Her father is actor Will Knightley and her mother is playwright Sharman Macdonald. She grew up in a London suburb with her older brother Caleb. Knightley later told Marie Claire that playing with doll houses may have influenced her career choice: "Doll houses were a big thing in my childhood," she said. I guess that's why I'm an actress: I never stopped wanting to play. Knightley first asked for her own agent at the age of three and finally got one when she was six years old. School was not easy for Knightley as she struggled with dyslexia.
Skip navigation! Story from Entertainment News. We all get reflective this time of year. As comes to a close, we look back at the most important moments of the last 12 months: The news stories, the political shifts, the latest crop of celebrity babies and celebrity baby names. Today, we reflect back on all the naked people. Here, we highlight the 30 best, worst, and most bizarre NSFW moments of
Keira Knightley Says Women’s Bodies Are A “Battleground”
K eira Knightley recently posed topless in Interview Magazine as her own personal protest against photoshopping. Knightley told The Times she demanded the not safe for work photos be unedited so people could see what she really looked like. Though the studio bore the brunt of that scandal, the actress herself came under fire in when she and Scarlett Johansson posed nude with a fully clothed Tom Ford on the cover of Vanity Fair , in a picture that emphasized the gap the demands made of famous women and men in terms of playing up their sexuality. Rachel McAdams reportedly skipped the shoot after realizing the women would be asked to pose in the buff.
The Essex Serpent follows newly widowed Cora Danes who, having being released from an abusive marriage, relocates from Victorian London to the small village of Aldwinter in Essex, intrigued by a local superstition that a mythical creature known as the Essex Serpent has returned to the area. Just last year, Claire ended an eight season run on Homeland as Carrie Mathison, and reflected on playing the badass character in a recent interview. Keira Knightley is addressing her stance on sex scenes.