Date of birth: 26 March 1985
Place of birth: England, UK
His parents: actor Will Knightley and playwright Sharman Macdonald.
She started working on productions in her summer holidays
1994 Keira acted in Moira Armstrong's A Village Affair
1999 she played the role of Sabe in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
2002 Keira Knightley acted in the film the Hole
2002 She played the role of Jules Paxton in Gurinder Chadha's Bend It Like Beckham
Bend It cost just £3.5m to make, and nearly £1m of that came from the British Lottery. It took £11m in the UK and has since gone on to score more than US$76m worldwide.
2003 She became famous thanks to her role in the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl with Johnny Depp
2004 Keira acted in the film King Arthur, released in July. She started dating Jamie dornan, an Irish Model. She received the Hollywood Film Award for Best Beacktrhough actress.
2005 She also acted with Adrien Brody in the thriller The Jacket and in Pride and Prejudice, a classic novel adaptation.
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is due for a Summer 2006 release.
2007 Her film Pirates of the Caribbean 3 will be released .This is the third film of a trilogy with Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley.