Keira Knightley Biography

Keira Christina Knightley is an English actress and singer. She began acting as a child on television and made her film debut in 1995. She had a supporting role as Sabé in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and her first significant role came in The Hole. She gained widespread recognition in 2002 after co-starring in the film Bend It Like Beckham and achieved international fame in 2003 after appearing as Elizabeth Swann in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

Since the Pirates of the Caribbean films, Knightley has become known for starring in period drama films, such as Pride & Prejudice, Atonement, Silk, The Duchess, A Dangerous Method, and Anna Karenina. Knightley has also appeared in a variety of genres of Hollywood films, including the romantic comedy Love Actually, the historical action King Arthur, the psychological thriller The Jacket, biographical action Domino, the historical drama The Edge of Love, the film noir London Boulevard, the dystopian science fiction Never Let Me Go, the romantic drama Last Night, and the dark comedy Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Keira Knightley
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Actor, Model, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
English people
Religion:
Atheism
Date of Birth:
March 26, 1985 (34)
Astrological Sign:
Aries
Marriages
Keira Knightley Timeline
  • 2005-09-11
    "Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released
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