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Keira Knightley


Keira Christina Knightley was born in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond on March 26th 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born mother is of Scottish and Welsh origin. Brought ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 27 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »

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The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game Joan Clarke
(2014)
Pride & Prejudice
Pride & Prejudice Elizabeth Bennet
(2005)

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Starred in a commercial for Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle perfume directed by Joe Wright. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 39 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 136 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kiera Knightley

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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There's always the moral question when you're playing real people. Is there any reason to do this, or are you simply exploiting somebody? See more »

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Invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in 2006. See more »

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Often stars in period pieces

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Aries

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