Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

103 Fans
Age
30
Birthday
Mar. 26th, 1985
Born in
Teddington, Middlesex, England, UK
Height
5' 7

Keira Knightley's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Oliver Twist (UK) (1999) TV Show
Oliver Twist (UK) (1999)
Doctor Zhivago (UK) TV Show
Doctor Zhivago (UK)
Isaac TV Show
Isaac
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - The Imitation Game
2014 - Laggies
2014 - Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
2011 - A Dangerous Method
2010 - Never Let Me Go
2008 - The Duchess
2008 - The Edge of Love
2007 - Silk
2007 - Atonement
2007 - Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
2006 - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
2005 - Domino
2005 - Pride & Prejudice
2005 - The Jacket
2004 - King Arthur
2003 - Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
2003 - Love Actually
2002 - Bend It Like Beckham
2002 - Thunderpants
2001 - The Hole
1999 - Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Herself - Guest
3
Herself - Guest
2
Herself
1
Herself - Guest
1
Herself
1
Sheena Rose
1
Herself - Guest
1
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BIOGRAPHY:

The daughter of actor 'Will Knightley' and playwright 'Sharman Macdonald'. After she requested an agent at the age of three, her parents allowed her to work on productions in her summer holidays.

Her first role was at the age of 9, in Moira Armstrong's A Village Affair (1995). However, Knightley's first high profile role came in 1999, as Sabe, Decoy Queen to Natalie Portman's Queen Amidala in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). Since then she has completed an impressive array of films including The Hole (2001), but is probably best known for her role of tomboy footballer Jules Paxton in Gurinder Chadha's Bend It Like Beckham (2002).


TRIVIA:
  • In January 2007, the Daily Mail newspaper published an article about a girl who had died from anorexia which falsely suggested that Keira was also anorexic and showed a photograph of her in a bikini alongside an emotive quote from the girl's mother "If pictures like this one of Keira carried a health warning, my darling daughter might have lived". Keira successfully sued the Mail for libel.
  • The similarity between Knightley and 'Natalie Portman' (qv) meant that during the filming of _Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)_ (qv), their own mothers could not tell them apart once in makeup.
  • Told NewWoman in 2004 that for _King Arthur (2004)_ (qv), she endured an amazing seventh-month training session.
  • Glamour magazine's choice for "Most Glamorous Film Actress" (2004).
  • Her hero is her cast mate in _Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)_ (qv), 'Geoffrey Rush' (qv).
  • Measurements: 32A-22-33 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine).
  • Was named Empire Magazine's #9 in the list of 100 Sexiest Stars.
  • Auditioned for, and was accepted to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in London, England.


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