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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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 2017 Colette (pre-production)
Colette
 2016 Collateral Beauty (post-production)
Aimee Moore
 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 Doctor Zhivago (TV Mini-Series)
Lara Antipova
 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 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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Modeled for a series of print ads for Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle perfume. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 38 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 136 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kiera Knightley

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

(After being called the new Hayley Mills) That was cruel! Nothing against Hayley Mills, but I'm trying to be cool here. I'm trying to be edgy. See more »

Trivia:

(April 23, 2004) The Royal Shakespeare Company of Stratford, England, held a 2004 poll asking movie viewers to vote for the actor and actress they would love to see play Romeo and Juliet, and the winners were Knightley and James Marsters. More than 2,000 people voted for more than 150 different actors for both roles. Keira triumphed over Kate Winslet, Nicole Kidman, Scarlett Johansson and Juliet ... See more »

Trademark:

Often stars in period pieces

Star Sign:

Aries

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