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How Keira Knightley's Dyslexia Started Her On The Path To Acting

How Keira Knightley's Dyslexia Started Her On The Path To Acting

Keira Knightley looks as though she walked out of a classic novel. She leveraged her swan-like neck, aristocratic pout, and cut-glass jawline for a slate of period piece films that defined her career in the early 2000s. As Lizzie Bennet in 2005's "Pride and Prejudice," she imbued England's most famous literary heroine with 19th-century moxie and a fiercely beautiful underbite. But the same actress who has brought so many characters from the page to the screen once struggled with a reading disability.

Knightley inherited a love of acting from her parents: actor Will Knightley and playwright Sharman Macdonald. Even at age 3, Knightley...

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