Kate Winslet Biography

Kate Elizabeth Winslet, CBE, is an English actress and singer. She was the youngest person to acquire six Academy Award nominations, and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Reader. She has won awards from the Screen Actors Guild, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association among others, and has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for television acting, winning once for her performance in the 2011 miniseries Mildred Pierce, in which she played the title role. In 2012 she received the Honorary César Award. She is one of the few actresses to have won three of the four major American entertainment awards, with her Oscar, Emmy and Grammy wins.

Brought up in Berkshire, Winslet studied drama from childhood, and began her career in British television in 1991. She made her film debut in Heavenly Creatures, for which she received her first notable critical praise. She achieved recognition for her subsequent work in a supporting role in Sense and Sensibility and for her leading role in Titanic, the highest-grossing film in the world at the time. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Kate Winslet
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Actor, Singer, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
English people
Religion:
Anglicanism
Date of Birth:
October 5, 1975 (43)
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Marriages
  • 1998-11-22
    "Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England
  • 2003-05-24
    Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (27) weds director Sam Mendes (36) in Anguilla Island
Divorces
  • 2001-12-13
    Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage
Kate Winslet Timeline
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