Kate Beckinsale is a British actress who starred in the films Pearl Harbor (2001), Serendipity (2001), Underworld (2003), The Aviator (2004), and Van Helsing (2004). Kate”s other notable works include Tiptoes (2003) and Click (2006). Born Kathrin Romary Beckinsale on 26 July 1973 in London, England, to actors Judy Loe and Richard Beckinsale, she has one paternal half-sister, actress Samantha Beckinsale. She was educated at Godolphin and Latymer School in Hammersmith, West London and attended New College, Oxford, England where she studied French and Russian Literature, before dropping out in her third year to pursue acting. Kate made her film debut in Much Ado About Nothing while she was attending the University of Oxford. She was married to Len Wiseman from 2004 until 2016. She had a daughter named Lily Mo Sheen in 1999 with Welsh actor Michael Sheen.
Kathrin Romary Beckinsale Personal Details
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Kathrin Romary Beckinsale
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26 July 1973
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White (English, 1/16th Burmese)
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Kathrin Romary Beckinsale Family Details
Richard Beckinsale (Actor) (passed away in 1979)
Judy Loe (Actress)
Samantha Beckinsale (Paternal Half-Sister) Others: Roy Battersby (Stepfather), Richard Trinder (Half brother-in-law)
Len Wiseman (m. 2004â€“2016)
Lily Mo Sheen (Daughter) (born January 31, 1999)
Kathrin Romary Beckinsale Body Measurements
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34-23-34 in (86-58-86 cm)
34 inches (86 cm)
23 inches (58 cm)
34 inches (86 cm)
Kathrin Romary Beckinsale Education
Godolphin and Latymer School, Hammersmith, West London New College, Oxford (Dropped out)Godolphin and Latymer School, Hammersmith, West London New College, Oxford (Dropped out)
Kathrin Romary Beckinsale Brand Endorsements
She has appeared in several television commercials such as Gap television advert in 2002, Diet Coke advert in 2004, Lux shampoo in a Japanese TV commercial.
Later, in 2009, she was involved in an Absolut Vodka print campaign.
Best Known For
Appearing in films like Pearl Harbor (2001), Underworld (2003), The Aviator (2004), and Van Helsing (2004).
Kate played the role as hero in the 1993 British/American romantic comedy film Much Ado About Nothing.
The film is based on the novel by William Shakespeare of the same name.
First TV Show
In 1991, Kate guest appeared on the television show Devices and Desires for her role as young Alice Mair in episode number 2 of the first season.
Ramona Braganza is making Kateâ€™s body look healthy and toned for several years.
For the 2012 movie Underworld Awakening, she needed to fit in a catsuit and still look good. To achieve that more shapely figure, she worked with Ramona on the set for four to five times a week in the very first month. And, this training and workout were reduced to three times a week during the second month. With her 321 Method, Ramona focused on the cardio, circuit training, and core related exercises.
Kate likes yoga-inspired moves and so when in LA, she also works with another personal trainer Mandy Ingber. She never exercises publicly. Kate has a gym in her home garage, where she runs for half an hour at a time.
Kate Beckinsale Favorite Things
Hotel – Sanderson Hotel, London
Public Landmark – Natural History Museum in London
Kathrin Romary Beckinsale Interesting Facts
*She was born on 26 July 1973 in London, England. *He father, Richard Beckinsale, passed away tragically early in 1979 when Kate was just 5 years old. *She suffered from anorexia when she was 15 years old and had to be treated for 4 years. *She was named Hello magazine”s “England”s Number One Beauty” in 2002. *She was named Esquire magazine”s “Sexiest Woman Alive” in 2009. *She has a dog named Myf and a cat named Clive.