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Kate Winslet

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Winslet at the premiere of Divergent in Westwood, California, March 2014

Kate Elizabeth Winslet, CBE (born 5 October 1975), is an English actress and singer. She is the recipient of an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globe Awards and a Grammy Award. She is the youngest person to acquire six Academy Award nominations, and is one of the few actresses to win three of the four major American entertainment awards (EGOT). In addition, 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 an Honorary César Award in 2012.

Fact file

  • Born: Kate Elizabeth Winslet 5 October 1975 (age 39) Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Occupation: Actress, singer
  • Years active: 1991–present
  • Spouse(s): Jim Threapleton (m. 1998–2001) Sam Mendes (m. 2003–11) Ned Rocknroll (m. 2012)
  • Children: 3
  • Awards: Full list

Read more about Kate Winslet at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2018-12-14 19:16:00
Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan are starring in the independent historical drama “Ammonite,” a story inspired by the life of fossil hunter Mary Anning. The story is set in 1840s England, when Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of ...

Matthew McConaughey could have been Jack in 'Titanic' but he lost out to Leonardo DiCaprio
USA Today Movies, 2018-11-06 14:37:32
"I wanted that," Matthew McConaughey admitted. "I auditioned with Kate Winslet... Walked away from there pretty confident that I had it."         

Kate Winslet warns of 'shame' of illiteracy
BBC Entertainment, 2018-09-07 00:26:08
The actress says there are too many young women with hidden problems with reading.

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