Gemma Ward is an Australian model and actress. She was discovered at the age of fourteen whilst accompanying a friend to a model competition where she ended up being scouted herself. At the age of 16 she had become the youngest model to appear on the cover of American Vogue as one of the nine "Models of the Moment" with Daria Werbowy, Natalia Vodianova, Gisele Bundchen, Isabeli Fontana, Karolina Kurkova, Liya Kebede, Hana Soukupova and Karen Elson. Ward has appeared on the cover of American, UK, French, CHinese, India and Australian Vogue alongside many others. Gemma announced a break from modelling at the age of 18 and is currently pursuing a career in acting which has seen her land roles in a number of films including The Black Balloon and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.