Kate Beckinsale Trivia
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- Famous as : Actress
- Birth Name : Kathryn Bailey Beckinsale
- Birth Date : July 26, 1973
- Birth Place : London, England, UK
- Spouse : Len Wiseman (film director, since 9-May-04, separated)
- Claim to Fame : As Nurse Lt. Evelyn Johnson in "Pearl Harbor" (2001)
- Named Esquire magazine's Sexiest Woman Alive in 2009.
- Was ranked 10th on FHM magazine's annual list of 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2008.
- Chosen as the World's 6th Most Beautiful Woman in the July 2006 poll conducted by the UK magazine Eve.
- Won the "Scream Queen" title at Spike TV's Scream Awards 2006 ceremony held October 7th for her role as Selene in "Underworld: Evolution" (2006).
- Didn't get the part of Catherine Earnshaw in "Wuthering Heights" (1992) and the position was eventually claimed by Julliette Binoche.
- Lost to Naomi Watts for the role Rachel Keller in "The Ring" because of her 'too young' look.
- Sitting down at the 63rd position of Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" in 2002.
- Her grandfather from her mother's line is Burmese.
- Was positioned 23rd in Maxim's 100 Hot list in 2005.
- Has the same birthday with Jeremy Piven, Kevin Spacey and Sandra Bullock.
- Was England's #1 Beauty (2002) according to Hello Magazine.
- Gained 20lbs and learnt American accent for her role as Ava Gardner in "The Aviator" (2004).
- Suffered from stomach ulcers.
- Her role in "Pearl Harbor" (2001) was first given to Charlize Theron who then withdrew herself to do "Sweet November" (2001).
- Received $200,000 as her salary by playing a nurse in "Pearl Harbor" (2001).
- Proclaimed that she dislikes wearing underwear, therefore never wear any.
- Took ballet lesson when she was a child in Flexlands Private School in London, England.