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Keira Knightley


Keira Christina Knightley was born in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond on March 26th 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born mother is of Scottish and Welsh origin. Brought ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Everest
Jan Hall
 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)
 2006 Pride & Prejudice: Alternate US Ending (Video short)
Elizabeth Bennet (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 Doctor Zhivago (TV Mini-Series)
Lara Antipova
 2002 New Year's Eve (Short)
Leah
 2002/I Pure
Louise
 2002 Thunderpants
Music School Student (uncredited)
 2001 Deflation (Short)
Jogger
 2001 The Hole
Frankie
 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
 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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Print ads for Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel Paris perfume. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 38 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 133 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kiera Knightley

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Do you know that on all the sets I've been on, nobody has ever made a pass at me? See more »

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Friends with Italian actor Andrea Logiudice and Sienna Miller. See more »

Trademark:

Often stars in period pieces

Star Sign:

Aries

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