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Keira Knightley

Her first high profile role was when she played as Queen Amidala (played by Natalie Portman) in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
 
Sometimes credited as Kiera Knightley
 
Taken 20 weeks of football practice for her role in"'Bend It Like Beckham"
 
Filmed "Pirates of the Caribbean" 2 and 3 consecutively.
 
Their parents agreed to get her an agent at age 6 if she keep up her education study.
 
Height: 5'7"
 
A member of the Heathham House Youth Project.
 
Has an older brother, Caleb, born in 1979.
 
Her role as the Queen's decoy was kept secret in "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace" to maintain the surprise in the movie. The intent was that Natalie Portman would play both Amidala and her decoy.
 
Some Star Wars fans are still fooled to believe Natalie Portman played both Amidala and her decoy. Many don't know Kiera is the one playing her decoy.
 
Supports the West Ham United football team.
 
Her first role was on "Royal Celebration", a British television series at age 7.
 
Studied Classics, English Literature and Political History at Esher College.
 
Received the Hollywood Film Award for Best Breakthrough (Female) Actor on October 2004.
 
She was on Jerry Bruckheimer's wanted list to play Guinevere in "King Arthur".
 
Did all her action scenes in "King Arthur".
 
While many people thinks Jack, played by Johnny Depp, is the main character in "Pirates of the Caribbean", writer Ted Elliot said "Elizabeth (played by Knightley) is the main character" and "it's always been her story".
 

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