Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

British actress
Keira Christina Righton OBE is an English actress. Known for her work in both independent films and blockbusters, particularly period dramas, she has received several accolades, including nominations for two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, and a Laurence Olivier Award.Wikipedia
BornMarch 26, 1985
HometownLondon, England
Net worth$80 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseJames Righton (m 2013 - present)
ChildrenEdie Knightley Righton
ParentsWill Knightley , Sharman Macdonald
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My Grandparents’ War, review: Keira Knightley learns a humbling lesson in stoicism

  • Keira Knightley has acted in several films set during the Second World War – Atonement and The Imitation Game, to name but two – and finds the era “endlessly fascinating”. Yet, as she explained in My Grandparents’ War (Channel 4), she did not know exactly what her own family went through. This is true for many of us, due in part to the fact that people of that generation did not spend the rest of their lives dwelling on it, but got on with living.

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Keira Knightley had 'one hell of a pregnancy' with her second child, inspired her new role

Keira Knightley had a difficult pregnancy with her second child, but it inspired her to take on her latest role.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2015Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe Imitation GameNominated
2015Academy AwardActress in a Supporting RoleThe Imitation GameNominated
2015British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActressThe Imitation GameNominated
2015Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting RoleThe Imitation GameNominated
2015Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureThe Imitation GameNominated