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Keira Knightley

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Keira Knightley

English actress and model add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1985.

Countries: United Kingdom (49%), United States (20%), (7%)

Main connections: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cate Blanchett, Neil Gaiman

Linked to: Esher College, The Walt Disney Company, American Library Association, Amnesty International

 

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Keira Knightley was born in 1985 add something


1993

Her first role was "Little Girl" in "Royal Celebration", a 1993 TV film add something


1995

She later starred in 1995's "Innocent Lies" and 1998's "Coming Home" add something


1996

She was a princess in the 1996 film "The Treasure Seekers" add something


2001

Knightley's first starring role followed in 2001, when she played the daughter of Robin Hood in the made-for-television Walt Disney Productions feature, "Princess of Thieves" add something


2002

World War I - Based on writer Christopher Hampton's 2002 stage play "The Talking Cure" and set on the eve of World War I, the film depicts the turbulent relationships between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung, his mentor Sigmund Freud and Sabina Spielrein played by Knightley, the troubled but beautiful young psychoanalyst who comes between them add something

 

She appeared in a miniseries adaptation of "Doctor Zhivago" which first aired in 2002 to mixed reviews but high ratings add something

 

Giacomo Campiotti - In 2002 he directed the TV series Zivago, another international co-production starring Keira Knightley, Sam Neill and Hans Matheson

 

Bend It Like Beckham - "'Bend It Like Beckham"' is a 2002 British comedy-drama film starring Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan_Rhys_Meyers, Anupam Kher, Shaznay Lewis and Archie Panjabi, first released in the United Kingdom


2003

Knightley had a relationship with actor Jamie Dornan from 2003 to 2005 add something

 

Knightley had a role in the British romantic comedy "Love Actually", which opened in November 2003, which co-starred her childhood idol Emma Thompson add something

 

Jamie Dornan - Dornan had a relationship with actress Keira Knightley from 2003 to 2005

 

Lynden David Hall - Hall appeared in the film "Love Actually" in 2003, where he sang at the wedding of the characters played by Keira Knightley and Chiwetel Ejiofor

 

Jamie Dornan - On the set of an Asprey photoshoot in 2003, Dornan met English actress Keira Knightley, who introduced him to her agent at PFD. The pair dated for two years


2004

Additionally, "TIME" magazine noted in a 2004 feature that Knightley seemed dedicated to developing herself as a serious actress rather than a film star add something

 

In 2004, she travelled to Ethiopia on behalf of that charity add something

 

Ranked No.79 in 2004 she climbed to No.18 in 2005, and was named "the sexiest woman in the world in 2006 add something

 

The US edition ranked her No.54 in 2004, No.11 in 2005, and No.5 in 2006 add something

 

Ray Stevenson (actor) - In 2004, Stevenson starred alongside Clive Owen and Keira Knightley in "King Arthur"

 

Tulip Fever - The film was originally planned to be made in 2004, with Jude Law and Keira Knightley as lead actors and John Madden as director


2005

She appeared in three films in 2005, the first of which was "The Jacket", alongside Adrien Brody add something

 

She dated her "Pride & Prejudice" co-star Rupert Friend from 2005 until December 2010 add something

 

She posed for photos for WaterAid in 2005 and for the American Library Association's "Read" campaign add something

 

"Pride & Prejudice" rounded out 2005 add something

 

Judi Dench - A major hit for Dench came with Joe Wright's "Pride & Prejudice", a 2005 adaptation of the same-titled novel by Jane Austen, starring Keira Knightley and Donald Sutherland

 

Domino Harvey - Harvey's fame was increased posthumously by the 2005 release of the film "Domino" that was loosely based on her life, with Harvey portrayed by Keira Knightley

 

Rupert Friend - He had been dating Keira Knightley since 2005 but the couple split in December 2010

 

John Maybury - In 2005 he directed "The Jacket" with Adrien Brody and Keira Knightley

 

Joe Wright - In 2005 he made the transition to feature films with the critically acclaimed "Pride & Prejudice" starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen

 

Mo'Nique - In 2005, Mo'Nique played a significant role in the Tony Scott bounty hunter thriller "Domino", co-starring Keira Knightley and Mickey Rourke

 

Jacqueline Bisset - In 2005, she appeared in the action movie "Domino" with Keira Knightley

 

Fish (singer) - In the 2005 movie, "The Jacket", Fish appeared alongside Adrien Brody and Keira Knightley as a patient in a mental institution


2006

In 2006, Knightley was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences add something

 

The dress she wore to the 2006 Academy awards was donated to the charity Oxfam, where it raised £4,300 add something

 

Knightley appeared nude, along with Scarlett Johansson, on the cover of "Vanity Fair" magazine's March 2006 "Hollywood" issue add something

 

In April 2006, she was confirmed as the new celebrity face of Chanel's perfume Coco Mademoiselle, though the first photo from the campaign was not released until May 2007 add something

 

In May 2006, she was No.9 on "Maxim"'s 2006 Hot 100 add something

 

Scarlett Johansson - Johansson appeared on the cover of the March 2006 issue of "Vanity Fair" in the nude alongside actress Keira Knightley and fashion designer Tom Ford


2007

Knightley contributed her voice to a 2007 "Robbie the Reindeer" animation, all profits of which will be donated to Comic Relief add something

 

Coco Mademoiselle - In 2007, & Chanel launched a new advertising film starring current spokesmodel Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel

 

Michael Pitt - In 2007, he starred opposite Keira Knightley in "Silk", adapted from the novel by Alessandro Baricco

 

Joe Wright - Wright's next feature was an adaptation of Ian McEwan's Booker Prize shortlisted novel "Atonement" which was released in 2007, reuniting Wright with Keira Knightley and stars James McAvoy


2008

In 2008, Knightley appeared alongside Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy and Matthew Rhys in John Maybury's "The Edge of Love", a fictionalized wartime drama about Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, his wife Caitlin Macnamara, childhood friend Vera Williams, and her romance and marriage with a British soldier add something

 

John Maybury - In 2008 his film "The Edge of Love", a biopic on the life of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas starring Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy, Matthew Rhys and Keira Knightley premiered

 

Rachel Bell - In 2008 she appeared in the Keira Knightley film, "The Edge Of Love"

 

Sienna Miller - In 2008, Miller appeared in the film version of writer Michael Chabon's novel, "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh" and filmed "The Edge of Love," with friend Keira Knightley, a biopic of Dylan Thomas in which she plays his wife Caitlin

 

Emma Watson - In 2008, the British press reported that Watson was to replace Keira Knightley as the face of the fashion house Chanel, but this was denied by both parties

 

Charlotte Rampling - More recently, she portrayed the mother of Keira Knightley's character in the title role in 2008's "The Duchess"

 

Suggs (singer) - Suggs appears in the 2008 romantic drama "The Edge of Love" starring Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller, playing the part of 'the crooner' singing Bowlly's hit "Hang Out The Stars In Indiana"

 

Lisa Stansfield - The film starring Keira Knightley, Sienna_Miller, Cillian Murphy and Matthew Rhys premiered in June 2008


2009

In April 2009, Knightley appeared in a video to raise awareness of domestic abuse entitled "Cut" shot for Women's Aid add something

 

In December 2009, Knightley made her West End debut in Martin Crimp's version of Molière's comedy, "The Misanthrope", at the Comedy Theatre in London alongside Damian Lewis, Tara FitzGerald and Dominic Rowan add something

 

Massy Tadjedin - Tadjedin's directorial debut is "Last Night", which stars Keira Knightley and Eva Mendes, and was released May 6, 2011

 

The Misanthrope - Martin Crimp's adaptation, starring Damian Lewis and Keira Knightley, opened at the Comedy Theatre, London in December 2009


2010

Also in 2010, she starred in "London Boulevard" with Colin Farrell, written by William Monahan add something

 

In 2010, Knightley appeared in Massy Tadjedin's romantic drama "Last Night", in which she co-starred with Eva Mendes, Sam Worthington and Guillaume Canet add something

 

A 41-year-old man was charged with harassment in February 2010 after trying to contact the actress on several occasions outside the Comedy Theatre in London , where she appeared in the play "The Misanthrope" add something

 

In November 2010, Knightley became patron of the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Trust, a British charity that funds medical research into the children's disease Spinal Muscular Atrophy add something

 

Matt King (comedian) - In 2010 he played driver and bodyguard to Ray Winstone's character, Rob Gant in "London Boulevard" alongside Colin Farrell and Keira Knightley

 

Sergio Pizzorno - In 2010, he composed the music for the movie "London Boulevard", starring Colin Farrell, Ray Winstone and Keira Knightley

 

Mark Romanek - Romanek's third feature was the 2010 British dystopian drama "Never Let Me Go" starring Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and Keira Knightley

 

David Cronenberg - In July 2010, Cronenberg completed production on "A Dangerous Method", an adaptation of Christopher Hampton's play "The Talking Cure", starring Keira Knightley, Michael_Fassbender, and frequent collaborator Viggo Mortensen

 

Anna Friel - In November 2010, Friel starred in "London Boulevard" alongside Ray Winstone, Colin Farrell, Keira Knightley and her husband David Thewlis


2011

Knightley's only film of 2011 was David Cronenberg's historical drama "A Dangerous Method", co-starring Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender and Vincent Cassel add something

 

She began dating musician James Righton in late February 2011, and the couple became engaged in May 2012 add something

 

A Dangerous Method - "'A Dangerous Method"' is a 2011 historical film directed by David Cronenberg and starring Keira Knightley, Viggo_Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, and Vincent Cassel

 

Tom Felton - On 18 March 2011, Felton appeared in a comedy sketch on Red Nose Day 2011 alongside James Corden, Rupert Grint, George Michael, Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Gordon Brown MP, Professor Robert Winston and Keira Knightley


2012

In 2012, she appeared with Steve Carell in the dramedy "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" add something

 

In May 2012, Knightley was cast to replace Scarlett Johansson in director John Carney's "Can a Song Save Your Life-" after Johansson had withdrawn due to personal reasons add something

 

Melanie Lynskey - In 2012, she appeared in Focus Features' comedy "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World", alongside Steve Carell and Keira Knightley, and had a role in the adaptation of Stephen Chbosky's teen novel "The Perks of Being a Wallflower", playing the late aunt of Charlie

 

Orlando Figes - The film director Joe Wright revealed that "Natasha's Dance" was the inspiration for his 2012 film "Anna Karenina", starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law with a screenplay by Tom Stoppard

 

Adam Levine - In June 2012, Levine was cast in the musical romance-drama film "Can a Song Save Your Life-", directed by John Carney and starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo

 

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit - In early August 2012, Keira Knightley, Felicity_Jones, and Evangeline Lilly were being considered for the female lead while Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel were approached but declined


2013

Knightley was cast as Cathy Ryan in 2013's "Jack Ryan" alongside Chris Pine add something

 

Keira Knightley was offered to reprise her role as Elizabeth Swann in mid-July 2013, but so far, she has not responded add something

 

Begin Again (film) - "'Begin Again"' is a 2013 American musical comedy-drama film written and directed by John Carney and starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo


2014

Knightley received media attention for her perspectives on feminism, voiced in an interview for "Harper's Bazaar UK" that will be published in early 2014 add something

 

She will re-team with her "Atonement" co-star Benedict Cumberbatch for the 2014 historical drama film "The Imitation Game" add something

 

While appearing as a guest on The Graham Norton Show, alongside former Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry on 24 January 2014, she revealed that she was a fan of West Ham United add something

 

Knightley received media attention for her perspectives on feminism, voiced in an interview for "Harper's Bazaar UK" that will be published in the February 2014 edition add something

 

In the September 2014 issue of "Interview", Knightley posed topless, on the condition that she not be photoshopped, to draw attention to how "women's bodies are a battleground and photography is partly to blame add something

 

She appeared again with her "Atonement" co-star Benedict Cumberbatch for the 2014 historical drama film "The Imitation Game", which premiered in London, UK, in early October 2014 add something

 

On 12 December 2014 Knightley confirmed through a spokesperson that she was pregnant with her first child add something

 

Coco Mademoiselle - In 2014, an advertisement directed by Joe Wright was shot in the Cité du Cinéma by Luc Besson with Keira Knightley and Danila Kozlovsky in the lead roles

 

Mark Strong - Strong co-starred in the 2014 historical drama film "The Imitation Game", alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, in which he played MI6 chief Stewart Menzies

 

The Imitation Game - On Turing's death anniversary week in June 2014, "Entertainment Weekly" released two new stills which marked the first look on the characters played by Keira Knightley, Matthew_Goode, Matthew Beard and Allen Leech

 

Alan Turing - The historical drama "The Imitation Game", directed by Morten Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing and Keira Knightley as Joan Clarke, was released in the UK on 14 November 2014

 

Ethan Hawke - In a December 2014 "Actors on Actors" feature for Variety Media, Hawke said in a filmed discussion with Keira Knightley that actors need "thin skin and a lot of perseverance"


2015

Knightley and Righton live in Islington, and have one child, born in May 2015 add something

 

Their daughter was born on May 25, 2015 add something

 

In October 2015, Knightley will make her Broadway debut in the title role of "Thérèse Raquin" add something

 

The show's official post-preview opening is scheduled for 29 October 2015 add something

 

David Patrick Kelly - In 2015 he appeared as Michaud in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Helen Edmundson's adaptation of "Thérèse Raquin" alongside Keira Knightley

 

Judith Light - In 2015, Light returned to Broadway with role as Madame Raquin in "Thérèse Raquin" starring opposite Keira Knightley and Matt Ryan


2016

In May 2016 Knightley signed a letter imploring Britain to vote to remain in the upcoming UK EU Referendum add something

 

In June 2016 Knightley appeared in a video for We Are Europe aimed at getting younger people to vote in the UK EU Referendum add something

 

In September 2016 Knightley co-hosted A Night to Remember, part of the Green Carpet Challenge, a charity event highlighting sustainability within the fashion industry add something

 

The film will be released in December 2016 add something

 

Begin Again (film) - In 2016 during a series of interviews to promote his film "Sing Street" Carney repeatedly criticized Knightley for her acting in the film

 

Neil Gaiman - In 2016, Gaiman, as well as Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Peter Capaldi, Douglas Booth, Jesse Eisenberg, Keira Knightley, Juliet_Stevenson, Kit Harington, and Stanley Tucci, appear in the video "What They Took With Them", from the United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR, to help raise awareness of the issue of global refugees

 

Stanley Tucci - On September 12 2016, Tucci, as well as Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Peter Capaldi, Douglas Booth, Neil Gaiman, Keira Knightley, Juliet_Stevenson, Kit Harington, and Jesse Eisenberg, featured in a video from the United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR to help raise awareness to the global refugee crisis

 

Wash West - In January 2016, it was announced that West would next direct a biographical film titled "Colette" about the French novelist named Colette, in which Keira Knightley would play the lead role

 

Collateral Beauty - On February 9, 2016, Keira Knightley joined the film and following her Kate Winslet was cast in the film on the next day

 

Juliet Stevenson - On 12 September 2016 Stevenson, as well as Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Peter Capaldi, Douglas Booth, Neil Gaiman, Keira Knightley, Jesse_Eisenberg, Kit Harington, and Stanley Tucci, featured in a video from the United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR to help raise awareness to the global refugee crisis

 

Kit Harington - On 12 September 2016, Harington, as well as Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Peter Capaldi, Douglas Booth, Neil Gaiman, Keira Knightley, Juliet_Stevenson, Jesse Eisenberg, and Stanley Tucci, featured in a video from the United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR to help raise awareness of the global refugee crisis

 

Peter Capaldi - On September 12, 2016, Capaldi, as well as Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jesse Eisenberg, Douglas Booth, Neil Gaiman, Keira Knightley, Juliet_Stevenson, Kit Harington and Stanley Tucci, featured in a video from the United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR to help raise awareness to the global refugee crisis

 

Stanley Tucci - On September 12, 2016, Tucci, as well as Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Peter Capaldi, Douglas Booth, Neil Gaiman, Keira Knightley, Juliet_Stevenson, Kit Harington, and Jesse Eisenberg, featured in a video from the United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR to help raise awareness to the global refugee crisis


2017

The film will be directed by Wash Westmoreland and released in 2017 add something

 

Ray Panthaki - In 2017 it was announced that Panthaki had signed on to Wash Westmoreland's "Colette" alongside Keira Knightley and Dominic West to play real life French playwright Pierre Veber, in the biopic based on the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette


2018

On 20 January 2018, "Colette" premiered at the Sundance film festival add something

 

In October 2018, Keira Knightley revealed, while speaking to the Hollywood Reporter awards Chatter, she had a mental breakdown at 22 and was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder as she struggled to adjust to her sudden rise to fame add something

 

Colette - In the 2018 film "Colette" the novelist is played by Keira Knightley

 

Ray Panthaki - Panthaki attended the World Premier at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival alongside co-stars Keira Knightley and Dominic West, where the Film received positive reviews

 

Katharine Gun - In February 2018, it was announced that a film, "Official Secrets", recounting Gun's actions in 2003 was due to begin filming in March 2018 with Keira Knightley taking the part of Gun.


2019

In 2019, Knightley co-starred in "The Aftermath", a film adaption of the novel by Rhidian Brook, alongside Alexander Skarsgård add something

 

Begin Again (film) - In 2019, when asked about Carney's comments, Knightley would go on to say she accepted the apology and to admit that she wasn't shocked by his earlier comments as they had not gotten along during filming