Kate Elizabeth Winslet CBE born October 5th, 1975 is an English actress she is known for her portrayals of angst-ridden women typically in period dramas and tragedies.
Kate Winslet is the recipient of several accolades including three British Academy Film Awards and is among the few performers to have won Academy Emmy and Grammy Awards.
Born in Reading Berkshire Winslet studied drama at the raid Ruth's Theatre School and had her first screen appearance at the age of 15 in the British television series dark season 1991.
She made her film debut playing a teenage murderess in Heavenly Creatures 1994 and received her first BAFTA Award for playing Marianne Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility 1995 global stardom followed soon after with her leading role in the epic romance Titanic 1997 which was the highest-grossing film of all time.
To that point she subsequently astute parts in blockbusters in favor of critically acclaimed but little-seen period pieces including quills 2000 and iris 2001. The science fiction romance Eternal Sunshine of the spotless mind 2004 in which she played one of her first roles set in contemporary times proved to be a turning point in her career.
She continued to gain recognition for her performances in Finding Neverland 2004 little children 2006 Revolutionary Road 2008 and the reader 2008 for playing a Nazi camp guard in the last of these she won the BAFTA Award and Academy Award for Best Actress in the 2010s.
She won a Primetime Emmy Award for playing a single mother in 1950s America in the miniseries Mildred Pierce 2011 joined The Divergent film series and won her third BAFTA Award for playing Joanna Hoffman in Steve Jobs 2015.
Winslet was awarded the Grammy Award for Best spoken word album for children for narrating a short story in the audiobook Listen to the storyteller 1999. She performed the song and waited for the soundtrack of her film Christmas Carol 2001.
Winslet is the co-founder of the charity Golden Hat Foundation which aims to create autism awareness and has written a book on the topic named Golden Hat talking back to autism 2010.
Time magazine named Winslet one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2009 and in 2012 she was appointed commander of the Order of the British Empire CBE and divorced the film directors Jim three Bolton and Sam Mendes.
Winslet is married to the businessman ned rocknroll since 2012 she has a child from each marriage Kate Elizabeth.
Winslet was born on October 5th, 1975 in Reading Berkshire England. Presently in 2022, she is about 47 years old but despite being above 40 years, she is still looking gorgeous and attractive.
Winslet was born to Sally Ann knee bridges and Roger John Winslett her mother worked as a nanny and waitress and her father a struggling actor doc laboring jobs to support the family her maternal grandparents were both actors and ran the Reading Repertory Theatre Company.
Winslet has two sisters Anna and Beth both of whom are actresses and a younger brother Joss the family had limited financial means. They lived on free meal benefits and were supported by a charity named the actors Charitable Trust. when Winslet was 10 her father nearly lost his foot in a boating accident and found it harder to find work leading to more financial hardships for the family.
Even so, Winslet has said we never felt like the poor kids which is absolutely a credit to my parents we lived in a lovely Terrace house and we all had each other.
Winslet received her preliminary education at st. Mary and All Saints Church of England primary school. Winslet, living in a family of actors inspired her to pursue acting. From the young age of 5, she and her sisters participated in amateur stage shows at school and at a local youth theatre named foundations.
At age 5 Winslet made her first stage appearance as Mary in her school's production of the Nativity she has described herself as quite stocky as a child she was nicknamed blubber by her schoolmates and was bullied for the way she looked eight-nine.
She said of the experience I didn't block away and give up on my dream I fought back at age 11.
Winslet was accepted into the raid roofs Theatre School in Maidenhead the school also functioned as an agency and took students to London to audition for acting jobs.
Kate Winslet Early Career
She appeared in a Sugar Puffs commercial and was dubbed for foreign films at school she was made head girl and took part in productions of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe and played the lead role of Wendy Darling in Peter Pan.
She worked simultaneously with the Starmaker theatre company and reading she participated in over 20 of their stage productions but has said that she was rarely selected as the lead due to her weight.
Nonetheless, she played key roles as Miss Agatha Hannigan in Annie the mother wolf in the jungle book and Lena merrily in Bugsy Malone in 1991.
Within two weeks of finishing her GCSE examinations, Winslet made her screen debut as one of the main cast members of the BBC science fiction television series dark season her part was that of reet a schoolgirl who helps her classmates fight against a sinister man.
As she distributed free computers to her school she did not turn much from the job and at age 16 a lack of funds forced when to slit to leave raid roofs to support herself she worked at a delicatessen in 1992.
She had a small part in the television film Anglo-Saxon attitudes an adaptation of Angus Wilson's satirical novel of the same name Winslet who aid 185 pounds at the time played the daughter of an obese woman in it.
while filming an offhand comment from the director Dyer mewed Lawrence about the likeness between her and the actress who played her mother prompted when sled to lose weight she next took on the role of the young daughter of a bankrupt middle-aged man played by Ray Winstone in the television sitcom get back 1992 to 93.
She also had a guest role in a 1993 episode of the medical drama series Casualty. While filming the dark season Winslet aged 15 began a romantic relationship with the actor-writer Steven treasure, who was 12 years her senior.
She considered him to be a major influence in her life and cohabited with him in London. The couple separated in 1995 but they remained close until he died of bone cancer two years later. Winslet missed the premiere of Titanic to attend his funeral and describe the experience of losing him as unbelievably heartbreaking.
In a 2008 interview, she said that she had never gotten over his death a year after the treasurer's death.
Kate Winslet husband
Winslet met Jim 3 Bolton on the set of hideous kinky in which he was an assistant director they married in November 1998 at her primary school in reading and she gave birth to their daughter Mia in 2000.
Winslet described her marriage to three Paulton as a mess she said that it was the only time in my life that I've ever lost control of my instincts. They divorced in 2001.
Winslet believed that the split had been surprisingly amicable soon after her separation from three Bolton.
Winslet met the director Sam Mendes when he offered her a part in a play. She refused the offer but began dating him disillusioned by the way the British tabloids portrayed her personal life.
Winslet moved based in New York she went to Mendes in May 2003 on the island of Anguilla. Their son Joe was born later that year 2007. The family divided their time in New York with frequent visits to their estate at the Cotswolds in England.