Gemma Chan is best known for her roles in BAFTA-nominated Channel 4/AMC artificial intelligence drama HUMANS; Warner Bros’ film adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel, CRAZY RICH ASIANS, which won Best Comedy at the Critics Choice Awards and was also nominated for a Golden Globe and SAG Award; and Marvel Studios’ first female-fronted superhero film, CAPTAIN MARVEL. In 2019, Gemma returned to British television in I AM HANNAH, a deeply moving story that explored the societal pressure women face to have children. Her performance garnered rave reviews across the board. Last year Gemma starred opposite Meryl Streep in LET THEM ALL TALK, an original comedy directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Gemma can currently be heard as the voice of Namaari in Disney’s latest animation, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON. Later this year, Gemma will return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe leading an ensemble cast in ETERNALS. The film will be released worldwide on 5th November 2021. Gemma recently completed filming Olivia Wilde’s psychological thriller, DON’T WORRY DARLING. Gemma is also an accomplished theatre actress, she performed in the sell-out run of the critically acclaimed YELLOW FACE, by Tony Award-winning David Henry Hwang at the Park Theatre and again in the National Theatre’s revival. In 2015, she starred in Harold Pinter’s THE HOMECOMING at Trafalgar Studios. Gemma is a Unicef UK Ambassador and an International Spokesperson for L’Oréal Paris.