The VAN HELSING star, 30, was voted the British thespian whose beauty can be compared most to HELEN OF Troy's - the face that launched a thousand ships - in a poll carried out by Britain's UCI CINEMAS to mark TROY's cinematic release.
LOVE ACTUALLY star Knightley came in second place - followed by Titanic's Winslet.
Beckinsale comments, "I wasn't a very pretty child, I was ugly and fat.
"It's always a surprise when someone says you're pretty."28/05/2004 14:02