Keira Christina Knightley was in the South London suburb of Richmond on 26 Born in March 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwrighter Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. To write and play – grew up immersed in acting from both sides, it is little wonder that the young Keira asked for her own agent at the age of three. She was granted one at the age of six and played in her first TV role as “Little Girl” to “Screen One: Royal Celebration (# 5.4)” (1993),
at the age of seven years. It was at an early age that Keira had severe difficulties discovered in reading and writing. She was not officially dyslexic as she never sat the formal tests required of the British Dyslexia Association. Instead she worked incredibly hard, encouraged by her family, until the problem was overcome by her early teens.
In October, a new direction for Keira’s career, when it was announced they would appear on the London stage in her West End debut role as Jennifer, a revision of Moliere’s The Misanthrope, with Damian Lewis and Tara Fitzgerald. More than $ 2 million of ticket sales in the first four days followed before any samples had begun! The play will run from December to March at London’s Comedy Theatre. Meanwhile, in late October it was finally confirmed that Keira had the role of Eliza Doolittle in a brand new adaptation of My Fair Lady (??) Wins.
With a screenplay by Emma Thompson and produced by Duncan Kenworthy and Sir Cameron Mackintosh, whose director was finally as Joe Wright (by Danny Boyle and Stephen Daldry have been linked in various phases) confirmed. Filming is not to begin until late 2010, with Daniel Craig, a possible Professor Higgins.
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