Hola amigos, vamos a saber más sobre la famosa actriz "Keira Knightley".
**Knightley was born in Teddington, Greater London and was brought up (educada) in the wealthy(acomodada) area of Richmond, in west London. She has English, Scottish and Welsh blood, so she is a true Briton!
**Both her parents worked in theatre: her mother is a playwright(dramaturgo) and her father is an actor. She has one brother who is six years older than her.
**Keira always wanted to be an actress. She starred (protagonizó) in many amateur productions when she was still at school. Her parents encouraged her (la animaron) but they insisted that she also did well in her other studies and she did it.
**In 1990, Knightley began to cast in small roles on British television, including the long-running (que lleva tiempo en antena) series "The Bill".
**In "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace" she played "Sabé".
**In 2002 she played a leading role in the succesful British film "Bend It like Beckham".
**In 2003 Keira was cast in the movie "Pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of the Black Pearl" and her career seemed set to follow in that money-making direction.
**In 2005 she starred as Elizabeth Bennet in British film "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen. She was nominated for an Academy Award. At the same time she was modelling as the face and body of Chanel's perfume "Coco Mademoiselle" replacing Kate Moss.
**She has made two more "Pirates of the Caribbean" films.
**In 2007 she made Atonement".
**In 2008 she starred "The Duchess" and "The Edge of Love".
At the moment she has impressed critics very much because of her spontaneous and good acting.