Keira Knightley bio Thursday, Oct 16 2008 


Keira Christina Knightley was born to Will Knightley (also an actor) and Sharman MacDonald (actor-turned-playwright) on the 26th of March, 1985.

She first asked her parents for an agent at the tender age of three, but they refused, not wanting their daughter to follow them onto the stage. Keira kept at them, and they finally gave in when she was six. However, her parents still had a few tricks up their sleeves. As part of the deal, Keira, who is dyslexic, had to study through the school holidays, and she was only permitted to work on productions if they didn’t interfere with her education.
In 1994, at the age of nine, she completed her first movie, starring as Natasha Jordan in Moira Armstrong’s ‘A Village Affair’. Following this, she played a number of small roles in other productions.

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Top 25 Hottest young names in Hollywood Tuesday, Oct 14 2008 


From big stars like Harry Potter’s and FHM’s #1 sexy female of 2008 to relatively unknowns ones such as of new James Bond flick Quantum of Solace and of Terminator 4, they range but one thing they all have in common is being young and hot in Hollywood.

AOL’s Moviefone.com offered its 2nd Annual list of top 25 stars under age 25, and among popular celebrities there is Oscar-nominated , 23, as well as , 20, of Juno.

Moviefone editor-in-chief Scott Robson said:

There are several returning people, but what’s really exciting is there’s this whole new crop coming up. We look at what they’ve done in the past, but we’re mostly concerned with what they have coming over the course of the next year and where it positions them.”

What’s the difference between such stars as , and ? Until recently they were united by nothing, except cinema, but now all of them entered a general rating – 25 hottest Hollywood stars aged till 25 years. These days it seems like Hollywood has been overrun by the young. Some have been around and onscreen for much of their lives like , while others are new fresh faces on the scene.

So which stars will be entertaining us in 2018 or even in 2028?

Meet them, here they are!

1

Age 22

22-year-old sizzles at the first place of a rating. She already had time to subdue tops of many ratings of the most attractive and sexual due to her boldness and amazing body. Sultry brunette star has drawn comparisons to . And, her last name is Fox!

Famous For: Megan is famous for Transformers and being the FHM’s sexiest female of 2008.

What’s Next: This fall’s comedy How to Lose Friends and Alienate People; Whore(really!?), Jennifer’s Body (a comedy horror by Juno scribe Diablo Cody); and Transformers 2.

2

Age 20

20-year-old occupies the second line. In his filmography there are already more than 30 pictures. One of films with his participation – Juno (2007) – was even nominated on Oscar.

Famous For: Cera made the leap from TV star Arrested Development to box office draw with the Superbad and the Oscar-nominated Juno.

What’s Next: He’ll follow up October’s Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist with starring roles in Year One, Youth in Revolt and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

3

Age18

The girl from the secular society, the bright Hermione, the good girl fashionista .

Famous for: A role of Hermione in a series of films about Harry Potter brought her real fame. By the way, , who played Harry, also entered to this list, having occupied the eighth line. We witnessed her transformation right from a cute kid into a hot adult.
Harry Potter‘ producer David Heyman says of Emma:

She is one of the brightest people I have ever met, with a razor-sharp mind. After seeing her work in Half-Blood Prince, I can assuredly say she can do it all. She is a great comedienne, and brings real gravitas to the dramatic scenes.”

What’s Next: She’ll voice Princess Pea in this winter’s The Tale of Desperaux, then really break out of the Potter mold in 09’s Napoleon and Betsy.

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