Gemma is recognized for her role in the BAFTA-nominated Channel 4/AMC artificial intelligence drama Humans; Channel 4’s biggest original drama hit for 20 years. Gemma’s work on Humans led to her making the one-off documentary, How to Build a Human. She has starred in some of Britain’s best loved television including: Doctor Who, The IT Crowd, Sherlock, Secret
Diary of a Call Girl and Fresh Meat. Gemma is also an accomplished theatre actress, performing in the critically acclaimed Yellow Face, by Tony Award .
The Women In Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award®, inaugurated at Women In Film’s 2006 Crystal + Lucy Awards®, is given to an actress who is experiencing a turning point in her career through her work in the film and television industries, through her contributions to the community at large, in recognition of her outstanding achievements, and her embodiment of style and grace. Past recipients include Elizabeth Debicki, Alexandra Shipp, Zoey Deutch, Natalie Dormer, Kate Mara, Rose Byrne, Hailee Steinfeld, Chloë Grace Moretz, Katie Holmes, Zoë Saldana, Elizabeth Banks, Ginnifer Goodwin, Emily Blunt and Maria Bello.