Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

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Age
32
Birthday
Mar. 26th, 1985
Born in
Teddington, Middlesex, England, UK
Height
5' 7

Keira Knightley's Main TV Roles

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

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



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:
  • She attended a pre-Emmy party where she purchased a $7,500 pair of earrings.
  • Voted #15 in the AfterEllen Hot 100, a list of the hottest women in entertainment as voted by lesbian and bisexual women (June 2007).
  • Ranked #87 on the 2008 Telegraph's list "the 100 most powerful people in British culture".
  • Employed a stylist to dress her for premieres and award ceremonies. The stylist also dresses 'Lindsay Lohan' (qv) and 'Nicole Kidman' (qv).
  • Was ranked #5 on Entertainment Weekly's '30 Under 30' the actress list. (2008).
  • Tatler announced that Keira is the most desirable single woman in the UK (2004).
  • 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.
  • Ranked #20 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.


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