Kate Beckinsale was born in London England in 1973. Kate Beckinsale studied at Oxford University before she left to pursue a career in acting. She starred in a few British roles before she came to America. Once Beckinsale came to America she starred in her first American movie “Broken Down Palace.” The film wasn’t a huge success but it was enough to catch the attention of director Michael Bay. He then casted her in Pearl Harbor. After Pearl Harbor she starred in Serendipity, Underworld, Van Helsing, and the Aviator. Kate married director Len Wiseman and has recently starred in the movie Snow Angels. She is also set to appear in Whiteout this year.