July 26, 1973
47 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
34-23-34 in | 86-58.5-86 cm
54 kg | 119 pounds
10 US | 40.5 EU
Kathrin Romary Beckinsale was born in Chiswick, London, United Kingdom, on 26 July 1973, is an English actress.
Young Kate Beckinsale began her career with the Orange Tree Youth Theatre and the Oxford University Dramatic Society.
She was a two-time winner of the W.H. Smith Young Writers' competition for her short stories and poems.
She got her television debut in TV miniseries Devices and Desires (1991) in voice role as Young Alice Mair.
She made her big screen debut in romantic comedy film Much Ado About Nothing (1993) in role as Hero.
She landed her stage debut in a play "The Seagull" (1995) in role as Nina, at Theatre Royal, Bath.
She got her Hollywood debut in comedy drama film The Last Days of Disco (1998) in role as Charlotte Pingress.
Her breakthrough performance came as Lieutenant Evelyn Johnson McCawley in romantic period war drama film Pearl Harbor (2001), directed by Michael Bay.
Jolt (2021) action in role as Lindy, opposite Bobby Cannavale and Stanley Tucci
Farming (2018) drama in role as Ingrid Carpenter, with Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
She played Selene, a vampire Death Dealer in the Underworld movie series:
Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
Underworld: Awakening (2012)
Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)
She won the London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actress of the Year for her role as Lady Susan Vernon in period comedy film Love & Friendship (2016).
Brokedown Palace (1999) thriller drama opposite Claire Danes
Serendipity (2001) romantic comedy with John Cusack
The Aviator (2004) epic biographical drama in role as Ava Gardner
Van Helsing (2004) drama fantasy with Hugh Jackman
Total Recall (2012) dystopian science fiction action opposite Colin Farrell and Jessica Biel
Contraband (2012) action-thriller opposite Mark Wahlberg
Nothing but the Truth (2008) drama thriller opposite Matt Dillon
Everybody's Fine (2009) drama adventure with Robert De Niro
Vacancy (2007) thriller horror with Luke Wilson
The Only Living Boy in New York (2017) drama opposite Jeff Bridges and Pierce Brosnan
She played Georgia Wells in a British television drama series The Widow (2019).
One Against the Wind (1991) docudrama film in role as Barbe Lindell
Emma (1996) costume drama movie in role as Emma Woodhouse
She is the only child.
Attended Godolphin and Latymer School in London.
Studied French and Russian Literature at New College, Oxford.
Featured in music video for Toby Bourke and George Michael "Waltz Away Dreaming" (1997).
Fan of comic books.
She voiced Selene in animated film Underworld: Endless War (2011).
Was anorexic as a teenager.
She won two WH Smith Young Writers Awards for fiction and poetry.
Featured in advertisement for Gap, Lux shampoo and Diet Coke.
She voiced Queen Victoria in action horror animated film Van Helsing: The London Assignment (2004).
Lives in Venice, Los Angeles.
She dated Pete Davidson (2019), Jack Whitehall (2018), Matt Rife (2017) and Edmund Moriarty (1992-1993).
She was married to American movie director Len Wiseman (2003-2015).
Has been in relationship with Welsh actor Michael Sheen (1995-2003), they have one daughter, Lily Mo Sheen.