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Kate Beckinsale was born July 26, 1973 in England. Ibid and passed her youth. Mother, Kate Beckinsale, actress Judy Law starred (and continues to be removed at present) in television shows and serials. His father, Richard Beckinsale, also participated in many comedy TV series 70, tragically died in 1979 at the age of 32.
This loss is very strongly influenced Kate. She said that in his childhood was "furious and unrestrained child," which is a derailment at school. Then, at the age of nine years of upheaval of her mother's relationship with director Roy Battersby and moved into his house, where Kate was forced to share living space with Battersby's daughter and four sons, his restless. She said that she had the feeling the invasion of her privacy, she hoped that her mother would not marry, although she gratefully acknowledges the positive impact Battersby on her life.
. In a private school "Flexlands, Godolphin and Latymer" It was noticeable, as a tomboy, and Battersby, who came from working-class family, and thought it was quite fun to hear the curses of the posh girl, encouraged her for swearing
. But her fury at the death of his father gradually turned against her, . making it restless and closed, . with a paranoid fear of disease, . what, . eventually, . manifested in the form of anorexia - anorexia, . According to Kate - is "kind of nervous breakdown, . often manifested among adolescent girls ",
. At fifteen, she weighed only 30 pounds, but thanks to the support of Law and Battersby, as well as with psychoanalysis, eventually recovered. Now she claims that anorexia and the learning process, which she called - "the best thing that ever happened in my life."
. Throughout the illness, however, her passion and creativity is not affected (she was proud that I was born in one day with Jung, Eldosom Huxley and George Bernard Shaw
. Kate twice won the competition of young writers named B. Smith, first for his short stories, and then for 3 poems.
And the question becomes whether it is an actor, as her parents, she replied that she certainly. She always loved the theater, once even traveled the country with the theatrical show "The Rocky Horror Show", where dressed in rags, she swore and threw tampons on stage. She joined the youth theater troupe far from home in Chiswick, and began to look for work.
Roles came quickly. Her first professional performance was the scoring of anguish Alice Mair in a TV production of novel, PD James' Devices and desires ". This followed a 30-minute short film "Rachel's Dream" for TV "Channel 4" tale about environmentalism and the sins of the capitalists, where she co-starred with Christopher Eccleston. Her first big role was the film "One Against the Wind", where starring Judy Davis and Sam Neill. Davis played a employee of the Red Cross to help the Allies in occupied France during World War II, and Kate played her daughter involved in the treacherous relationship with the Nazi officer. Painting came to U.S. screens in late 1991
. Things went well, . and Kate was thinking about entering the theater school, . but instead decided to expand their horizons and enrolled in New College at Oxford, the faculty of the French and Russian literature (it is believed, . it will allow her to act in different countries),
. Nevertheless, she continued to perform on stage, joining the troupe of student community, where the most memorable in the presentation of the book of Arthur Miller's "View from the Bridge". But it is there, although the girls and kept away from the guys she met her first love - the actor among the students of Edmund Moriarty - they first met in the performance of a passionate kiss on stage.
. In search of professional roles, Beckinsale feels like success, and defeat
. One of the major failures was the loss of the role of Cathy in "Wuthering Heights" - in the last minute Juliette Binoche appeared before the poor man Ralph Finn. Nevertheless, there were good luck, one of the biggest was her first role on the big screen with Keanu Reeves, Denzel Washington and Emma Thompson in the film of Kenneth Branagh's "Much Ado About Nothing". Taking off in Tuscany in the summer of 1992, she shared a villa with Reeves and Robert Sean Leonard, but I tried to concentrate on its role, to avoid the transformation of Svay heroine in the usual downer. Later, she explained that "can not play the stupid women, because they do not know of such a life."
. Somehow, while continuing to study it, during the Easter holidays of 1993, went to Copenhagen to shoot "Prince of Jutland" directed by Gabriel Axel
. It was a retelling of "Hamlet", placed on the modern Danish material with such stars as Gabriel Bern, Helen Mirren and Christian Bale. Summer Beckinsale worked again, this time in the thriller "No cover" the restorer of paintings who accidentally finds the key to the unsolved murder. She also appeared in the first episode of "Headcase".
Third year of training Keith was supposed to be held in Paris. She enjoyed the freedom, especially the rest of life in Oxford, which she found empty and frivolous. She took the lead role in the French film "Marie-Louise Ou La Permission" and tried to get the role of Flora's post in the television movie "Cold farm". It was believed that she was too young for this role, but Kate has shown that intelligence and ambition, writing to the director John Schlesinger with a request to try again, when he will be in Paris. It reached its goal and, after graduating from university in the spring of 1994, in the late summer starred with Ian and Rufus MakKellenom Syuellom. "Cold farm was the leader of New Year's channel" BBC ", but when it came to American cinema screens next year, then collapsed in a $ 5 million, which led to kinorelizu in the UK in 1997.
. 1995, Kate Beckinsale have preferred to hold on the theatrical stage, instead of shooting area - along with the theater Thelma Holts she traveled all over England, taking part in the production of Chekhov's "Seagull"
. Charter to play the young and chaste she got the role of harmful and malevolent siren in "ghost house". Led by director Lewis Gilbert, . who was filming "Elfi" and "Educating Rita", . and the cast of, . involving a Aidan Quinn and Anthony Andrews - it was an excellent story about ghosts, . but Beckinsale, . is quite reasonable, . experienced problems with shooting in the nude and sex,
. Nevertheless, this small part of the script had to remove the general plan. "I despise it," she said later, as well as despised it when required understudy.
The following year, Kate was invited to a screen version of Jane Austen's novel "Emma", as she co-starred in the comedy "swindle"
. The real breakthrough for Kate Beckinsale has high budget historical drama - a joint project of Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay - "Pearl Harbor", . gave a strong impetus to a career Josh Hartnett, . played alongside Kate Beckinsale and Ben Affleck starring roles,
. Despite a very cool response from critics and the mediocre script, the film has collected more than $ 200 million worldwide, and the actors who acted in the lead roles and found the mega multi-million army of fans. But initially the role of Evelyn was given Charlize Theron, which, however, refused to participate in this project, preferring him shooting the romantic drama "My Sweet November".
In 2002 she won the role of "intuition" when on the eve of Christmas, making purchases in New York, met and fell in love with John Cusack. Obsessed with fate, she wrote her phone book and sold it, calculation was that if they are destined to be together, then fate will invest this book in the hands of passionate Cusack. Years later, when both were with other lovers, but still lamented the slowness of Destiny, what happened. In the same year came the second picture with Beckinsale - "Laurel Canyon". This tape was released in a limited rental and received average reviews from critics. In "Laurel Canyon", she and Christian Bale play lovers, they moved to the producer Bale and his sexually liberal mother Frances McDormand, who worked and slept with a British rock star, Alessandro Nivola. The pair decided to include Kate in a curious love triangle, while Bale was lost somewhere. Besides Keith co-starred only in advertising "Gap", entitled "Denim Invasion" along with Orlando Bloom directed by Cameron Crowe.
2003 was marked by a great actress for "solo" project - a stylish Action-feed "Another World", tells the story of the struggle of clans of vampires and werewolves, Kate opened for us in a new role eshn-heroine. On the set of "another world", she fell in love with the director Lena Weizmann and broke seven-year relationship with Michael Sheen - he went, . to remove the "Golden Youth", . "Timeline" and along with Julianne Moore and Pierce Brosnan in "Laws of Attraction.,
. The tabloids were furious
. Not only because Kate does not behave like a traditional English rose, but because it did exactly that, and Kate Vinslet in order to achieve success in Hollywood a few years ago. As a result, Shin still starred in "another world". During the press tour new movie couple tried not to talk about the gap. Instead, they deliberately promote the film, crazy call Romeo and Juliet in a world where vampires are continuous war with the werewolves. Kate plays the fearless vampire Selenium. The name of her heroine, dressed in tight-fitting rubber suit, looked like Selena Kyle (Catwoman) by Michelle Pfeiffer in "Batman Return". This outfit she certainly was - the billboards with her picture made her a true sex symbol even before the movie.
Raleigh poured as from a cornucopia. Her next role - the role of a pregnant girl in a crazy, Matthew McConaughey romantic comedy "On tiptoe". The fact that the brother McConaughey - Gary Oldman - a dwarf, very worried about a couple - they were afraid that latent genes might influence the growth of their child. And then, complicating the situation, Kate fell in love with Harry.
In 2004, followed by an even bigger success. First, she returned to the world of vampires in "Van Helsing", big-budget film by Stephen Sommers, followed the successful films of the Mummies. She played Anna, a noble, but unruly girlfriend vampire hunter in the performance of Hugh Jackman, who has joined the hunt, during his visit to Eastern Europe in the fight against Dracula, werewolves and Frankenstein's monster.
Then followed the most promising role to date - the role of Ava Gardner in "The Aviator", the long-awaited biography of Howard Hughes, directed by Martin Scorsese with Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role. With Cate Blanchett, who plays Katharine Hepburn, another mistress Hughes, on-screen rivalry was very passionate. Many wondered whether the brittle Beckinsale meet incredible charisma Gardner. She could. This caused Frank Sinatra such agony that he wept like a child, and pretended that he wanted to commit suicide. Beckinsale has taken one of the biggest gambles in the history of modern cinema.
In May 2004, the first Kate married Lena at the Weizmann. A pair immediately continue work on the continuation of "another world". The first part was worth 20 million dollars and became a hit, doubled the budget to continue. Demonstrating the origin of vampires and werewolves, with the dramatic talents of Derek Jacobi was more ambitious than its predecessor. In 2006, the year the world premier of the movie "Underworld 2: Evolution".
He became one of the most beautiful and stylish film. Every frame, every scene - a small masterpiece of directing. The dark palette of the film, Gothic interiors perfectly combine with modern dynamic scenes. At the same time, the plot of the film so much deep and unusual, that in "Underworld 2" fall in love with the first minutes. Not surprisingly, the film has gained countless fans and fan clubs.
But after the movie Keith stated that it was her last role in the vampire saga. I accepted the offer of David Gordon Green to withdraw in his new drama "Snow Angels". Then the actress gets role in the thriller "Vacancy on the victim," directed by Nimrod Antalya. Being stranded in cut off from the world motel, the couple in addition to other trouble discover hidden cameras in his room. They do not have time to get out and understand what are the new victims - puppets in someone's ill-conceived reality show.
. At the moment, Kate Beckinsale, taking part in the filming of the drama "Nothing, . but the truth ", . based on real events, . occurred in late 2005 with the American journalist The New York Times Judith Miller, . implicated in the scandal about the leaking of information from the White House,
. Miller has spent nearly three months after both refused to disclose the source of information, told her the name of a CIA agent.
. Paralellno actress is removed in an action movie Dominic Sena, Whiteout ", . where she plays servants of the law Carrie, . which has only three days at, . to using the first helicopter pilot to catch a serial killer in the history of Antarctica, . after which the continent п+п¦п¦я-п+п¦я- polar night,
. As well as drama Rowan Woods' Winged creatures "- Screening Frayriha Roy's debut novel, whose main character is a few people who were lucky enough to survive a massacre at a restaurant where they were. Survivors occasion to rethink their lives and find their own path to understanding the impermanence of human existence and to communicate with people.
1.Everybody 's Fine (2009)
2. Winged creatures (2008)
Winged Creatures ... Carla Davenport
3. Whiteout (2008)
Whiteout ... Carrie Stetko
4. Nothing but the Truth (2008)
Nothing But the Truth ... Rachel Armstrong
5. Vacancy on the victim (2007)
Vacancy ... Amy Fox
6. Snow Angels (2007)
Snow Angels ... Annie
7. Click: With remote control for life (2006)
Click ... Donna Newman
8. Underworld 2: Evolution (2006)
Underworld: Evolution ... Selene
9. The Aviator (2004)
Aviator, The ... Ava Gardner
10. Van Helsing (2004)
Van Helsing ... Anna Valerious
11. Little fingers (2003)
Tiptoes ... Carol
12. Another World (2003)
Underworld ... Selene
13. Laurel Canyon (2002)
Laurel Canyon ... Alex
14. Intuition (2001)
Serendipity ... Sara Thomas
15. Pearl Harbor (2001), $ 200 000
Pearl Harbor ... Nurse Lt. Evelyn Johnson
16. The Golden Bowl (2000)
Golden Bowl, The ... Maggie Verver
17. Ruined Palace (1999)
Brokedown Palace ... Darlene Davis
18. Alice Through the Looking Glass (TV) (1998)
Alice Through the Looking Glass ... Alice
19. The Last Days of Disco (1,998)
Last Days of Disco, The ... Charlotte Pingress
20. Swindle (1997)
Shooting Fish ... Georgie
21. Emma (TV) (1996)
Emma ... Emma Woodhouse
22. House Ghosts (1995)
Haunted ... Christina Mariell
23. Marie-Louise, or the Resolution (1995)
Marie-Louise ou la permission ... Marie-Louise
24. Uncomfortable Farm (TV) (1995)
Cold Comfort Farm ... Flora Poste
25. The Flanders Panel (1994)
Uncovered ... Julia
26. Prince of Jutland (1994)
Prince of Jutland ... Ethel
27. Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
Much Ado About Nothing ... Hero
28. Anna Lee (TV) (1993)
Anna Lee: Headcase ... Thea Hahn
29. Dream Rachel (TV) (1992)
Rachel's Dream ... Rachel
30. One against the wind (TV) (1991)
One Against the Wind ... Barbe Lindell
31. Devices and desires (TV series) (1991)
Devices and Desires ... Young Alice Mair, voice
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