Gemma Chan

Actress + Clothing Designer + Fashion Model
Born Nov 29, 1983

Gemma Chan is an English actress and former model. She is best known for her roles as Mia Bennett in the BBC's Doctor Who "The Waters of Mars" with David Tennant and Lindsay Duncan; Soo Lin in Sherlock, the modern day adaptation of Sherlock Holmes for BBC One with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman; Charlotte in season four of Secret Diary of a Call Girl; and Ruth in Channel 4's award winning series Fresh Meat.… Read More

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1982 Birth Born on November 29, 1982.


2006 23 Years Old In 2006, Chan was one of the models in season one of Project Catwalk, the UK version of Project Runway. … Read More
2009 26 Years Old Chan appeared in the autumn 2009 special of the BBC's Doctor Who ("The Waters of Mars") with David Tennant and Lindsay Duncan, which aired 15 November 2009 in the UK, playing geologist Mia Bennett.
2011 28 Years Old She was cast as a series regular in Secret Diary of a Call Girl, the fourth and final series airing on ITV2 in the UK and Showtime in the US in 2011. … Read More
2012 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Chan was a regular in season two of Sky Living's supernatural drama Bedlam and in True Love, a five-part semi-improvised television series produced by Working Title for BBC One,


In 2013, she starred in new BBC One crime drama Shetland alongside Douglas Henshall and Steven Robertson and guest starred in the BBC's Death In Paradise. … Read More
2015 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She stars in Humans, an AMC/Channel 4 eight-part science-fiction drama, which premiered in June 2015. … Read More
2016 33 Years Old In July 2016, Chan provided the voice for the character of Dewdrop in BBC One's animated television series "Watership Down"
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