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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

In the news

johnhopewell1
Variety, 2019-08-13 10:06:24
MADRID — Starring Kate Winslet, Susan Sarandon and Mia Wasikowska, “Blackbird,” an English-language remake of Bille August’s 2014 Danish-language movie “Silent Heart,” will open the 67th San Sebastian Film Festival on Sept. 20. World premiering at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival as a Gala Presentation, “Blackbird” will play in competition ...

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2019-05-07 20:52:13
Mackenzie Foy and Kate Winslet have come aboard Constantin Film’s contemporary take on “Black Beauty.” “Black Beauty” is based on Anna Sewell’s best-selling novel about the deep and enduring bond between a 17-year-old girl and the wild horse who helps her overcome the trauma of her loss following her parents’ ...

Lesbian storyline defended by film director Francis Lee
BBC Entertainment, 2019-03-18 11:50:00
Francis Lee's Ammonite, about pioneering fossil collector Mary Anning, stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.

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