Knightley’s role as the decoy queen was kept under wraps in order to not spoil the surprise, through the promotions, fans were made to believe that Portman played both roles.

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Her father Will Knightley is an actor and her mother Sharman Macdonald is an actress-turned-playwright.

Keira Knightley sure had a large pool of acting genes to select from!

See Also: Emilia Clarke Height, Weight, Measurements, Feet, Net Worth, Wiki Keira Christina Knightley was born on March 26, 1985, in a suburban area in south-west London.

She was originally named “Kiera” but her mother mistakenly spelt it as “Keira” on the birth certificate and they decided to go with the error.

She got involved in acting at a very young age and by the age of just 3, she asked for her own agent.

That request was not granted until after 3 years when Knightley turned 6 and by the age of seven, Keira Knightley landed her first role in (1993).After Juliet, written by her mother and United States, written by her drama teacher are some Knightley’s numerous local productions which she performed in.Her first major role was in the 2001 Walt Disney romantic adventure Princess of Thieves.Her breakthrough role came in 2002 when she starred in Gurinder Chadha’s sports comedy film Bend It Like Beckham.Beyond the expectations of Knightley who didn’t have high hopes for the project, Bend It Like Beckham was a smash hit both in the UK and the United States.She was a bridesmaid at her his wedding to Kerry Nixon in Glasgow.