Kate Beckinsale Biography
Kate Beckinsale is a well known British actress who did remarkable roles in various movies. Kate was originally born as Kathryn Bailey Beckinsale on 26th July 1973 in London, England and the only child to actor Richard Beckinsale and actress Judy Loe. Kate Beckinsale biography and Kate Beckinsale profile has information that being born to a film background, she started to show her talent when she was a toddler. Her first television appearance was when she was four during the episode of ‘This is Your Life’, that was dedicated to her father. Her father passed away of a heart attack when she was five.
Kate Beckinsale biography and Kate Beckinsale profile includes information about Kate got her education at Godolphin and Latymer School in West London and this is where she got involved with the Orange Tree Youth Theatre. During her teenage days, she won the W. H. Smith Young Writers’ competition twice for short stories and poetry, also Kate Beckinsale achievements and Kate Beckinsale records. She even had a neuro-problem and developed anorexia when she turned fifteen, which is also covered under Kate Beckinsale biography and Kate Beckinsale profile. She had to be treated with Freudian psychoanalysis for almost four years.
Kate Beckinsale went to New College, Oxford University where she read French and Russian literature. During her third year at Oxford’s study abroad programme, she decided to leave the university and concentrate on her acting career.
She got some minor television roles, after which she debuted in her first movie ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ released in 1993, all this while she was still a student at the Oxford University, also included in Kate Beckinsale biography and Kate Beckinsale profile. She also appeared in the British drama including ‘Prince of Jutland’ released in 1994; Cold Comfort Farm released in 1995, Emma released in 1996 and The Golden Bowl released in 2000, also Kate Beckinsale achievements and Kate Beckinsale records. She also appeared in many stage and radio programmes. She also worked in the United States during late 1990s and used to appear in small scale drama such as ‘The Last Days of Disco’ in 1998 and Brokedown Palace in 1999. She received her big cinema break in 2001 when she was casted in the war epic ‘Pearl Harbour’ and then again in the rom-com Serendipity. She got further opportunities for working on other films The Aviator released in 2004 and Click released in 2006, also Kate Beckinsale achievements and Kate Beckinsale records.
Kate Beckinsale biography and Kate Beckinsale profile has all information of Kate was emerging as the new action star and got good roles in movies such as 2003’s Underworld and Van Helsing in 2004, Underworld: Evolution in 2006, Whiteout in 2009, Contraband in 2012 and Underworld: Awakening in 2012. Occasionally, she gives appearances in small projects such as ‘Snow Angels’ in 2007, Winged Creatures in 2008, Nothing but the Truth in 2008, for which she was nominated in the Critic’s Choice Award category and Everybody’s Fine in 2009. It has been rumoured that her next appearance will be in the science fiction remake of Total Recall which shall be released in 2012.
Kate married director Len Wiseman in 2004 in Los Angeles, California and has a daughter from her previous marriage. Esquire and People Magazine rated Kate Beckinsale as the world’s sexiest and most beautiful women in their annual ranking activity, also Kate Beckinsale achievements and Kate Beckinsale records. Among her modelling assignments and campaigns include Gap denim, Absolut Vodka, Diet Coke and Lux shampoo.