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Keira Knightley

Sometimes credited as Kiera Knightley
 
Taken 20 weeks of football practice for her role in"'Bend It Like Beckham"
 
Height: 5'7"
 
A member of the Heathham House Youth Project.
 
Has an older brother, Caleb, born in 1979.
 
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.
 
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".
 
Her first high profile role was when she played as Queen Amidala (played by Natalie Portman) in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace