By Sean Thiessen | Published
On Instagram, Kate Beckinsale appears like most celebrities. She has an inspirational quote in her bio, pictures of her sporting high-fashion looks in glamorous places, and throwbacks to her impressive film career. But occasionally, she shakes things up with memes, goofy pet videos, and her latest Fourth of July post, which featured her shaking her hips in an outfit that made her look like a British cartoon character.
Kate Beckinsale celebrated the fourth of July with a wild celebration f England.
A London native, Kate Beckinsale now resides in the United States, but her British roots were on full display as she celebrated with friends by dancing in over-the-top English costumes. Beckinsale’s was a colorful, oversized clown outfit, accessorized with a propeller hat and insanely high platform boots. The celebration took place in a corner of Beverly Hills Beckinsale called “forever England”.
The outfit is not exactly a ball gown or a bikini, but it freshens up the celebrity‘s feed by showing the goofy side of Kate Beckinsale. In her description of the post, Beckinsale admitted that the past month has been one of many tears. She thanked the people in her life who have helped her through the difficult time, noting that they know who they are.
Kate Beckinsale’s Acting Career
Kate Beckinsale began her acting career in England. She started with several roles on British television shows and eventually transitioned into film. In the 1990s, she moved to the United States to be with her boyfriend, Michael Sheen, who was in a Broadway play. She began to audition for American movies, and she hit her stride in the early 2000s.
Beckinsale landed roles in hits like Pearl Harbor and Serendipity before rocketing into action stardom as the lead of Underworld. She anchored that franchise for years to come while also starring in other big-time Hollywood films like The Aviator, Van Helsing, Click, and the 2012 reboot of Total Recall.
Kate Beckinsale made a triumphant return to arthouse cinema with the 2016 Sundance debut of Love & Friendship. Since then, she has starred in fun action flicks and serious dramas.
She most recently appeared in Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke’s family drama Prisoner’s Daughter and Charlie Day’s directorial debut, the comedy film Fool’s Paradise. Beckinsale will star next in the action film Canary Black from Taken director Pierre Morel, who also gave Jennifer Garner the action star treatment in the 2018 film Peppermint.
Kate Beckinsale started her acting career in England but broke out with 2003’s Underworld.
Her relationship with actor Michael Sheen ended in 2003 when the actress fell in love with American director Len Wiseman on the set of Underworld. The couple married in 2004, following Wiseman’s divorce.
Beckinsale and Wiseman separated in 2015, and their divorce was finalized by 2019. Kate Beckinsale is one of the many female celebrities to briefly date Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson, but her romance with Davidson was short-lived.
While she has occasionally worked as a model, Kate Beckinsale has kept acting at the heart of her career. She is a stunning Hollywood beauty with goofy British roots that she lets shine with pride. Her latest post on Instagram is proof that this serious actress has a resilient silly side, even when times are at their toughest.