Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley

Gender

Female

Known Credits

15

Keira Knightley

Date of Birth: Mar 26, 1985

Birthplace: London, England

 

 

Biography

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 Wrights 2005 adaptation of Jane Austens 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.

Known For

Filmography

Collateral Beauty

Collateral Beauty

as Aimee Moore

2016

Everest

Everest

as Jan Arnold

2016

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

as Joan Clarke

2014

Laggies

Laggies

as Megan

2014

Begin Again

Begin Again

as Gretta James

2014

The Duchess

The Duchess

as Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire

2008

King Arthur

King Arthur

as Guinevere

2004

Bend It Like Beckham

Bend It Like Beckham

as Juliette 'Jules' Paxton

2003