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Keira was born under the official name Knightley, Keira Christina on March 26th, 1985. She has been a credited actor since the 2003 film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
Keira Knightley has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. She has starred in two films including the 2005 action movie Domino as the character Domino Harvey and the 2005 drama film Pride & Prejudice playing Elizabeth Bennet.
Keira has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in ten films including: the 2014 action film Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit as the character Cathy Muller, the 2012 comedy movie Seeking a Friend for the End of the World playing Penny and the 2010 crime release London Boulevard cast as Charlotte.
Keira Knightley has earned salaries up to $5,000,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2006 action film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, which brought in $423,000,000 at the box office.
Keira is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least one hundred and thirty-three magazines, captured in more than twenty pictorials, interviewed in over seven publications and featured in thirty-eight magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least one book.
As an actor Keira Knightley has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. She was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in the 2005 movie Pride & Prejudice.