Keira Knightley



Actor Date of Birth: March 26, 1985


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.



Place of Birth: Teddington, London, England, UK




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Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When...
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Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race agains...
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Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid et...
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Keira Knightley Wore an Ethereal Valentino Dress To The Evening Standard Theatre Awards
Keira Knightley Wore an Ethereal Valentino Dress To The Evening Standard Theatre Awards

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The stunning British actress returned to the red carpet in a powdery-hued tulle confection. Author: Dara Prant; Publish date: Dec 4, 2017; Social count: 120. The stunning British actress returned to the red carpet in a powdery-hued tulle confection...

Keira Knightley slips into Gothic-inspired frock as she joins suave husband James Righton at charity gala in London
Keira Knightley slips into Gothic-inspired frock as she joins suave husband James Righton at charity gala in London

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We've been searching for the perfect party season LBD, and Keira Knightley might just have found it! Her midi dress is by The Vampire's Wife, and we love the luxe velvet fabric and pretty frill trim on the cuffs and hem. Of course Keira isn't the only...

Melanie Sykes, Keira Knightley and Allison Williams lead the glamour at London Theatre Awards
Melanie Sykes, Keira Knightley and Allison Williams lead the glamour at London Theatre Awards

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