|Gema was born in May,
24,1976.She's is a
native of Hamilton, Ontario. Besides being a talented actress, she's also a gifted dancer, (we can
notice that in the movie "The Challengers" :)) and has apppeared
in the Florida Symphonic Pops in Boca Raton as a dance soloist. Her father
Lou is a professional choreographer and operates a dance school together
with her mother.(Pauline).He is also the director of a performing arts
program at Hamilton's professional theatre, Theatre Aquarius.
As a child of art-performers, Gema has developed a great love for the arts, especially the acting. After graduating from Hillfield and Strathalland College in 1995, she has decided to continue her studies at Queen's University in Kingston, where she completed a bachelor of arts in drama in 1998.
Gema's twins siblings Dominic and Amanda, are also screen actors. You've probably seen Dominic appearing in the episodes "Are you affraid of the dark".
Gema has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress Co-starrin in a TV Series twice, in 1991 and 1993.