"I was always making up stories, playing with them for hours.
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.
In addition to acting, Knightley has worked as a model, appearing in ads for companies like Chanel.
Unlike other actresses of her generation, Knightley doesn't crave the nightlife and instead prefers to cook for friends when she has free time.
TORONTO – “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” may have grossed over $1 billion across the globe, but most critics despised it and it didn’t have the same spark with American audiences.