• Keira  Knightley

    Keira Knightley

    Born on March 26th, 1985

    From Teddington, Middlesex, England

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Atonement

This sweeping English drama, based on the book by Ian McEwan, follows the lives of young lovers Cecilia Tallis (Keira Knightley) and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy). When the couple are torn apart by a lie constructed by Cecilia's jealous younger sister, Briony (Saoirse Ronan), all three of them must deal with the consequences. Robbie is the hardest hit, since Briony's deception results in his imprisonment, but hope for Cecilia and her beau increases when their paths cross during World War II.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated
Leading Actress
Golden Globe (2008)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Pride & Prejudice

In this adaptation of Jane Austen's beloved novel, Elizabeth Bennet (Keira Knightley) lives with her mother, father and sisters in the English countryside. As the eldest, she faces mounting pressure from her parents to marry. When the outspoken Elizabeth is introduced to the handsome and upper-class Mr. Darcy (Matthew MacFadyen), sparks fly. Although there is obvious chemistry between the two, Darcy's overly reserved nature threatens the fledgling relationship.

Golden Globe (2006)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role