Fluent In Russian And 3 More Languages? Intriguing Facts You Might Not Know About Kate Beckinsale

Date June 27, 2018

Kate Beckinsale is one of the Uk’s biggest treasures. She is undeniably beautiful, very funny, and exceptionally classy. But not many know that Kate is also incredibly smart.

Let’s take a look at the most interesting facts about this English rose.

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1. She was smart beyond her age.

Kate Beckinsale was already wearing smarty pants when she was just a little girl studying at school. According to school reports, at six years Kate already had an 11-year-old reading level.

2. She studied in Oxford.


Kate studied French and Russian literature at Oxford University's New College. She made her film debut Much Ado About Nothing while being a student there. She quitted university to focus on her career.

3. She can speak 4 languages.


Besides English, Kate is fluent in Russian, German, and French. Once, during her appearance on The Late Show, she tried to teach host Stephen Colbert a few Russian phrases. You can watch the hilarious encounter below.

Kate has twice won the WH Smith Young Writers Award for her extraordinary fiction and poetry works.

5. She knew who she wanted to be from a very young age.


At a very young age, Kate knew she wanted to be an actress. Her first TV appearance was at four years old. Beckinsale gets her acting inspiration from the performances of Jeanne Moreau.

Kate Beckinsale has proven she is a beauty with brains a long time ago. We hope her stunning 19-year-old daughter Lily will rich the same heights as her charming mother.

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