultural in that we never went to see plays, my mum wasn't very into films. ---->>>

When I watch myself in movies I go, 'My God.' ---->>>

It's difficult for a young girl like me. Because there's a certain time for young actresses, which is like a really juicy period when all the parts are love interests and young heroines. Of course, there's always work for men whatever age they are. ---->>>

I was in lots of dodgy bands growing up and I always fancied myself in a band. But, you know, I was rubbish at writing music. So maybe one day I'll play a rock star, or punk rocker. ---->>>

I wouldn't change a thing in my own life, but I'd like to go back in time anyway though, just to some sort of eras that I wish I'd lived in - like the '60s. I'd love to have been in London in the '60s, partying away. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 01-12, 1986
Birthplace: Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom
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Occupation: Actress
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Gemma Christina Arterton (born 2 February 1986) is an English actress. Arterton made her film debut in the comedy film St Trinian's (2007). Her breakthrough role was in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace (2008), playing Bond Girl Strawberry Fields, which won her an Empire Award for Best Newcomer. She is known for her roles in the fantasy films Clash of the Titans (2010), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Byzantium (2013) and as the character Gretel in Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) (wikipedia)