Keira Christina Knightley, OBE, is an English actress and model who played Elizabeth Swann in the every film of the Pirates of the Caribbean series, excluding the fourth. Earlier, Knightley played Gwyn in Princess of Thieves, and also had a supporting role as Sabé in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. She will play the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
She also played Guinevere in King Arthur.
- Knightley was originally considered along with Alice Eve and Gemma Arterton for the role of Peggy Carter in Captain America: The First Avenger, but at the end, Hayley Atwell was cast instead.