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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 26 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game Joan Clarke
Pride & Prejudice
Pride & Prejudice Elizabeth Bennet


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 2017 The Aftermath (pre-production)
Rachael Morgan
 2016 Collateral Beauty (completed)
Aimee Moore
 2015 Everest
Jan Hall
 2014 Laggies
 2013/II Begin Again
 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)
 2010/I Last Night
 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 Doctor Zhivago (TV Mini-Series)
Lara Antipova
 2002 The Seasons Alter (Short)
 2002 New Year's Eve (Short)
 2002/I Pure
 2002 Thunderpants
Music School Student (uncredited)
 2001 Deflation (Short)
 2001 The Hole
 2001 Princess of Thieves (TV Movie)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Sabé (as Kiera Knightley)
 1998 Coming Home (TV Series)
Young Judith
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... 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)
- Royal Celebration (1993) ... Angela
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TV commercial for "Coco Mademoiselle" perfume from Chanel. Red silk gown by Karl Lagerfeld. Soundtrack song "L-O-V-E" sung by Joss Stone. Art direction: Jacques Hélleu. Director: Joe Wright. Location: Paris. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 39 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 136 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kiera Knightley


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I think it's important to make time for the people in your life who you love and who love you back. See more »


Fell asleep during the premiere screening of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) due to exhaustion and she has never seen the complete film. She has stated that she does not own her own films on DVD and that she never revisits them after she sees them at the first screening. See more »


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