Tuesday, September 19, 2006

British Keira is 'greatest Hollywood starlet'

'Pirates of the Caribbean' star Keira Knightley has been named the greatest ever movie starlet ever to grace the big screen.The 21-year-old Brit edged to the top over Hollywood legend Judy Garland in the Yahoo! Entertainment poll.Blonde bombshell Scarlett Johansson had to make do with the third place, while cutesy 1930s child star Shirley Temple took fifth position.A total of 1,600 film fanatics voted in the poll, which saw Natalie Portman and Lindsay Lohan feature alongside older stars such as Mia Farrow and Brooke Shields.But it was Keira who was the clear winner. A Yahoo! spokesperson commented: 'Scarlett may be the talk of Tinseltown but it's Keira's class that leads the pack.'The representative explained: 'A starlet is an actress who people instantly think of as being young, vivacious, stylish, popular and - most of all - talented.