Starring as Selene in the renowned action/horror movie Underworld in 2003, Kate Beckinsale immediately turned into a world-class actress, not to mention her first movie success in Pearl Harbor starring
Ben Affleck. She was awarded British Supporting Actress of the Year by London Critics Circle and received nominations for Saturn Award and People's Choice Award. Her other significant roles were in Much Ado about Nothing, The Last Days of Disco, Nothing But The Truth,...
At the age of 4, she appeard on television with a role in one episode of This Is Your Life dedicated to her father due to his heart attack. At school, she took part in the Orange Tree Youth Theatre. She has won two times at the WH Smith Young Writers Award for both fiction and poetry.
She had a 8-year relationship with fellow actor
Michael Sheenfrom 1995 to 2003 and gave birth to a daughter named Lily in 1999. She met the film director Len Wisemanon the set of Underworld. They got married in 2004. She was born to actor Richard Beckinsaleand actress Judy Loeas their only child.