Keira Christina Knightley born 26 March 1985 is an 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.
Knightley was born in Teddington, London, England to Sharman Macdonald, a Scottish actress of part Irish descent, turned award-winning playwright, and Will Knightley, an English theatre and television actor. She has an elder brother, Caleb, who was born in 1979. Knightley lived most of her life in Richmond, attending Teddington School and Esher College. Knightley has dyslexia, but nevertheless was successful in school and was thus permitted to acquire a talent agent and pursue an acting career. Knightley has noted that she was "single-minded about acting" during her childhood.She performed in a number of local amateur productions including After Juliet (written by her mother) and United States (written by her then drama teacher, Ian McShane).
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 adventure film, inspired by the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney theme parks. The story follows pirate Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and blacksmith Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) as they rescue Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) from her kidnapping by the cursed crew of the Black Pearl, captained by Hector Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush).
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is a 2006 adventure film of the Pirates of the Caribbean series, the sequel to the 2003 film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The film was directed by Gore Verbinski, written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is a 2007 adventure film, the third in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Gore Verbinski directed the film, as he did with the previous two. It was shot in two shoots during 2005 and 2006, the former simultaneously with the preceding film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.
Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Pride And Prejudice (2005)
The Jacket (2005)
King Arthur (2004)
Love Actually (2003)
Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (2003)
Gaijin (short, voice) (2003)
New Year's Eve (short) (2002)
The Seasons Alter (short) (2002)
Doctor Zhivago (TV miniseries) (2002)
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Deflation (short) (2001)
The Hole (2001)
Princess Of Thieves (TV) (2001)
Oliver Twist (TV miniseries) (1999)
Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Coming Home (TV) (1998)
Mindscape (TV) (1996)
The Music Practice (TV) (1996)
Treasure Seekers (TV) (1996)
Innocent Lies (1995)
A Village Affair (1994)
Royal Celebration (TV) (1993)