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Keira Knightley

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.

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Mar 26, 1985 In Teddington, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales 2017-05-23
Known For
Poster of Once Upon a Time...
Poster of The Seasons Alter
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Elizabeth Swann 2017-05-23
Movie Red Nose Day Actually Juliet 2017-03-24
Movie Holidays The Princess 2016-04-22
Movie The Donor Vera Phillips 2016-11-21
Movie Collateral Beauty Amy Moore 2016-12-16
Movie Everest Jan Arnold 2015-09-10
Movie Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Cathy Muller 2014-01-15
Movie Laggies Megan Burch 2014-09-25
Movie Sword of Vengeance Helena 2014-10-03
Movie Paddington Gwyn 2014-11-28
Movie The Imitation Game Joan Clarke 2014-11-14
Movie Dumb and Dumber To Juliette 'Jules' Paxton 2014-11-12
Movie Once Upon a Time... Gabrielle Chanel 2013-05-08
Movie G.I. Joe: Retaliation Herself 2013-03-26
Movie Begin Again Gretta James 2013-09-07
Movie Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Penelope 'Penny' Lockhart 2012-06-22
Movie Anna Karenina Anna Karenina 2012-09-06
Movie Stars In Shorts Woman 2012-09-28
Movie Tower Heist Elizabeth Swann 2011-11-02
Movie A Dangerous Method Sabina Spielrein 2011-11-23
Movie Neverland Tinkerbell (voice) 2011-12-03
Series Neverland Tinker Bell (voice) 2011-12-04
Movie Steve Woman 2010-02-12
Movie Last Night Joanna Reed 2010-05-11
Movie Never Let Me Go Ruth C. 2010-09-15
Movie London Boulevard Charlotte 2010-11-10
Movie Accident Louise 2009-09-24
Movie The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide Brothers The Fairy 2009-10-15
Movie The Edge of Love Vera Phillips 2008-05-15
Movie The Duchess Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire 2008-09-05
Movie Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Herself 2007-01-03
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Elizabeth Swann 2007-05-19
Movie Atonement Cecilia Tallis 2007-08-29
Movie Robbie the Reindeer - Close Encounters of the Herd Kind Em (voice) 2007-12-25
Movie The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising Jackie Price 2007-10-05
Movie Silk Hélène Joncour 2007-09-14
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Elizabeth Swann 2006-06-20
Movie Pure Louise 2005-06-10
Movie The Jacket Jackie Price 2005-03-04
Movie Pride & Prejudice Elizabeth Bennet 2005-09-16
Movie Domino Domino Harvey 2005-09-22
Movie 10.5 Lara Antipova (neé Guishar) 2004-05-02
Movie King Arthur Guinevere 2004-07-07
Movie Stories of Lost Souls Leah 2004-11-12
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Elizabeth Swann 2003-07-09
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Love Actually Juliet 2003-09-07
Movie Thunderpants Music School Student 2002-05-24
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Bend It Like Beckham Juliette 'Jules' Paxton 2002-04-11
Movie Evelyn Tinkerbell (voice) 2002-12-13
Series Doctor Zhivago Lara Antipova 2002-11-24
Movie The Seasons Alter Helena 2002-12-10
Movie Doctor Zhivago Lara Antipova (neé Guishar) 2002-11-24
Movie 3000 Miles to Graceland Anna Karenina 2001-02-23
Movie Princess of Thieves Gwyn 2001-03-11
Movie Deflation Jogger 2001-01-01
Movie The Hole Frances 'Frankie' Almond Smith 2001-04-20
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series Oliver Twist Rose Fleming 1999-11-28
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Sabé 1999-05-19
Movie Oliver Twist Rose Fleming 1999-11-28
Movie Coming Home Young Judith 1998-04-11
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Herself 1996-07-22
Movie The Treasure Seekers The Princess 1996-01-01
Movie A Village Affair Natasha Jordan 1995-04-17
Movie Innocent Lies Young Celia 1995-06-30
Movie Speed Domino Harvey 1994-06-09
Movie Sharpe's Enemy Elizabeth Swann 1994-06-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie A Woman Named Jackie Joanna Reed 1991-10-13
Movie Flatliners Lara Antipova (neé Guishar) 1990-08-10
Movie The Atlanta Child Murders Sabina Spielrein 1985-02-10
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series The Academy Awards Keira Knightley 1953-03-18