ACTOR

Keira Knightley

1985 - Today

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Keira Christina Knightley, (; born 26 March 1985) is an English actress. Her starring roles in independent films, and period dramas as well as big-budget blockbuster productions have earned her nominations for two British Academy Film Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, three British Independent Film Awards, and two Academy Awards. Knightley began acting as a child on television and made her feature film debut in 1995, before making her breakthrough with the 2002 sports film Bend It Like Beckham, for which she won the London Film Critics' Circle Award for Best Newcomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Keira Knightley has received more than 19,513,412 page views. Her biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Keira Knightley is the 899th most popular actor (down from 834th in 2019), the 1,096th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,063rd in 2019) and the 139th most popular British Actor.

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  • 20M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Keira Knightley ranks 899 out of 10,030. Before her are Neil Patrick Harris, Dwight Schultz, Michael Rooker, Richard S. Castellano, Nathalie Baye, and Pete Postlethwaite. After her are Claude Jade, Paul Muni, Annette Bening, Stanley Tucci, Lou Ferrigno, and Emmanuelle Béart.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1985, Keira Knightley ranks 2Before her is Cristiano Ronaldo. After her are Lewis Hamilton, Luka Modrić, Gal Gadot, Wayne Rooney, Lukas Podolski, Michael Phelps, Bruno Mars, Mohammad bin Salman, Mario Gómez, and Nico Rosberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Keira Knightley ranks 1,096 out of 6,924. Before her are Martin Evans (1941), Smithson Tennant (1761), Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence (1451), Thomas Simpson (1710), Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897), and Pete Postlethwaite (1946). After her are Lilian, Princess of Réthy (1916), William the Lion (1142), Harriet Taylor Mill (1807), Charles Scott Sherrington (1952), Joseph Needham (1900), and John Lydon (1956).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Keira Knightley ranks 139Before her are Eric Idle (1943), Robert Shaw (1927), Andy Serkis (1964), Joan Plowright (1929), Mark Strong (1963), and Pete Postlethwaite (1946). After her are Denholm Elliott (1922), Edward Gordon Craig (1872), Andy Whitfield (1971), Imelda Staunton (1956), Robert Hardy (1925), and Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971).

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