Will Knightley
British actor
Will Knightley
Will Knightley is an English actor. He has primarily worked in on the stage, and is a founder member of London's Half Moon Theatre. In addition to acting, he has performed voice-over work. He has had TV stints in The Bill, Frost, Midsomer Murders and various adverts. In 2009 he appears in the BBC drama A Short Stay In Switzerland. In 2004, he appeared on the British series Rosemary & Thyme in the episode 'Orpheus in the Undergrowth' as character Jeremy Pearson.
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Is the ‘End of the World’ a New Beginning for Keira Knightley?
BBC Blogs- America - almost 5 years
Keira Knightley, with Steve Carell in the background in 'Seeking a Friend for the End of the World' (Darren Michaels/Focus Features) Before she turned 21, Keira Knightley had already been nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in the 2005 movie version of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. That role, along with her appearances in the first three blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean films, catapulted the English actress to the front rank of Hollywood as The Next Big Thing – briefly. Today (June 22), Knightley will open in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, an appealing apocalyptic romance in which she co-stars with Steve Carell. They play a seemingly mismatched pair who becomes friendly as the planet awaits a cataclysmic collision with a giant asteroid. The low-budget, small scale film is likely to win favorable reviews, as will Knightley for her engaging performance as a free-spirited, old vinyl LP-loving Brit. She gets to show of ...
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The Seagull – Arcola Theatre - The Good Review
Google News - almost 6 years
Will Knightley was stunning as Sorin, keeping a grace throughout which was unrivalled, Gabrielle Lloyd created a beautifully devoted character whose jealousies dictated her actions. Gabriel Hunter tackled a smaller role with wonderful stage presence
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Keira Knightley always been taught to 'treat people right' - Musicrooms.net
Google News - almost 6 years
The 26-year-old star was brought up in Teddington, south west London, with her mum Sharman MacDonald and dad Will Knightley. She said to UK newspaper Daily Mirror: "I was always brought up by Mum to treat people how I wanted to be treated myself
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Keira Knightley Covers 'Flaunt' Spring 2011 Fashion Issue - becomegorgeous.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Her mother is actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald and her father is actor Will Knightley. On returning on stage in Lillian Hellman's melodrama, 'The Children's Hour' Keira says that, "It's so alive. It's your job every single night to make sure
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Top 15 Hottest, sexiest and Most Beautiful Gorgeous Brunette Actress - Benzinga
Google News - almost 6 years
She's the offspring of famed actor Will Knightley and actress-turned-author Sharman MacDonald. She was born on March 26, 1985 in Teddington, England (although she lived most of her life in Richmond, upon Thames, England, UK)
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Off-stage affairs that heighten the drama - The Independent
Google News - almost 6 years
When, for instance, Will Knightley plays Sorin in an adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull at the Arcola Theatre in Dalston next month, will we think of him as the brother of a famous actress, Arkadina, in the play, or as the father of Keira?
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Geraldine James and Roger Lloyd Pack to Star in Chekhov's Seagull at London's ... - Playbill.com
Google News - almost 6 years
The cast also includes Leon Davies, Gabriel Hunter, Yolanda Kettle, Will Knightley, Gabrielle Lloyd, Jodie McNee, Al Weaver, Paul Westwood and Matt Wilkinson. The production is designed by Dora Schweitzer, with lighting design by Neill Brinkworth
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"Ich war niemals eine Rebellin" - derStandard.at
Google News - almost 6 years
Mai 2011) Keira Knightley (26) ist die Tochter des Schauspielers Will Knightley und der Autorin Sharman MacDonald. Ihren Durchbruch feierte sie mit "Kick It Like Beckham". Neben Johnny Depp wurde sie in "Fluch der Karibik" zum Weltstar
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THE OSCARS; Commanding Attention In or Out of Costume
NYTimes - about 9 years
IT'S sometimes hard to remember that the British actress Keira Knightley is only 22. Not that she looks or acts old, exactly. She still has the same gangly teenage frame that earned her the label ''sexiest tomboy beanpole.'' Not in the least shy about undressing, however, she has lately appeared nearly naked on the cover of Interview and,
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SUMMER MOVIES; Keira Knightley: Acting Without the Acting Out
NYTimes - almost 13 years
HAD Keira Knightley's parents been doctors or police officers, it might have been a stethoscope or a toy pistol. But the only thing the daughter of the London stage actor Will Knightley and the Scottish-born playwright Sharman Macdonald wanted at the age of 3 was an agent. She got her way at 6, luckily blossomed into an exquisite and photogenic
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TV Weekend; Letting George Eliot's Passion Surface
NYTimes - over 19 years
As she glides down the river, an Ophelia-like figure lying in a small boat, Maggie Tulliver passes by ghostly images standing on the bank. ''I'm sorry,'' her disembodied voice says as she moves past those she has loved and hurt: her bankrupt father, the two men who have loved her, the sweet cousin she has betrayed and her adored brother, Tom. This
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Will Knightley
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2009
    Age 62
    In 2009 he appears in the BBC drama A Short Stay In Switzerland.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2004
    Age 57
    In 2004, he appeared on the British series Rosemary & Thyme in the episode 'Orpheus in the Undergrowth' as character Jeremy Pearson.
    More Details Hide Details He is the father of actress Keira Knightley.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1946
    Born
    Born on April 23, 1946.
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