Kathryn Bailey "Kate" Beckinsale (born 26 July 1973) is an English actress. After some minor television roles, she made her film debut in Much Ado About Nothing (1993) while still a student at Oxford University. She then appeared in British costume dramas such as Prince of Jutland (1994), Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Emma (1996) and The Golden Bowl (2000), in addition to various stage and radio productions. 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 (1998) and Brokedown Palace (1999), 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 Aviator (2004) and Click (2006).
Beckinsale garnered a reputation as an action star following an appearance as a vampire in 2003's Underworld and has since starred in Van Helsing (2004), Underworld: Evolution (2006) and Whiteout (2009). She has also continued to work on smaller dramatic projects such as Snow Angels (2007), Winged Creatures (2008), Nothing but the Truth and Everybody's Fine (2009). She has three films set for release in 2012: the crime thriller Contraband, the fourth installment of the vampire franchise Underworld: Awakening and the sci-fi remake Total Recall.
Kate Beckinsale & Hayden Panettiere: Rolling Stones Concert!
Kate Beckinsale poses for a pic with pal Chelsea Handler backstage at the Rolling Stones 50 & Counting tour concert stop held at the Staples Center on Monday (May 20) in Los Angeles. The 39-year-old actress and Chelsea, 38, were joined by Nashville ...
Hayden Panettiere, Kate Beckinsale and Chelsea Handler glam up for fun night ...
Showing their love for the classic rock band The Rolling Stones, Kate Beckinsale, Len Wiseman, Chelsea Handler, Hayden Panettire, and Wladimir Klitschko got decked out to attend the band's '50 & Counting' tour concert at the Staples Center in Los ...
Kate Beckinsale, Chelsea Handler, Hayden Panettiere Hit Rolling Stones ...
Seeing The Rolling Stones is a big dealeven when you're a celeb! Last night, Kate Beckinsale, Chelsea Handler, Hayden Panettiere and her boyfriend Wladimir Klitschko rocked out at the band's 50 & Counting tour show at L.A.'s Staples Center. When E!