Gemma Oaten in the most down to earth actress youâ€™ll ever meet. A Hull girl at heart Gemma is best known for playing Rachel Breckle in the ITV1 Soap Emmerdale.
Gemma went to the Malet Lambert drama school and knew right away her passion and skills were in acting, she started out by appearing in a National Touring Company production of Evita followed by her first TV debut on the BBC soap Doctors.
Itâ€™s been well publicised in the press that Gemma suffered from anorexia for many years, she is fully recovered now and works really hard on her family charity Seed that she set up for anorexia sufferers. You may have seen her talk about the charity and all the great work she does on Lorraine ITV1, The Wright Stuff, The Saturday Show and on BBC London Radio with Gabby Roslin. Gemma is also passionate about anti bullying and the Check your Chaps campaign which she is hosting on Lorraine ITV1 in April 2016.
If Gemma isnâ€™t on your television screen youâ€™ll find her on a stage performing, sheâ€™s a fabulous singer as well as actress and has participated in numerous shows, she would love nothing more than a west end role. Since Emmerdale Gemma has become a favourite TV host, brand ambassador and performer ,working on numerous campaigns and television adverts.