5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Kate Beckinsale

We've uncovered some interesting trivia about one of Maxim's favourite action heroes. More power to you, Kate!

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1. She does not have a driver's license! But who needs one when you've got cars lined up outside to give you a ride.
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2. Around 2004 she had a ”moment of crisis” and considered dropping acting to go to medical school. Would've made one hot doc, no doubt.
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3. She had been turned down for roles because she was deemed too beautiful. Pfft! There's no such thing as too beautiful!
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4. Apparently she's not athetlic...could've fooled us.
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5. She was a two-time winner of the WH Smith Young Writers Award for both fiction and poetry—beauty and brains!
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