Keira Knightley

Biography

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Keira Christina Knightley (born 26 March 1985) is an English actress and model. She began acting as a child and came to international prominence in 2002 after co-starring in the films Bend It Like Beckham and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Knightley has appeared in several Hollywood films and earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in Joe Wright's 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. Two years later she again was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, as well as the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in Atonement. In 2008, Forbes claimed Knightley to be the second highest paid actress in Hollywood, having reportedly earned $32 million in 2007, making her the only non-American on the list of highest paid actresses.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Keira Christina Knightley (born 26 March 1985) is an English actress and model. She began acting as a child and came to international prominence in 2002 after co-starring in the films Bend It Like Beckham and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Knightley has appeared in several Hollywood films and earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in Joe Wright's 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. Two years later she again was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, as well as the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in Atonement. In 2008, Forbes claimed Knightley to be the second highest paid actress in Hollywood, having reportedly earned $32 million in 2007, making her the only non-American on the list of highest paid actresses.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 54

Birthday 1985-03-26

Place of Birth London, England

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Kiera Knightley
  • Keira Christina Knightley

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Collateral Beauty
2015 Everest as Jan Arnold
2014 The Imitation Game as Joan Clarke
2014 Laggies as Megan
2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit as Cathy Muller
2013 Begin Again as Gretta
2012 Stars In Shorts
2012 Anna Karenina as Anna Karenina
2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World as Penny
2011 Neverland as Tinkerbell's voice
2011 A Dangerous Method as Sabina Spielrein
2010 London Boulevard as Charlotte
2010 Never Let Me Go as Ruth
2010 Last Night as Joanna Reed
2010 Steve as Man
2009 The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide Brothers as The Fairy
2008 The Duchess as Georgiana, The Duchess of Devonshire
2008 The Edge of Love as Vera Phillips
2007 Silk as Hélène Joncour
2007 Atonement as Cecilia Tallis
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End as Elizabeth Swann
2007 Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest as Elizabeth Swann
2005 Domino as Domino Harvey
2005 Pride & Prejudice as Elizabeth Bennet
2005 My Shot With(1 episode)
2005 The Jacket as Jackie Price
2004 Stories of Lost Souls as Leah
2004 King Arthur as Guinevere
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 Love Actually as Juliet
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl as Elizabeth Swann
2002 Doctor Zhivago as Lara Antipova (neé Guishar)
2002 Doctor Zhivago(3 episodes) as Lara Antipova
2002 Pure as Louise
2002 American Idol(1 episode)
2002 Thunderpants as Music School Student
2002 Bend It Like Beckham as Juliette 'Jules' Paxton
2001 Richard & Judy(1 episode)
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(1 episode)
2001 The Hole as Frances 'Frankie' Almond Smith
2001 Princess of Thieves as Gwyn
1999 Oliver Twist as Rose Fleming
1999 Oliver Twist(4 episodes) as Rose Fleming
1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Sabé
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode) as Herself
1996 The Treasure Seekers as The Princess
1995 Innocent Lies as Young Celia
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(2 episodes)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(4 episodes)
1944 Golden Globe Awards(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Keira Knightley

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