Keira Knightley
Name: Keira Knightley
Hobbies/Interests: fashion, football, literature
Endorsements: Chanel - Coco; Asprey
Charities: Amnesty International; Breast Cancer Care; Cancer Research UK; Comic Relief / Sport Relief; fresh2o; GOAL; Oxfam; Save The Children; UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund; Women's Aid Federation of England

Keira Knightley began acting as a child and famously at age 3 asked her parents for an agent. She appeared in films and on television in the U.K. before being cast in George Lucas's Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (1999) as Sabe, Queen Amidala's decoy and bodyguard.

Knightley finally caught the notice of moviegoers in 2003 with major roles in the small-budget charmer Bend it Like Beckham and the big-budget extravaganza Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

She then starred in the Brit-flick Love Actually (2003) and recieved great reviews for her part in the film adaption of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (2005) Knightley rejoined Depp and Bloom for the lucrative sequels Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, and was the star of the 2007 drama Atonement.