The beautiful Kate Beckinsale has also done modeling and photography work as a hobby but was recognized by many people in the fashion and modeling world. Kate has done some of the most stunning shoots with top magazines including a shoot with Esquire which had a lot of people talking…or speechless!
She began to seek film work in the United States in the late 1990s and, after appearing in small-scale dramas The Last Days of Disco and Brokedown Palace, she had a breakout year in 2001 with starring roles in the war epic Pearl Harbor and the romantic comedy Serendipity. She built on this success with appearances in the bio-pic The Aviator and the comedy Click.
Beckinsale became known as an action star following an appearance as a vampire Selene in 2003’s Underworld and has since starred in many action films, including Van Helsing, Underworld: Evolution, Whiteout, Contraband, and Underworld: Awakening.
Beckinsale is the only child of actor Richard Beckinsale (1947–1979) and actress Judy Loe and was raised in London. She had an eight-year relationship with actor Michael Sheen from 1995 until 2003; they have one daughter.
She married American film director Len Wiseman in 2004 and they live in Los Angeles, California. Publications such as Esquire and People Magazine have repeatedly included Beckinsale in their annual rankings of the world’s sexiest and most beautiful women. She has worked occasionally as a model in television and print campaigns to promote Gap denim, Diet Coke, Absolut Vodka and Lux shampoo.
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