KEIRA KNIGHTLEY recently appeared in Wash Westmoreland's
2018 film COLETTE, based
on the real-life story of the titular Nobel Prize-nominated writer who rebelled
manipulation and abuse, of which she received glowing reviews for her
performance; BERLIN, I
LOVE YOU, the anthology of shorts co-directed by 8 directors including Dianna
Chelsom and Fernando Eimbcke; as well as Disney's THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR
REALMS co-directed by Lasse Halstrom and Joe Johnston, co-starring Morgan
Freeman and Helen
Mirren, in which she stars as the 'Sugar Plum Fairy.'
Keira recently wrapped production on Gavin Hood's OFFICIAL SECRETS; starring
opposite Matt Smith, it is true story of a British whistleblower who leaked
information to the press
about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into
2003 invasion of Iraq. The film will debut at Sundance Film Festival in January
Knightley is set to begin production on Philippa Lowthorpe's MISBEHAVIOUR, which
will release in 2020.
Keira was seen in Morten Tyldum's THE IMITATION GAME, co-starring opposite
Benedict Cumberbatch. For her performance as 'Joan Clarke,' she earned Academy
BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations in the
of Best Supporting Actress.
Her work also includes a trio of collaborations with Joe Wright for films
PREJUDICE; ATONEMENT and ANNA KARENINA. Her critically acclaimed portrayal in
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE garnered her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for
Actress in a Leading Role; and she was also nominated for a BAFTA Award and
Award for her performance in ATONEMENT.
Keira has also starred in the worldwide box office blockbuster hit, Disney's
THE CARRIBEAN, starring opposite Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom, starring as
Swann.' The franchise of films includes PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: THE BLACK
PEARL; PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN'S CHEST; PIRATES OF THE
CARRIBEAN: AT WORLD'S END; as well as the latest instalment, PIRATES OF THE
CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES.
Additional film credits include Patrice Leconte's INNOCENT LIES; George
Lucas' STARWARS: EPISODE 1 - THE PHANTOM MENACE; Gurinder Chadha's BEND IT
LIKE BECKHAM; Gillies MacKinnon's PURE; Richard Curtis' LOVE ACTUALLY, Antoine
Fuqua's KING ARTHUR; Francois Gerard's SILK; Saul Dibb's THE DUCHESS; John
Maybury's THE EDGE OF LOVE; Mark Romanek's NEVER LET ME GO; Massy
Tadjedin's LAST NIGHT; David Cronenberg's A DANGEROUS METHOD; John
Carney's BEGIN AGAIN; Kenneth Branagh's JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT; Lynn
Shelton's LAGGIES; Baltasar Kormakur's EVEREST and David Frenkel's COLLATERAL
Kiera made her debut in the BBC TV series SCREEN ONE and went on to appear in
other BBC dramas, including DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, THE MUSIC PRACTICE and OLIVER.
In addition to her work in both television and film, Keira has appeared on
stages. She made her West-End theatrical debut in Thea Sharrock's THE
which she received a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress in a
Role. She went on to appear in Ian Rickson's THE CHILDREN'S HOUR and made her
debut in Even Cabnet's THERESE RAQUIN.
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