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Keira Knightley starring in Pirates of the Caribbean 3 - "At worlds end" (2007)

Trailer Pirates of the Caribbean Part 3



Also in the third episode of the historical spectacle Keira Knightley is playing the role of the pirate bride.



 

Keira's body issue

In her last successful movie "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead man's chest" (2006) she starred opposite Orlando Bloom and Johnny Depp.

At the London premiere of "Pirates of the Carribbean: Dead Man's Chest" Keira wore a revealing, backless gold Gucci gown. The slender English Star actress really emphasizes her tin figure.

With a weight (unknown around 110 lbs) and height of 5.7 " she defends herself of being accused of having an eating disorder (see video below) although she admits to having a family history of anorexia.

 




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Keira's chest was enlarged for the American King Arthur posters.
They wanted to make them "slightly larger" and so she said: "It´s fine..." (source: Elle)

"King Arthur" Posters
(on the left the English original)



The English young actress was nominated for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in "Pride and Prejudice - limited Edition Amazon."

In 2006 the dyslexic Keira (see below) was beaten: The Oscar went to her colleague Reese Witherspoone.


At the Oscars she sat beside the legendary moviestar and womanizer Jack Nicholson (photo right). Keira find it kind of embarassing that he didn't hit on her. Probably Nicholson did not Keira's nude photos in the American magazine Vanity Fair.

To the Oscars she wore a gown (see below) designed by Vera Wang (Jewelry of Asprey). The designer gown was auctioned on eBay . The proceeds will support the charitable organization Oxfam relief efforts in East Africa.

The young and beautiful actress began her career as a child actress and in 2003 she broke through. At the age of eleven she played the role as Natasja Jordan in "A Village Affair (1994)." In 1999 she acted in the science fiction "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace."

Her breakthrough role was in the football-themed film "Kick it like Beckham" in which she played Jules.

Shortly after the first Pirates of the Caribbean she already had a new prestigious project. In 2004 she returns to the big scene in the classic legend of the Knights of the Round Table called "King Arthur." She is to play Guinevere, a warrior fighting (with bow and arrow) alongside Arthur in the battle against the Saxes.

Her last action thriller film was called "Domino" (2005). Together with Mickey Rourke (of 91/2 weeks) Keira is playing the part of the Irish girl Domino Harvey - a former model who gave up her career as a model to become a bounty hunter.

The actress idol Keira Knightley was the face in the ad campaigns for LUX shampoo in Japan. She is the successor to Latin Queen Jennifer Lopez >>> video




Keira 8x different

(at some pictures you can click to see some more hair style information)





Private life

Keira has an older brother Caleb (born 1979) and grew up in a showbiz family. Her mother is a Scottish actress and her father an English theatre and television actor.

She suffers from dyslexia and wanted to have her own agent at the age of three to realise her dream of becoming an actress. Her father permitted her to have an agent if she achieved good grades in school. In the end, due to her perseverance she became her own agent and pursued her acting career.