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Gina Gray is the scheming wife of Michael Gray. The two met when Michael was in the United States and fell in love. When Michael is recalled to Birmingham, England, Gina expresses her wish to return with him. Along with her husband Michael she serves as one of the secondary antagonists in Series 5 and the upcoming Series 6.






Character History

Series 5 · 1929

Gina returns to Small Heath, Birmingham with Michael following the Wall St. Crash and the huge financial loss from Shelby Company Limited. Gina and Michael marry on the way back to England when it is revealed that Gina is pregnant with Michael's child. Upon arriving back in England Gina is then introduced to her new family through a fiery encounter between Michael and Polly and Arthur. She becomes infatuated with Shelby Company Limited and begins to advise Michael on further steps, manipulating him to take control of the company from Tommy throughout the last business of shipping pure opium.

Due to her marriage with Michael, she is privy to Shelby family meetings and is present when Michael announces his idea to restructure the company and take her, and their unborn child, back to the US. She initially stands by while Tommy scoffs at Michael's proposal, before pressuring Michael to reveal to everyone that those in America no longer wish to deal with the Peaky Blinders. Tommy throws Michael's proposal into the fireplace before banishing them from the family, telling him and Gina to leave and never come back before warning Gina to not fuck with the Peaky Blinders. Arthur and Polly then leave with Arthur growling angrily at Michael telling him fuck the Americans before Polly slaps her son angrily across the face looking at him in anger and disgust before giving Gina a cold look knowing full well that she is the reason behind Michael's proposal before walking off. Gina then looks over at Michael and says they have to do it the other way hinting that she and Michael betrayed Tommy to Oswald Mosley about the assassination attempt on him to they will have to take over the company some other way likely involving her family.

Relationships

Michael Gray

Gina is Michael's wife and the mother to their unborn child. She and Michael fell in love during Michael's time in America, but their history is not much known. She pressured Michael to move forward away from the Peaky Blinders and encouraged him to seize control within Shelby Company Limited, despite his initial reserve. While she loved Michael, she did not wish to stay in Small Heath, but wished to return with Michael to the US for the birth of their child.

Quotes

"My husband may do as he's told, but, er... I don't."

Personality

Despite being quite an intelligent, ambitious and independent woman, Gina is arrogant, smug, rude, snobbish, narcissistic, selfish, pretentious, controlling, condescending, manipulative, greedy, scheming, opportunistic and power hungry as shown trying to manipulate her husband Michael to take over the company from Tommy. As well as making Michael consult her on everything he does. When present Gina always seems to have a smug or displeased look on her face, hinting her displeasure for her new family.

Appearances

Series 5 Appearances
Black Tuesday Black Cats Strategy The Loop The Shock Mr Jones

References

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