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Knightley has stated in several interviews the circumstances of her birth, for which Sharmond and Will Knightley agreed to a bet that they would only have a child (Keira) if Sharmond sold a play. I think this is an interesting bit of info that we could squeeze into the biography. Thoughts? 126.96.36.199 (talk)nomnom —Preceding undated comment added 19:37, 19 October 2010 (UTC).
Sounds trivial. Are there any reliable sources? Wlmg (talk) 20:10, 19 October 2010 (UTC)
Yes, trivial, but quite interesting. It would need to be sourced and would be a welcome addition to "Early life", which could use some expansion. Also, regarding that section, please see #Ian McShane, below. — Paine Ellsworth ( CLIMAX ) 08:28, 12 January 2011 (UTC)
Padmé clarification of Sabe's (Knightley's) role
Padmé posed as her own handmaiden when she accompanied the Jedi off the ship representing the Queen Padmé Amidala's interests. So yes one person but acting as two characters later revealed to be one. It's something of a plot hole in the Phantom Menace that the Jedi didn't notice she had the first name as the queen. Perhaps Padmé is a common name. The fact that queen decoy Sabe (Knightley) dubs the Queen's dialogue in varying releases make it more confusing. Moreover this whole ruse in the Phantom Menace was designed to confuse, and apparently worked in the real world as well. The section could use some clarification for all it would do. --Wlmg (talk) 03:03, 4 November 2010 (UTC)
The statement in this article is the first I've heard of Knightley's voice being used to dub over Portman's. I was under the impression that they had at times, specifically when she appeared as the Queen, lowered Portman's voice digitally in post production but that it was always Portman speaking. Is there a source for the claim that they replaced the voice of one of the film's stars with Knightley's? Being a bit of a giant geek I'm surprised to never have heard of this despite having watched and read embarrassing amounts of behind the scenes stuff. If true it sure would be interesting trivia. --188.8.131.52 (talk) 15:54, 14 January 2011 (UTC)
"She requested an agent as early as the age of three and got one when she turned six, from her mother as a reward for studying hard."?
wikipedia allows rumblings of parents now? --184.108.40.206 (talk) 15:46, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
File:"Pirates of the Caribbean" World Premiere.jpg Nominated for speedy Deletion
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This article does not merit its GA status, which it acquired back in 2006 when standards were very different and all it took was this quite cursory review.
In particular, the article is in acute violation of WP:WIAGA 2a and 2b, with at least ten "citation needed" flags currently present. In addition, one of the main sources that is used is a Biography Today series volume, which are intended for juvenile audiences and may not be especially reliable.
The article also has trouble with respect to WIAGA 3a, in that the very first sentence says that she's a model, yet nothing in the article ever describes any modeling career. And the lead section has a problem with WIAGA 4, in that it stresses her positive notices to the exclusion of the negative ones (such as for The Misanthrope).
In terms of writing style, there are problems with WIAGA 1, in that there are too many short, choppy, one- or two-sentence paragraphs, especially in the later sections. And the while the footnote formatting isn't terrible, a number of them are missing some of the information (author, publisher, publication date, etc).
In sum, this article falls short of GA standards in multiple areas. If it were nominated today in its current state, it would be quick-failed. Wasted Time R (talk) 17:46, 11 March 2012 (UTC)
A week having gone by with no response or changes in accordance to the points raised here, I have delisted the article. Wasted Time R (talk) 12:12, 18 March 2012 (UTC)
That pic has got to be by far the worst pic of Keira I have ever seen. 220.127.116.11 (talk) 14:56, 15 February 2013 (UTC)
What a coincidence, I came here to say the same thing. I'm really starting to see a pattern with Wikipedia editors who work on biographical articles. It's like they lack a gene for aesthetic appreciation of images. Nine times out of ten, our biography articles have the most horrible photo of the person in the infobox, even when we have dozens of great photos on commons waiting to be used. I just went through this on Billie Piper and I'm starting to wonder what the deal is around here. Anyway, I'm going to replace the image, as this is ridiculous. Viriditas (talk) 10:11, 5 May 2013 (UTC)
Looks like someone changed it again. 18.104.22.168 (talk) 05:06, 9 November 2013 (UTC)