Kate Beckinsale Trivia

  • Kate Beckinsale
    • 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)
    • Claim to Fame : As Nurse Lt. Evelyn Johnson in "Pearl Harbor" (2001)
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  • 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.