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Winslet, Kate Elizabeth (Winslet, Kate)

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Born: 1975 AD
Currently alive, at 38 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Actresses

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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".

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