Keira Knightley is a British actress and model. She is one of the most talented young actresses in the world. She is known for starring in Anna Karenina, Pride & Prejudice and Pirates of the Caribbean. Keira Knightley is considered one of the most beautiful women in the world.
Keira Knightley was born on 26 March 1985. She was born in London. Her parents are Will Knightley and Sharman McDonald. Both of her parents were actors. Keira Knightley always wanted to be an actress. She started her career as a child actress. She had an agent since she was 6. She did small TV roles at the time. She also acted in a few movies as a child.
In 1999 she was cast as sabe in Star Wars Episode I: Phantom of the Menace. Her role was the decoy for Natalie Portman. Her first starring role came in 2001. Keira Knightley starred in Princess of Thieves.
In August 2002 she got her breakthrough role in Bend It Like Beckham. She played a huge David Beckham fan in the movie. Her most successful role came after that success. She starred in The Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl as Elizabeth Swan. She played the female lead in the first three films. Elizabeth Swan was the love interest of William Turner played by Bloom She starred alongside Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom in the series.
In 2005 Keira Knightley starred in Pride & Prejudice. The romantic film was a huge hit. Since then she has starred in numerous independent and mainstream films.
In 2012 Keira Knightley starred in Anna Karenina. She got positive reviews from the critics for this role. Her next film Begin Again released in 2013. This year she starred in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit opposite to Chris Pine. She also starred in The Imitation Game.
Till today her most successful film has been Pirates of the Caribbean: Deadman’s Chest in 2006. Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is one of the most successful franchises in history.
Keira Knightley dated her co-star Del Synnott from Princess of thieve in 2001. She also dated actors Jamies Dornan and Rupert Friend. Keira Knightley married musician James Righton in 2011. She is a fan of Premier League team West Ham United. She also loves reading books. Pride & Prejudice has been her favorite book since she was seven.