Kate Beckinsale, born Kathrin Romany Beckinsale on July 26, 1973, is an English actress and model known for “Pearl Harbor” and the “Underworld” franchise. The talented actress has starred in numerous films, television shows, and even stage and radio productions. On her birthday today, we are going to honor her by learning more about her life and career.
Kate Beckinsale is an English actress and model born in the Chiswick district of London and is the only child of actors Richard Beckinsale and Judy Loe. When Beckinsale was four, she made her first television appearance in an episode of “This Is Your Life,” which was dedicated to her father. She attended Godolphin and Latymer School and was involved with the Orange Tree Youth Theater. She then attended New College, Oxford before dropping out to pursue her acting career.
Her breakthrough role came after a few stints in television series when she was cast in the romantic comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” in 1993. Since then, she has starred in several notable films, such as “Emma” in 1996, “Pearl Harbor” in 2001, and “Underworld” in 2003, which also spawned five further movies in the franchise. Beckinsale also starred in “Total Recall ” in 2012 alongside Jessica Biel and Colin Farrel. She has also won some prestigious awards for her efforts, such as ‘Best Actress’ at the Sitges Catalan International Film Festival, the Evening Standard British Film Awards, and the National Film Awards U.K.
In her personal life, Beckinsale had a daughter with fellow Hollywood star Michael Sheen and later married Len Wiseman, although they are now divorced. On her social accounts, Beckinsale is very outspoken and often shows off her cat to her 5.3 million followers on Instagram. As of 2022, she has two movies in post-production. She is still very much active in Hollywood and is a great actress, so we are excited to see what she does next!
Here is a collection of her most stunning shots.