Continuing a series of articles here for our Frequently Asked Questions (aka P&P 2005 for Dummies) section answering at least most of your questions ...
The first 45 were already posted over a year ago or so. 5 More FAQs with Q&A are posted here.
READ on! All you ever wanted to know about the 2005 Oscar® Nominated film, Pride & Prejudice (the cast, characters, and more!) ...
Rosamund Pike (Jane) - 31 (turned 31 last January 27th. she was 26 when P&P film was released in 2005)
Keira Knightley (Elizabeth) - 25 (just turned 25 March 26th. she was 20 when the film was released in 2005)
Talulah Riley (Mary) - 24 (will turn 25 in September 2010. she was almost 20 when the film was released in 2005)
Carey Mulligan (Kitty) - 24 (will turn 25 in May 2010. she was 20 when the film was released in 2005)
Jena Malone (Lydia) - 25 (will turn 26 in November 2010. she was 21 when the film was released in 2005)
47. When are their birthdays (again, the young actresses who played the Bennet girls)?
Rosamund Pike (Jane) - January 27, 1979
Keira Knightley (Elizabeth "Lizzie) - March 26, 1985
Talulah Riley (Mary) - September 26, 1985
Carey Mulligan (Kitty) - May 28, 1985
Jena Malone (Lydia) - November 21, 1984
48. Besides Keira Knightley, who was nominated for an Oscar (Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role for her Elizabeth Bennet role for Pride & Prejudice) in 2006, which other P&P actress(es) had been nominated for an Oscar?
Carey Mulligan - Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role for An Education
Brenda Blethyn - Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role for Secret & Lies and Best Supporting Actress in Little Voice
Judi Dench (6 Oscar Nominations with 1 win) - including Best Supporting Actress win for Shakespeare In Love.
Between the 4 of them (Keira, Brenda, Judi, and most recently Carey), they have a total of 10 Oscar Nominations (6 of them from Judi Dench alone with 4 Leading and 2 Supporting Nods).
Matthew Macfadyen was born in October 17, 1974 and is 35 years old right now.
50. Which other actress auditioned for the Elizabeth Bennet role (which she lost out to Keira Knightley, who earned critically acclaimed/rave reviews and earned Oscar Nomination for the same EB role in 2006's Oscars)?
Romola Garai (interestingly, two years later...get this...she co-starred with Keira Knightley in the 6-time Oscar Nominee and Golden Globe 2008 winner for Best Picture: Atonement directed by P&P director Joe Wright. She played Keira's younger sister Briony, the older/20-something version) reportedly auditioned for the role of Elizabeth Bennet.
She recently starred in Emma, the title role in a new miniseries version of Emma, which aired on PBS' Masterpiece Classic last Jan-March.
More will be posted here soon! Keep checking this topic for more in the upcoming blog entries!