Thursday, 17 September 2015

Keira Knightley

Keira Christina Knightley born 26 March 1985) is a British actress. She began acting as a child on television and made her film debut in 1995. She had a supporting role as Sabé in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) and her first significant role came in the psychological horror film The Hole (2001). She gained widespread recognition in 2002 after co-starring in the film Bend It Like Beckham and achieved international fame in 2003 after appearing as Elizabeth Swann in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.







Knightley was in a relationship with actor Del Synnott from 2001 to 2003, they met during the filming of Princess of Thieves. From 2003 to 2005 she dated actor Jamie Dornan.She was in a relationship with Pride & Prejudice co-star Rupert Friend from 2005 until December 2010.In February 2011 Knightley began dating musician James Righton, of Klaxons and on 4 May 2013 they were married in Mazan, Vaucluse in the south of France.They have a daughter, Edie, born in London in May 2015.

In July 2006, Knightley said she has become a workaholic, suggesting that she would take a one-year break from acting to travel and focus on her personal life. Speaking to the press in July 2014, Knightley explained that she felt like she had reached the end of the first stage of her career, and the 2014 film Begin Again was like "it's beginning again."

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