Kate Beckinsale

English actress

Kathrin Romary Beckinsale (born 26 July 1973) is an English actress and model.

Kate Beckinsale in 2011

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  • Acting requires so much delving into yourself and exposing yourself, so it's sensible to be wondering, Do I still want to be doing this? But I enjoy the work, and everything is so solid at home. I don't care if they say I've had buttock implants. Or not. I don't care. Go ahead! That's the nice thing about getting to the age I am. I could have said I didn't care before -- but secretly I did. And now I really don't.
    • Allure magazine, March 2008.
  • I sort of ended up in Los Angeles by accident. And it was sort of terrible to be jostled into this position of a fame-hungry starlet. Which is so honestly not me! In fact, I could use a bit more of that because I am such a hermit! So I allowed myself to get really bothered.
    • Allure magazine, March 2008.
  • I think that's why I gravitated toward slightly broader... ummm, more conceptual kinds of movies, Underworld and Van Helsing. That was as much as I could actually give. But you're actually more of an animated figure. It does go against the grain, as an actor.
    • On the effect the arrival of her daughter had on her acting work. Allure magazine, March 2008.
  • Boyfriends? In my life I have had three. Three. Only a handful of people have seen into the Pharaoh's tomb.
    • Allure magazine, March 2008.
  • People still say to me, 'What was it like being in such a huge flop?' The amount of hatred and vitriol was surprising.
    • Referring to Pearl Harbor (2001). Allure magazine, March 2008.

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