Keira Knightley is an actress most well known to us from her appearances on the hit television show ER. She has also appeared in a number of movies and television shows, including ER, The Firm, The Kings of Our Fathers, Tinker Bell, Vegas, and more. She is also notable for her role as succulent in the movie Sex and the City. She is worth a mention in our Best Female Actor’s list because of her interesting and sometimes controversial roles.
Keira Knightley’s most well-known role is on the show ER, but she has also had small parts in other movies and shows like Sexy Married, Dinner With Strangers, Brides, Edward Scissorhands, and others. In the television show The Firm, Knightley plays Camille O’ Hare, a divorcee who is one of the main characters. She is an attractive woman, who is smart and attractive (she can take off her shirt to prove it) but also sassy and bold. She is an integral part of the team that includes Steve Coon and Christine Barriess as a couple.
One of Knightley’s most noteworthy roles is as the young pirate Alice Cooper in the movie’s Alice in Wonderland and Pirates of the Caribbean. Though she only played a small part in the latter film, people still talk about her and compare her with Alice Cooper. Her Pirates of the Caribbean performance is probably the best-known of all her film appearances. She was the only female character that didn’t speak in the first two Pirates of the Caribbean films.
Another of Knightley’s popular roles is the sexy pirate in the TV show Black Rain. This time, she is playing a character that was more on the mysterious and the sexy side. The TV show was canceled after the third season, but the movie achieved cult status and went on to make three more movies, including a sequel. While appearing in the TV show, Knightley also appeared in the video game Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Both Black Rain and On Stranger Tides were well received by audiences, bringing Knightley recognition among movie fans, and she began working on a remake of that movie before continuing on to other films.
Though her films have largely been forgotten by those not in the know, there are still some of her films that are well worth watching. For example, the movie version of The Replacements featured Knightley alongside Jason Statham, whom she had worked with in the Kill Bill franchise. Other popular roles include Nurse Jackie and the villainous Pennywise in the Tim Burton movie Dark Water.
Her appearance on stage has also made her a popular guest star, including a guest role on Broadway. These shows included shows such as Cats, where she played the title role, and Hello Kitty! She later went on to play a lead role in the musical What is Your Number? In the TV show Webster, Knightley appeared as Daphne Du Maurier’s mother. She later went on to play opposite Tom Hanks in Moolinton Falls, a musical based on the life of the late rock and roll musician, Moo Cows.
There have also been some spinoff series, such as the movie spin-off of the television show Black Rain. This series featured Knightley as Rose, another member of the team that goes into Black Rain with Christian. She also appeared in the sequel to the movie, called Black Rain II. The latter movie featured Keira Knightley’s daughter, Jada Pinkett Smith. In the latter series, she plays sibling to Pinkett Smith’s character, Jada.
She also received critical acclaim for playing the lead role in the animated film The Princess and the Frog. Her supporting role became popular, especially when she was cast as Mulan, the main character from the story. Other roles that have been praised include Nurse Jackie, in the movie Homegoing, and the grandmother in Mulan. She has also become known for playing the evil Snow White in the Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, as well as appearing in the Harry Potter films, and The Chronicles of Narnia.