British actress who first attracted attention for her role in Bend It Like Beckham. She gained further fame for her roles in the Pirates of the Caribbean films and Pride & Prejudice. She won a BAFTA Award for her performance in Atonement and her role 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: 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 named Edie in June 2015.
She starred alongside Johnny Depp in the Pirates of The Caribbean films.