Kate Beckinsale is an English actress who has been active in the entertainment industry since the 1990s.

Her breakthrough role came in 2001's Pearl Harbor. Beckinsale made her film debut in 1993's Much Ado About Nothing.

She is best known for her lead role in the "Underworld" film series (2003-2016).

Beckinsale has also received critical acclaim for her roles in films such as "The Aviator" (2004) and "Love & Friendship" (2016).

In addition to her film work, she has also appeared in several television shows, including the series "The Widow" (2019).

Beckinsale is known for her glamorous red-carpet appearances and is often cited as a style icon.

Over the course of her career, she has been nominated for a Screen Actors Guide Award and a Golden Globe Award.

Beckinsale is also involved in various humanitarian causes, including raising awareness for women's health issues and animal rights.