Gemma Arterton, born 2 February 1986, is an English actress and producer. After her stage debut in Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Globe Theatre (2007), Arterton made her feature film debut in the comedy St Trinian’s (2007). She portrayed Bond Girl Strawberry Fields in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace (2008), a performance which won her an Empire Award for Best Newcomer.
Since 2016, Arterton has run her own production company, Rebel Park Productions, which focuses on creating female-led content in front of and behind the camera. She has executive-produced four feature films and two short films. She is also on record as being a prominent supporter of the Time’s Up, ERA 50:50 and MeToo movements. Arterton played an integral role in persuading actresses to wear black at the 2018 BAFTAs in support of Time’sUp, and has been involved with ERA 50:50, an equal pay campaign in the UK, since its inception.