Gemma admits she was careless about roles
English actor Gemma Arterton (left) says she took up all sorts of roles at the beginning of her career and feels that it has been a learning experience.
The 31-year-old actor says that she is grateful to all those films that have helped her grow as an actor, reported ES magazine. “Coming from a working class background—we were poor and then going to a drama school where they tell you, and rightly so, that you’re probably not going to work most of the time, and suddenly being given all these opportunities when I left...,” she says.
“For the first eight years of my career, I was doing stuff because I thought I should, or I thought I was lucky to get that part. And I’m grateful—it set me up. But it sits really badly with me when I make something I’m not proud of, or doesn’t say what I want to say,” says Arterton.