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Keira Knightley


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 ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Laggies
Megan
 2013/II Begin Again
Gretta
 2013 Once Upon a Time... (Video short)
Gabrielle Chanel
 2011 Neverland (TV Mini-Series)
Tinker Bell
- Part 2 (2011) ... Tinker Bell (voice)
- Part 1 (2011) ... Tinker Bell (voice)
 2010 Steve (Short)
Woman
 2010/I Last Night
Joanna
 2007 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Elizabeth Swann (uncredited)
 2006 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Elizabeth Swann (uncredited)
 2003 Blooper Reel (Video short)
Elizabeth Swann (uncredited)
 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2003 Gaijin (Video short)
Kate (voice)
 2002 The Seasons Alter (Short)
Helena
 2002 New Year's Eve (Short)
Leah
 2002/I Pure
Louise
 2002 Thunderpants
Music School Student (uncredited)
 2001 Deflation (Short)
Jogger
 2001 Princess of Thieves (TV Movie)
Gwyn
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Sabé (as Kiera Knightley)
 1998 Coming Home (TV Movie)
Young Judith
 1996 The Treasure Seekers (TV Movie)
The Princess
 1995 The Bill (TV Series)
Sheena Rose
- Swan Song (1995) ... Sheena Rose
 1995 A Village Affair (TV Movie)
Natasha Jordan
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Angela
- Royal Celebration (1993) ... Angela
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(24 January 2011 to 11 May 2011) Starred as Karen Wright alongside Elisabeth Moss in an adaptation of Lillian Hellman's "The Children's Hour" directed by Ian Rickson at the Comedy Theatre in London's West End. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 38 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 132 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kiera Knightley

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I think it's great that the discussions are finally being allowed to be had [about feminism], as opposed to anybody mentioning feminism and everybody going, 'Oh, f***ing shut up.' Somehow, it [feminism] became a dirty word. I thought it was really weird for a long time, and I think it's great that we're coming out of that. See more »

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Said auditioning for the role of Christine in The Phantom of the Opera (2004) was the singularly most embarrassing moment of her life because "I knew I couldn't sing it." The role eventually went to trained opera singer Emmy Rossum. - Marie Claire 2005. See more »

Trademark:

Often stars in period pieces

Star Sign:

Aries

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