Keira Knightley Star Wars signed photo Queen Amidala 16×20
Authentic Keira Knightley Star Wars signed photo Queen Amidala 16×20″. Gorgeous 16×20″ colour photograph showing Keira as the Queen’s decoy signed in black marker. Signature obtained Oct 2023 via private signing session.
Knightley chosen to play Queen Amidala’s decoy in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace because of her close resemblance to Natalie Portman, who played the Queen. Many people (including their mothers) had trouble telling them apart during the filming of The Phantom Menace. Her voice dubbed over with Natalie Portman’s voice after filming; Natalie recorded both the Amidala and Sabé voices in post-production.
Autograph of Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley had no idea who she played in the Star Wars franchise. The actress played the part of Sabé in 1999’s The Phantom Menace when she was 12 years-old. The character is a very important handmaiden and body double for Natalie Portman’s Queen Padmé Amidala. In the movie, she is duty-bound to protect Queen Padmé Amidala, the elected ruler of the people of Naboo, against any threat, which found her having to impersonate Padmé to keep her safe from the Trade Federation. Knightley only played the character once.
Star Wars signed photo
In a new interview, Keira Knightley Autographs asked about her time in the movie. “Your character survived, where as Padmé did not.” An interviewer said to Knightley, who replied, “Wait a minute. Who did I play? Was I not Padmé?” After being informed that Natalie Portman played Padmé and that she played Sabé, Knightley said, “Do you know, I saw the film once.