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Hollywood Actress Profiles: Keira Knightley

Posted on Sep 14, 11:35PM | TINN

Keira Knightley is an EnglishActress and a model. She is actually a child artist. She had he first role as asupporting character, Sabe, in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. She hadher breakthrough role in 2002, when she acted in Bend it like Beckham andgained international attention for her role in Pirates of the Caribbean.

Forbes also listed her as one of the highest paid actresses- making her the only non-American woman to be on the coveted list.

Keira Knightley is well known tostar in period dramas and costume dramas, the most popular of which are Prideand Prejudice, Atonement, The Duchess, A Dangerous Method etc. She has donesome other popular movies such as Love Actually, King Arthur, the Edge of Love,Never Let Me Go etc. She also plays the eponymous role in Anna Karenina, anupcoming movie based on Tolstoy's novel, of the same name.

She has been nominated for BAFTAs,Golden Globes and Academy Awards multiple times. She is engaged to musicianJames Righton. Knightley is also the face of Amnesty International and hascontributed towards Comic Relief and Women's Aid as well. Date of Birth: 26th March 1985