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Awards and Nominations
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Below is a list of the various accolades that Keira has received in her career so far. The page will be updated regularly to reflect current, pending and other results of award nominations.

Special Awards
2005: British Independent Film Awards – Variety Award
2011: Empire Awards – Empire Hero Award
2016: Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year – Theatre Icon Award

A Dangerous Method (2010)
NOMINATED: Saturn Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Vancouver Film Critics Circle – Best Actress in a Canadian Film
NOMINATED: Village Voice Film Poll – Best Actress

Anna Karenina (2012)
NOMINATED: CinEuphoria Awards – Best Actress (International Competition)
NOMINATED: European Film Awards – European Actress
NOMINATED: People’s Choice Awards – Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress
NOMINATED: Satellite Awards – Best Actress in a Motion Picture

WON: Brașov International Film Festival & Market – Best Actress

Atonement (2007)
NOMINATED: Awards Circuit Community Awards – Best Actress in a Leading Role
NOMINATED: Awards Circuit Community Awards – Best Ensemble Cast
NOMINATED: BAFTA Awards – Best Leading Actress
NOMINATED: Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Evening Standard British Film Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Golden Globes – Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)
NOMINATED: Gold Derby Awards – Ensemble Cast
NOMINATED: International Online Film Critics’ Poll – Best Actress in a Leading Role
NOMINATED: International Online Cinema Awards – Best Ensemble Cast
NOMINATED: Irish Film and Television Awards – Best International Actress
NOMINATED: London Critics Circle Film Awards – British Actress of the Year
NOMINATED: Online Film & Television Association – Best Ensemble
NOMINATED: Satellite Awards – Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)

WON: Empire Awards – Best Actress
WON: Rembrandt Awards – Best International Actress

Begin Again (2014)
NOMINATED: Awards Circuit Community Awards – Best Actress in a Leading Role
NOMINATED: Critics’ Choice Award – Best Song (‘Lost Stars’)
NOMINATED: International Online Cinema Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: London Critics Circle Film Awards – British Actress of the Year (also for The Imitation Game and Laggies)

WON: Jupiter Award – Best International Actress

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
NOMINATED: Empire Awards – Best British Actress
NOMINATED: Online Film Critics Society Awards – Best Breakthrough Performance
NOMINATED: Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards – Breakout Performance (On Screen)

WON: Bordeaux International Festival of Women in Cinema – Best Actress
WON: London Critics Circle Film Awards – British Newcomer of the Year

King Arthur (2004)
NOMINATED: Empire Awards – Best British Actress

WON: Hollywood Film Awards – Breakthrough Actress
WON: Irish Film and Television Awards – Best International Actress (also for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl)

Love Actually (2003)
NOMINATED: Critics’ Choice Awards – Best Acting Ensemble
NOMINATED: International Online Cinema Awards – Best Ensemble Cast
NOMINATED: Online Film & Television Association – Best Ensemble
NOMINATED: Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards – Best Ensemble Acting

WON: Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards – Best Ensemble Cast

Never Let Me Go (2010)
NOMINATED: British Independent Film Awards – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: Evening Standard British Film Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Saturn Awards – Best Supporting Actress

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)
NOMINATED: MTV Movie Awards – Best Female Performance

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)
NOMINATED: Empire Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: MTV Movie Awards – Best Performance

WON: People’s Choice Awards – Favorite On-Screen Match-Up (Keira Knightley and Johnny Depp)

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
NOMINATED: Empire Awards – Best British Actress
NOMINATED: MTV Movie Awards – Breakthrough Female Performance
NOMINATED: Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards – Breakout Performance (On Screen)
NOMINATED: Saturn Awards – Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Awards (Female)
NOMINATED: Saturn Awards – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: Visual Effects Society Awards – Outstanding Performance by a Male or Female Actor in an Effects Film

WON: Irish Film and Television Awards – Best International Actress (also for King Arthur)
WON: SFX Awards – Best Actress

Pride & Prejudice (2005)
NOMINATED: Academy Awards – Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
NOMINATED: Awards Circuit Community Awards – Best Actress in a Leading Role
NOMINATED: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Chicago Film Critics Association Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Critics’ Choice Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Empire Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Golden Globes – Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical)
NOMINATED: Gold Derby Awards – Lead Actress
NOMINATED: International Online Cinema Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: London Critics Circle Film Awards – British Actress of the Year
NOMINATED: National Society of Film Critics Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Online Film Critics Society Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Satellite Awards – Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
NOMINATED: St. Louis Film Critics Association – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards – Best Acting Ensemble

WON: New York Film Critics Online – Best Actress
WON: Women Film Critics Circle Awards – Best Ensemble Cast

The Duchess (2008)
NOMINATED: British Independent Film Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: People’s Choice Awards – Favorite Female Movie Star

The Imitation Game (2014)
NOMINATED: AACTA International Awards – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: Academy Awards – Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
NOMINATED: BAFTA Awards – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: British Independent Film Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Central Ohio Film Critics Association – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: Critics’ Choice Awards – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: Critics’ Choice Awards – Best Acting Ensemble
NOMINATED: Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: Empire Awards – Best Actress
NOMINATED: Golden Globes – Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED: Houston Film Critics Society Awards – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: International Online Film Critics’ Poll – Best Ensemble Cast
NOMINATED: London Critics Circle Film Awards – British Actress of the Year (also for Begin Again and Laggies)
NOMINATED: North Carolina Film Critics Association – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: Online Film & Television Association – Best Ensemble
NOMINATED: Phoenix Critics Circle – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: San Diego Film Critics Society Awards – Best Supporting Actress
NOMINATED: San Diego Film Critics Society Awards – Best Ensemble
NOMINATED: Satellite Awards – Best Actress in a Supporting Role
NOMINATED: Screen Actors Guild Awards – Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
NOMINATED: Screen Actors Guild Awards – Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED: St. Louis Film Critics Association – Best Supporting Actress

WON: Hollywood Film Awards – Supporting Actress of the Year
WON: Palm Springs International Film Festival – Ensemble Cast Award
WON: Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards – Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The Misanthrope (2009 – Theater)
NOMINATED: Laurence Olivier Awards – Best Actress in a Supporting Role
NOMINATED: Evening Standard Theatre Awards – Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress