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PERSONAL DATA OF KATE BECKINSALE
Age: 47 years old
Height: 170 cm
Born in: London, Great Britain
Born on: 07/26/1973
BIOGRAPHY OF KATE BECKINSALE
Kate Beckinsale was born on July 26, 1973 to London, and spent his childhood in the English capital. A troubled childhood marked by the tragic episode that hit the family when Kate was only five years old: Her father, just 31, died of a heart attack in his sleep. Kate grows up with her mother, stepfather and half-siblings, but cannot overcome the loss and feelings of anguish she develops later and undergoes a series of psychoanalytic sessions five days a week for four years. As a teenager, the situation worsens when he takes the habit of smoking and fights against a terrible form of nervous anorexia. She is a restless girl but shows talent: daughter of art, her mother has appeared in many British series and productions, her father has starred in numerous comedies for the small screen in the 70s, she takes courses in theater and acting. Twice he wins a literary competition for children, the “British bookseller WH Smith Young Writers” thanks to three short stories and three poems written by his own hand. Literature or theater, university or acting, the choice is almost impossible and after high school he tries to reconcile the two. He enrolled at the University of Oxford where he studied Russian and French literature, while still a freshman he got a part in the film Kenneth Branagh Much ado about nothing (1993), adaptation of the Shakespearean comedy with the same Branagh, Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, Michael Keaton is Keanu Reeves. Take advantage of educational breaks, summer holidays as well as Easter holidays to run and shoot some scenes in smaller English productions. He spends his third year at university in the Parisian cafes, watching the cigarette being consumed on the edge of the ashtray and wondering if there are already too many years spent on books. Back in England, she changes direction of her life, she abandons her university studies and resolves to act full time, first in the theater, then in several period films for cinema and TV. We see it in Prince of Jutland, based on the historical work that inspired Hamlet, The Golden Bowl from the namesake book by Henry James, Cold Comfort Farm from the novel by Stella Gibbons and inadaptation of the novel by Jane Austen, Emma, in which she plays the protagonist. During these years she has a romantic relationship with the Welsh actor Michael Sheen, together with which has a daughter in 1999, the small one Lily. In 2001 a new costume film marks a turning point in his career, Pearl Harbor of Michael Bay with Ben Affleck is Josh Hartnett, where Beckinsale plays the role ofnurse Evelyn dispute between the two. The romantic comedy follows Serendipity – When love is magic, alongside John Cusack.
In 2003, happy to no longer have to wear skimpy corsets, plays the role that makes her famous among the general public, the vampire Selene in the action movie to the supernatural Underworld of Len Wiseman. The film, which achieves incredible results at the Box Office, also affects her private life: the actress falls in love with Wiseman and leaves her then partner, as well as the father of her daughter, Michael Sheen, present among other things on the set to impersonate L’antagonist Lucian.
The following year he starred in the film Stephen Sommers Van Helsing, similar to Underworld in gothic themes and setting, as a partner of Hugh Jackman. Later is the sensual Ava Gardner in the biopic dedicated to the life of Howard Hughes and directed by Martin Scorsese, The Aviator, that sees Leonardo Dicaprio in the role of the eccentric billionaire. In 2006, three years after the first chapter of the saga, returns in the sequel Underworld- Evolution and in the meantime he grapples with a genre he doesn’t practice often, the light comedy in the film Change your life with one click, next to Adam Sandler is Christopher Walken. In 2007 reads in Snow Angels and in high-voltage horror Vacancy, locked up all night in a horror motel with Luke Wilson. After Underworld – The awakening, is directed by her husband Len Wiseman on a new set, that of Total Recall – Act of force, action thriller set in a dystopian future with Colin Farrell is Jessica Biel. She recently returned to play a Jane Austen character, the handsome one Lady Susan, a social climber widow, in Love and Deceit. In 2017 stars in the last chapter of the saga Underworld – Blood Wars and in The Only Living Boy in New York.
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THE LATEST FILMS BY KATE BECKINSALE
The Only Living Boy in New York
Underworld: Blood Wars
Love and deceptions (Love & Friendship)
An opportunity from God (Absolutely Anything)
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THE LATEST TV SERIES BY KATE BECKINSALE
Year: 2019 Go to all TV series
THE MOST RECURRING GENRES OF KATE BECKINSALE
Drama: 27% Comedy: 17% …