Keira Knightley

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Keira Christina Righton (; née Knightley, born 26 March 1985) is an English actress. Known for her work in both independent films and blockbusters, particularly period dramas, she has received several accolades, including nominations for two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, and a Laurence Olivier Award. In 2018, she was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her services to drama and charity.Born in London to actors Will Knightley and Sharman Macdonald, Knightley obtained an agent at age six, and initially worked commercials and television films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Keira Knightley has received more than 24,888,487 page views. Her biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Keira Knightley is the 897th most popular actor (down from 832nd in 2019), the 1,095th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,063rd in 2019) and the 139th most popular British Actor.

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  • 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, Keira Knightley ranks 897 out of 10,030Before 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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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 1,095 out of 6,924Before 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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