Keira Knightley was born on March 26, 1985 in the English town of Teddington in a family of actors. As early as six years old Kira appeared agent, and at seven she played her first role. For 11 years Miss Knightley has been the owner of a fairly serious resume.
Roles in "Doctor Zhivago", "The Pit" and other non-Keira brought world-wide fame. The real fame came to her only after the execution of one of the main roles in the film "Bend It Like Beckham".
After this picture Keira spilled a lot of new offers. She worked intensively, and it turned out to be incompatible with the college. Studies had to leave, but the actress is planning to continue their education later.
In 2003, Keira played perhaps his most famous role - in the movie "Pirates of the Caribbean. The Curse of the Black Pearl." Two films Continuation also had a huge success. In all parts of the tape were partners Knightley Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom.
Keira is one of the most promising actresses of the United Kingdom. In 2005 she was nominated for "Oscar" for her role in "Pride and Prejudice".