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Kate Beckinsale Biography and Profile

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Kate Beckinsale Profile

Famous as: Actress
Birth Name: Kathrin Romary Beckinsale
Birth Date: July 26, 1973
Birth place: Finsbury Park, London, United Kingdom
Height: 1.70 m
Nationalty: British
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Education: Godolphin and Latymer School
Father: Richard Beckinsale
Mother: Judy Loe
Sister: Samantha Beckinsale
Spouse: Len Wiseman (m. 2004)

Kate Beckinsale Biography

Kathrin Romary Beckinsale famous as Kate Beckinsale is an English actress. She was born on July 26, 1973 in Finsbury Park, London, United Kingdom to Richard Beckinsale and Judy Loe. Her father died suddenly of a heart attack when he was at the age of 31 and Kate Beckinsale was at the age of five. When she was at the age of nine her mother started her relationship with director Roy Battersby. She has a half-sister actress Samantha Beckinsale. She studied at the pee paying Godolphin and Latymer School where she was invloved with the Orange Tree Youth Theatre. At the age of 15 she developed anorexia and had a nervous breakdown for which she underwent Freudian psychoanalysis for four years. While she was studying at the New College, Oxford she read the French and Russian literature. She was also involved with the Oxford University Dramatic Society. At ger young age she decided that she wanted to become an actress. In 1991 she made her first television debut by playing a small part of P. D. James’ Devices and Desires. In 1993 she made her first appearance in the film Much Ado About Nothing in which she played the role of Hero. She rose to fame with her role in the film Underworld. She has also worked as a model as in 1997 she made her appearance in the music video for George Michael’s Waltz Away Dreaming. She has also promoted Lux shampoo in Japanese television ads. She has a eight year relationship with actor Michael Sheen which was started in 1995 and ended in 2003. While  she was filming Underworld she fall in love with director Len Wiseman and in 2003 she moved to Los Angeles with her daughter to live with Len Wiseman. The couple married in 2004.

Kate Beckinsale Filmography

Film
Year Title Role
1993 Much Ado About Nothing Hero
1994 Uncovered Julia
1994 Prince of Jutland Ethel
1995 Marie-Louise Ou La Permission Marie-Louise
1995 Cold Comfort Farm Flora Poste
1995 Haunted Christina Mariell
1997 Shooting Fish Georgie
1998 The Last Days of Disco Charlotte Pingress
1998 Alice Through the Looking Glass Alice
1999 Brokedown Palace Darlene Davis
2001 Pearl Harbor Nurse Lt. Evelyn Johnson
2001 Serendipity Sara Thomas
2001 The Golden Bowl Maggie Verver
2002 Laurel Canyon Alex Elliot
2003 Underworld Selene
2003 Tiptoes Carol
2004 The Aviator Ava Gardner
2004 Van Helsing Anna Valerious
2006 Click Donna Newman
2006 Underworld: Evolution Selene
2007 Vacancy Amy Fox
2007 Snow Angels Annie Marchand
2008 Nothing but the Truth Rachel Armstrong
2008 Winged Creatures Carla Davenport
2009 Whiteout Carrie Stetko
2009 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Selene
2009 Everybody’s Fine Amy
2012 Contraband Kate Farraday
2012 Underworld: Awakening Selene
2012 Total Recall Lori
2013 The Trials of Cate McCall Cate
2014 Eliza Graves

 

Television
Year Title Role
1991 Devices and Desires Young Alice Mair
1991 One Against the Wind Barbe Lindell
1992 Rachel’s Dream Rachel
1993 Anna Lee: Headcase Thea Hahn
1996 Emma Emma Woodhouse
1998 Alice Through the Looking Glass Alice

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Kathrin Romary Beckinsale famous as Kate Beckinsale is an English actress. She was born on July 26, 1973 in Finsbury Park, London, United Kingdom to Richard Beckinsale and Judy Loe.
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Date Published: 02/12/2014
Kate Beckinsale is a Hollywood actress. Ratings According to Nidz.info
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