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Last update: February, 2017

Keira Christina Knightley, better known as Keira Knightley, is a famous English actress born in London in 1985. At the age of 30, she consolidated her fame by playing the role of Elizabeth Swann in the Pirates of the Caribbean saga, along with famous actors such as Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom.

Keira Knightley wanted to be an actress since she was a kid. With only nine years old, the famous actress debuted in the film Two Women, in 1994. Her parents were very demanding with her studies, so she couldn’t solely focus on her acting career until she was 17 years old. However, in 1999, when she was 14, she appeared in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace by the famous film director and producer George Lucas. Thanks to this role, she began to gain a good place in the cinema world and in 2001, she performed as a main character for the first time in Princess of Thieves. A year later, she co-starred in in Bend it like Beckham with Parminder Nagra.

The famous actress finally consolidated her career when she represented Elizabeth Swann in the second film of the trilogy Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, in 2003. The film was blockbuster and, as a result, the interpretation of Keira Knightley was well regarded. That same year, she participated in the romantic comedy Love Actually, and a year after, the young actress appeared in King Arthur starring Clive Owen. In 2005, she starred in Pride & Prejudice, which got her two nominations for Best Actress at the Oscars and the Golden Globes. Another role that made her get a nomination at the Golden Globe for Best Actress was Cecilia Atonement in 2007.

Keira Knightley had other successful roles, although the most recently highlighted one was the one performed in The Imitation Game, a film based on the British mathematician Alan Turing life, played by the famous actor Benedict Cumberbatch. In the movie, Keira Knightley played the role of Joan Clarke, a girl who worked with Turing to decipher the machine called Enigma, which helped to end World War II. This role got her a nomination for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.

Outside the cinema world, the famous actress Keira Knightley is very committed to humanitarian work. She is part of International Amnesty, which fights for human rights. She has participated in several charity events to help the most disadvantaged from 2006 to present.