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Keira Knightley –

photo-keira Knightley in ATONEMENT.
About Keira Knightley (1985 – )
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Keira Knightley was born on March 26, 1985 in Teddington, Middlesex, England.

The daughter of actor Will Knightley and playwright Sharman Macdonald.

Age of six Keira Knightley performed in her first TV role as Little Girl in the TV Movie Royal Celebration (1993).

When auditioning for the role of Jackie Price in The Jacket, Keira Knightley had suffered food poisoning a few days earlier. She still went to the audition – the film makers liked her "acting" for the scene, as Jackie Price was to be a woman with many issues of loss and pain as well as being physically sick in general.

At the age of 9, Keira Knightley was in Moira Armstrong's A Village Affair in 1994.

Playing Sabe was Keira Knightley first high profile role in 1999, as the Decoy Queen to Natalie Portman's Queen Amidala in Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace.

Probably Keira is best known role as the tomboy footballer Jules Paxton in Gurinder Chadha's Bend it Like Beckham in 2002.

In 2000, Keira Knightley shot her first nude scene for the Nick Hamm's dark thriller The Hole at the time of the shooting Keira was only 15. The film was not released until she was 16 years old in 2001.

To film her first title role, Keira Knightley travelled to Romania for Disney's Princess of Thieves (2001 - TV).
Keira Knightley's notable movie credits include...

Collateral Beauty (2016)
Everest (2015)
The Imitation Game (2014)
Laggies (2014)
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Begin Again (2013)
Anna Karenina (2012)
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
A Dangerous Method (2011)
London Boulevard (2010)
Last Night (2010)
Never Let Me Go (2010)
The Duchess (2008)
The Edge Of Love (2008)
Silk (2007)
Atonement (2007)
pirates of the Caribbean: at world's end (2007)
pirates of the Caribbean: dead man's chest (2006)
stories of lost souls (2006)
domino (2005)
pride & prejudice (2005)
the jacket (2005)
love actually (2003)
pirates of the Caribbean: the curse of the black pearl (2003)
Pure (2002)
The Hole (2001)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Innocent Lies (1995)
A Village Affair (1994)




Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean.




Keira Knightley in Atonement (2007).


Knightley in Pirates of the
Caribbean 2: Dead Man's Chest





Keira Knightley in THE DUCHESS (2008)


Keira Knightley in
Pride and Prejudice