Kathrin Romary Beckinsale (born 26 July 1973) is an English actress. After some minor television roles, she made her film debut in Much Ado About Nothing (1993) while still a student at the University of Oxford. She appeared in British costume dramas such as Prince of Jutland (1994), Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Emma (1996), and The Golden Bowl (2000), in addition to various stage and radio productions. She began to seek film work in the United States in the late 1990s and, after appearing in small-scale dramas The Last Days of Disco (1998) and Brokedown Palace (1999), she had starring roles in the war drama Pearl Harbor (2001), the romantic comedy Serendipity, and Tiptoes (2003). She followed those with appearances in The Aviator (2004) and Click (2006).
|Full name at birth||
Kathrin Romany Beckinsale
|Claim to fame||
Pearl Harbor, Underworld and Van Helsing
|Date of birth||
26 July 1973
|Place of birth||
Chiswick, Borough of Hounslow, London, England, UK
Actress • model
5' 7" (170 cm)
128 lbs (58.1 kg)
10 (US), 42.5 (EU), 8.5 (UK), 270 (J)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Godolphin and Latymer School (1991)
New College, Oxford University (dropped out)
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