Originally from Bury, Greater Manchester, Atkinson took her GCSEs at Castlebrook High School before becoming a commercial and photographic model. Atkinson has dated Cristiano Ronaldo and was engaged to Marcus Bent but they have since split up. Gemma has been in a relationship with martial arts instructor Liam Richards since 2009, they got engaged in August 2012. Gemma found fame playing Lisa Hunter int the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks. Gemma then moved on to spin off series with co-star Marcus Patric in Hollyoaks: Let Loose and Hollyoaks: In The City. Gemma has starred in many TV shows, film and even video games.
|Film||The Dyatlov Pass Incident||Denise Evers||2013-02-27|
|Film||How To Stop Being A Loser||Hannah||2011-11-18|
|Film||Boogie Woogie||Charlotte Bailey||2009-06-17|
|Series||Hollyoaks: In the City||2006-08-14|
|Series||Hollyoaks: Let Loose||2005-09-12|