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Keira Knightley Biography

Born: March 22, 1985
Hometown: Teddington, England

Keira Knightley's Acting Genes

Keira Knightley's mom is a screenwriter and her dad's an actor, so Keira caught the acting bug early. Knightley got her first agent when she was six years old and went on to act in a few British movies.

Keira Knightley: Star Wars & Soccer

When Star Wars director, George Lucas, saw Keira Knightley he thought he was seeing double. She looks so much like Natalie Portman that he thought they must have been separated at birth. He immediately cast Knightley, who was only 14 at the time, to play Queen Amidala's decoy, Sabe, in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Knightley also turned heads with her supporting role in the soccer movie, Bend it Like Beckham.

Keira Knightly's Caribbean Vacation

Keira Knightley plays Elizabeth Swann in the Hollywood blockbuster, Pirates of the Caribbean. The movie also stars Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom.

Keira Knightley - Did U Know?

  • Keira Knightley has an older brother named Caleb.
  • Keira Knightley has dyslexia.
  • Keira Knightley will play Guinevere in the movie version of King Arthur, due out in 2004.
  • Keira Knightley still lives at home with her parents.

Keira Knightley Says...

"I can't see myself moving to California in the foreseeable future. There's a lot of pressure to fit in as far as weight goes. I don't think that's particularly healthy."

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