She vaulted to fame as Elizabeth Swann in Pirates of the Caribbean and was nominated for an Academy Award 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 role 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 has said that viewers sometimes confuse her with Natalie Portman.
She starred in Pirates of The Caribbean with Johnny Depp.
She began appearing in commercials and small TV roles when she was six, and appeared in the 1994 film, A Village Affair.
She began dating James Righton in 2011 and the couple tied the knot in 2013. In December 2014, she announced that she and James were expecting their first child.