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Winslet, Kate Elizabeth

Born: 1975 AD
Currently alive, at 44 years of age.
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1975 – Kate Elizabeth Winslet born on the 5th of October in Reading, Berkshire, England to Roger Winslet and Sally Bridges, both of whom were actors. She is an English actress.

1991 – Her career began on television, with a co-starring role in the BBC children’s science fiction serial "Dark Season", followed by appearances in the made-for-tv movie "Anglo-Saxon Attitudes".

1994 – Her film career took off with laudatory praise and recognition when she starred in a joint leading role, as Juliet Hulme in director Peter Jackson’s critically acclaimed "Heavenly Creatures", playing a vivacious and imaginative teen who helps her best friend murder her mother when they are not allowed to be together.

1997 – As Rose DeWitt Bukater in the highest-grossing film of all time, "Titanic".

         – She became famous world-wide after the release of "Titanic", a massive hit which holds the record as highest-grossing film in history (not accounting for inflation) at more than 1 billion dollars in box-office worldwide. It went on to win 11 Academy Awards.

1998 – Married director Jim Threapleton on the 22nd of November.

2000 – Her a daughter to Jim, Mia Honey, who was born on the 12th of October.

2001 – Divorced Jim Threapleton.

2001 – Won a BAFTA Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Sense and Sensibility".

         – She also received a nomination as Best Supporting Actress for "Iris".

2003 – Began a relationship with director Sam Mendes, whom she married on the 24th of May, on the island of Anguilla in the Caribbean.
      
         – Their son, Joe Alfie, was born on the 22nd of December.

2004 – Got the role, Clementine Kruczynski in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind".

       – Had two nominations for Best Actress, for "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "Finding Neverland".

2005 – Appeared in a television commercial for the American Express credit card.

       – Also appeared in an episode of BBC’s comedy series Extras in August, as a satirical version of "Herself".

2006 – Announced that she would collaborate with her husband, director Sam Mendes, on a film version of the Richard Yates novel, "Revolutionary Road" in February. She also has interest in returning to the stage

       – She received a Best Actress nomination for "Little Children".

2.9 (57.78%) 36 votes