Keira Christina Knightley Born:
26 March 1985 (1985-03-26) (age 22)Born at:
Teddington, Middlesex, England Notable roles:
Juliette Paxton in Bend It Like Beckham, Elizabeth Swann in the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy, Juliet in Love Actually, Guinevere in King Arthur, Elizabeth Bennet in Pride & Prejudice Academy Awards
Nominated: Best Actress: 2005 Pride & Prejudice Golden Globe Awards
Nominated: Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical/Comedy: 2006 Pride & Prejudice
Keira Christina Knightley (pronounced /ˈkɪə.ɹə ˈnaɪt.lɪ/) is an Academy Award-nominated English film and television actress.
She began her career as a child actress, and came to international prominence in 2003, after co-starring in the films Bend It Like Beckham and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
Knightley has since become a notable lead actress, having appeared in several Hollywood films and earning an Academy Award nomination for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in Joe Wright's 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.Photos