kate beckinsale was born on july 26, 1973 in hounslow, middlesex, england, and has lived in london for most of her life. Her mother is Judy Loe, who has appeared in a number of British dramas and sitcoms and continues to work as an actress, primarily in British television productions. her father was richard beckinsale, born in nottingham, england. She starred in several popular British television comedies during the 1970s, most notably the series Rising Moisture (1974), Porridge (1974) and The Lovers (1970). she tragically passed away in early 1979 at the age of 31. Kate attended the private Godolphin and Latymer School in London for her primary and primary education. her in her teens she twice won the british bookseller w.h. smith young writers contest: once for three short stories and once for three poems. after a tumultuous adolescence (a bout of anorexia-cured-and a smoking habit that continues to this day), he gradually took up the acting profession. (1991), filmed in Luxembourg during the summer of 1991. It first aired on American television in December. kate began attending the new faculty at oxford university in the fall of 1991, majoring in french and russian literature. he had already decided that he wanted to act, but to broaden his horizons he chose university instead of drama school. While in her first year at Oxford, Kate got his big break in Kenneth Branagh’s film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing (1993). Kate worked on three other films while attending Oxford, beginning with a role in the medieval historical drama Prince of Jutland (1994), in the role of Ethel. The film was shot during the spring of 1993 in Denmark, and he filmed his supporting role during the Easter break from the new university. later in the summer of that year, he played the lead in the contemporary mystery drama Uncovered (1994). Before returning to school, she spent her junior year in college at Oxford’s study abroad program in Paris, France, immersing herself in the French language, Parisian culture, and French cigarettes. A year away from the academic community and living alone in the French capital made her reevaluate the course of her life. she was faced with a choice: continue with school or concentrate on her burgeoning acting career. after much thought, she chose the acting career. in the spring of 1994 kate left oxford, after completing three years of study. Kate appeared in the BBC/Thames television satire Cold Comfort Farm (1995), filmed in London and East Sussex in the late summer of 1994 and which opened to rave reviews in the United States, grossing over $5 million during its run. American. It was re-released in the UK. theaters in the spring of 1997. stage performance consumed the first part of 1995; She toured England with the Thelma Holts Theater Company’s production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull.” after turning down several lackluster scripts “and going nearly insane with boredom”, she waited seven months before being offered another interesting role. Her big 1995 movie was the romance/horror film Haunted (1995), starring opposite Aidan Quinn and John Gielgud, and filmed in West Sussex. in this film she wanted to play “an object of desire”, unlike her previous performances, where her characters were much less sirens and more worldly innocents. Kate’s first film project in 1996 was ITV’s UK production of Jane Austen’s novel Emma (1996). Her last film of 1996 was the comedy Shooting Fish (1997), filmed at London’s Shepperton Studios in early autumn. she played the role of georgie, an altruistic con artist. She had a daughter, Lily, in 1999 with actor Michael Sheen.
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