Keira Knightley biography

Keira Knightley

Actor, Celebrity

1985 –

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Who is Keira Knightley?

Keira Christina Knightley is an English actress and model. She began acting as a child on television and made her film debut in 1995. Knightley 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 as a result of appearing as Elizabeth Swann in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

Since the Pirates of the Caribbean films, Knightley has become best 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 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.

Famous Quotes:

  • I know for a fact the work is going to dry up, and people will get bored of me. That's not bitterness, just the truth.

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Born
Mar 26, 1985
Teddington
Also known as
  • Keira Christina Knightley
  • Kiera Knightley
  • Keira
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Religion
  • Atheism
Ethnicity
  • English people
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Teddington School
  • Esher College
Lived in
  • London
  • Richmond, London
  • Teddington

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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