Keira Knightley is a gorgeous and talented actress who originates from the beautiful English isles. She has worked in both British and American film industries, and she has starred in acclaimed films such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Bend It Like Beckham, Love Actually, and Pride and Prejudice. Knightley was born on March 26, 1985, in Teddington, England. Keira is the talented daughter of actress Sharman Macdonald and actor Will Knightley. Knightley began her acting career on the stage, and made her screen debut in the made-for-television film Innocent Lies (1995). Her first major film role was in the thriller The Hole (2001), in which she played a student who becomes caught up in a mystery surrounding a missing classmate. Knightley’s breakout role came in the 2003 film Bend It Like Beckham, in which she played a young girl who defies her traditional Sikh parents in order to play soccer. The film was a critical and commercial success, and Knightley’s performance earned her numerous awards and nominations. Knightley is well renowned for her acting prowess and amazing beauty. This prowess and remarkable beauty helped her land one of her most well known and adored roles in the file franchise Pirates of the Caribbean which came out on July 9th, 2003. She starred as the young and beautiful “Elizabeth Swann” a strong willed and adventurous daughter of a powerful English aristocrat. Keira is a bright and shining star in the world of acting and will hopefully continue to grace us with her presence on film for many years to come.