You are here: Home » K » Ke » Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley Quotes

English film actress known for her roles in films like Bend It Like Beckham and the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy


Keira Christina Knightley is an English film actress. She began her career as a child and came to international prominence in 2003 after co-starring in the films Bend It Like Beckham and the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy. Knightley has appeared in several Hollywood films and earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in Joe Wright's 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. Two years later she again was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, as well as the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in Atonement.

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley Info

Birth nameKeira Christina Knightley
Date of BirthMarch 26, 1985
Place of BirthTeddington, London, England
Years active1993–present
Post your comment about Keira Knightley

 After I did The Duchess I was absolutely exhausted and I just went, ‘OK, I need to stop’. So I took a year off and I’ve been playing a lot of supporting roles recently. I haven’t taken a lead, and I think that’s partly because of that need to find a balance. 
— Keira Knightley decided to reduce her workload due to exhaustion / February 14, 2011
 I’m in an incredibly privileged position where I can choose my work. I suppose I’m looking to be stimulated in things that I can put myself into which teach me something about myself and the world. 
— Keira Knightley feels privileged to choose and pick her work / February 14, 2011
 My mom was like, ‘You cannot spend that amount of money on a coat,’ and I was like, ‘No, you’re right I can’t, I can’t'. And then literally it was months and months of thinking about it and thinking, ‘I’m not going to do it, I’m not going to do it.’ But then she said, ‘Right, if you’re going to buy it, you have to wear it all the time.’ I wore it every day last year and I’m going to wear it every day this year 
— Keira Knightley asked for the permission of her mother to buy a $6K coat / February 01, 2011
 I think when I was very young and I suddenly started earning a bit of money and I could actually afford to buy shoes, I got very excited and bought a lot. I mean a lot! I haven’t bought any in quite a while. Now I just rent them for the day. They give them to me for the day and I give them back in the evening, which is good. 
— Keira Knightley saying the global recession in 2001 has made her rent stuff instead of buying them / February 01, 2011
 Oh, God, the only thing that’s going through my head to describe it is, it’s like sex with an orgasm at the end of it! Whereas film is like you have sex but you never get the orgasm. A lot of stopping and starting but… oh, I wish I hadn’t said that. 
— Keira Knightley saying taking to the stage is like sex with an orgasm at the end of it / February 01, 2011

 Do you know what it is? It’s that I’m the laziest f**ker in the entire world. It’s true. And stagnation is always really, really imminent. 
— Keira Knightley saying she is very lazy / January 31, 2011
 I can literally just sit and not do anything for hours and hours and hours and if there is something completely mind-numbing to do, like surfing the internet or watching c***py TV, I’ll do it and then I’ll feel s**t about myself. So I try to get rid of it. 
— Keira Knightley saying she is very lazy / January 31, 2011