Keira Knightley

Keira Christina Knightley (born 26 March 1985) is an English actress and model. She began acting as a child and came to international prominence in 2002 after co-starring in the films Bend It Like Beckham and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Knightley has appeared in several Hollywood films and earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in Joe Wright's 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. Two years later she again was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, as well as the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in Atonement. In 2008, Forbes claimed Knightley to be the second highest paid actress in Hollywood, having reportedly earned $32 million in 2007, making her the only non-American on the list of highest paid actresses.

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Misbehaviour Review

Miss World 1970: The launch of a revolution

Watch a new featurette for the Keira Knightley-led Misbehaviour: The Real Women Who Changed Miss World

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessie Buckley, Greg Kinnear and Lesley Manville also star

LFF 2019: Official Secrets Review

In the third of this year's post 9/11 political dramas, Keira Knightley stars as British whistleblower Katharine Gun

Official Secrets trailer: Keira Knightley tries to stop the Iraq war

Director Gavin Hood’s follow-up to Eye in the Sky is another politically based story

Colette trailer: Keira Knightley stars as author Gabrielle Sidonie Colette

After 15 years spent trying to finance the film, director Wash Westmoreland finally got his wish

Say When Review

Keira Knightley fails to launch in Lynn Shelton's comedy about staying young forever

The Imitation Game (London Film Festival 2014) Review

Benedict Cumberbatch shines as Alan Turing in an efficient, unimaginative retelling of how the Enigma code was cracked.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Review

Jack Ryan is back on duty in this belated franchise reboot

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World in November

This 'apocalypse comedy' with Steve Carell and Keira Knightley comes to UK homes next month...

Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World Review

It's the end of the world as we know it, but will we be fine?

A Dangerous Method (UK) in June

David Cronenberg's latest comes to UK homes this June...

A Dangerous Method (US) in March

David Cronenberg's latest comes to US DVD and Blu-ray in March...

Never Let Me Go Review

Mark Romanek (One Hour Photo) directs a poignant film about love, destiny and human existence.

Domino (US BD) in January

Tony Scott's crime movie starring Keira Knightley comes to US BD in the New Year...