Vaulted to fame as Elizabeth Swann in Pirates of the Caribbean and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in Pride and Prejudice. She also won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in Atonement and her portrayal of Joan Clarke in the 2014 film The Imitation Game earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
She began appearing in commercials and small TV roles when she was six. One of her first film roles was a small part in the 1999 blockbuster Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.
She had her first starring role in the 2002 comedy/drama Bend It Like Beckham. Shortly after she starred in Love Actually.
She began dating James Righton in 2011 and the couple tied the knot in 2013. She and James welcomed a daughter in June 2015.
She starred alongside Johnny Depp in the Pirates of The Caribbean films.