Keira Christina Knightley Biography

Keira Christina Knightley

Keira Christina Knightley Biography

Conceived in London, England, on March 26, 1985, Keira Christina Knightley experienced childhood in the entertainment biz family. Her dad is on-screen character Will Knightley and her mom is dramatist Sharman Macdonald. She experienced childhood in a London suburb with her more established sibling Caleb. Knightley later told Marie Claire that playing with dollhouses may have affected her profession decision: “Dollhouses were a major thing in my youth,”

Knightley first requested her own specialist at three years old lastly got one when she was six years of age. The school was difficult for Knightley as she battled with dyslexia.

Keira Christina Knightley
Keira Christina Knightley

Personal Life

In May 2012, Knightley reported her commitment to British performer James Righton of the Klaxons. Keira Christina Knightley and Righton marry toward the beginning of May 2013, and Knightley brought forth their first kid in May 2015, a little girl named Edie.


Knightley started her acting vocation at seven years old, making her TV debut in Royal Celebration (1993) and furthermore showing up on the TV arrangement, The Bill (1995). She showed up in a few progressively made-for-TV films in the mid to late 1990s, before being given a role as Sabé, Padmé Amidala’s imitation, in the 1999 sci-fi blockbuster Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.

Knightley was thrown in the job because of her nearby similarity to Natalie Portman, who played Padmé; the two on-screen characters’ moms experienced issues differentiating their little girls when they were intensely made up. Knightley’s first featuring job followed in 2001 when she played the little girl of Robin Hood in a made-for-TV Walt Disney Productions include, including Princess of Thieves. During this timespan, Knightley additionally showed up worse than broke, a spine chiller that got a direct-to-video discharge in the United States, and in a little arrangement revamp of Doctor Zhivago that was first disclosed in 2002.

Knightley’s advancement job was in the English football-themed film, Bend It Like Beckham, which was a significant achievement in its August 2002 UK discharge, and found real success in the cinema world upon its United States discharge in March 2003, netting $32 million. After Bend It Like Beckham’s UK discharge raised her profile, she was cast in the huge spending activity film, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, which was delivered by Jerry Bruckheimer and opened in July 2003 to positive surveys and a high film industry gross, getting perhaps the greatest hit of summer 2003 and solidifying Knightley as a main on-screen character.

Knightley had a job in the British lighthearted comedy Love Actually, which opened in November 2003. Her next film, King Arthur, opened in July 2004 and got blended surveys, however, was commended by pundit Roger Ebert for “the significant creation characteristics and the magnetism of the on-screen characters, who carry more enthusiasm to the characters than they merit”, Knightley being depicted as looking “at the same time attractive and sloppy”.

Around the same time, Knightley was cast a ballot by perusers of Hello! magazine as the film business’ most encouraging high schooler star. Furthermore, Time magazine noted in a 2004 component that Knightley appeared to be devoted to creating herself as a genuine on-screen character instead of a film star.

Keira Christina Knightley

Knightley featured in three 2005 movies; The Jacket, a dim spine chiller that opened in March; executive Tony Scott’s film Domino, which opened in October, was an activity film enlivened by the life of abundance tracker Domino Harvey; lastly, Pride and Prejudice, an adjustment of Jane Austen’s epic, wherein Knightley played regime Englishwoman, Elizabeth Bennet. The Jacket and Domino got blended basic gatherings and performed ineffectively in the cinema world, yet Pride and Prejudice did well in the U.S. what’s more, opened at No. 1 in the UK film industry, and is Knightley’s 6th film to do as such. She got the Best Actress – Comedy/Musical Golden Globes selection and an Academy Award for Best Actress assignment for the job, however, she didn’t win either.

Knightley’s latest film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, was discharged on July 7, 2006.

She as of late finished recording on Silk (an adjustment of the novel by Alessandro Baricco) and Atonement, an element film adjustment of Ian McEwan’s tale of a similar name, additionally featuring James McAvoy, Vanessa Redgrave, and Brenda Blethyn.

Knightley has finished work on parts of Pirates of the Caribbean 3, which is expected for discharge in May of 2007; she will keep on shooting scenes during the last piece of 2006. She was additionally as of late cast in a film entitled The Best Time of Our Lives, about the Welsh artist Dylan Thomas, from a screenplay by her mom.

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