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Academy Award winning actress KATE WINSLET has brought to life some of cinema's
most captivating and memorable roles. Her resume consists of critically and
commercially acclaimed work as well as a span of awards and honors that
illustrate Winslet's talent and solidify her permanent place in cinema history.
Winslet won her first Academy Award after a stunning past five nominations for
her role as Hannah Schmitz in 2008's The Reader directed by Stephen Daldry.
Winslet also won a Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA, and Critics' Choice Award, among
many others, for the role. She also starred that year in Revolutionary Road,
directed by Sam Mendes, which reteamed her with Titanic co-star Leonardo
DiCaprio. Winslet won a Golden Globe and received many nominations for her
portrayal of April Wheeler.
At the age of seventeen, Kate made an international name for herself in Peter
Jackson's feature film Heavenly Creatures. She followed that in 1995 with her
role as Marianne Dashwood in Ang Lee's Sense and Sensibility. Winslet received
her first Academy Award nomination for this performance and was also nominated
for a Golden Globe. She then went on to win the BAFTA and the Screen Actors
Winslet co-starred with Christopher Eccleston in Michael Winterbottom's Jude;
and then as Ophelia in Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet. She appeared as the iconic
survivor, Rose, in James Cameron's Titanic opposite Leonardo DiCaprio. At the
age of 22, Winslet received her second Academy Award nomination for this role
and the honor of being the youngest actress ever to be nominated for two Academy
In 1997, Winslet starred as Julia in Hideous Kinky, directed by Gillies
McKinnon; and in 1998 co-starred with Harvey Keitel in Jane Campion's comedic
drama Holy Smoke. She also starred in Philip Kaufman's period drama Quills along
with Geoffrey Rush, Joaquin Phoenix and Michael Caine.
In 2001, Winslet starred in the Richard Eyre production of Iris, playing the
young Iris Murdoch to Judi Dench's older Iris and received Golden Globe and
Oscar nominations. She next starred in Michael Apted's Enigma, a spy drama
about code breakers during WWII, and The Life of David Gale with Kevin Spacey.
She then went on to star as Clementine in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,
for which she received Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for
Best Actress. She then went on to star opposite Johnny Depp in Finding Neverland,
which was named the 2004 Best Film by the National Board of Review.
In 2006, Winslet was seen in All the King's Men, with Jude Law and Sean Penn,
directed by Steven Zaillian. She then extended her voice to the animated feature
Flushed Away; and finished the year in the romantic comedy The Holiday opposite
Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, and Jack Black. She starred opposite Patrick Wilson and
Jennifer Connelly in Todd Field's Little Children for which she received her
fifth Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
Winslet filmed the title role in HBO's multi award-winning 5-part mini-series
Mildred Pierce for which she won Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Awards as Best
Actress in 2010. She joined the ensemble cast of Steven Soderbergh's Contagion;
and starred in Roman Polanski's Carnage, which premiered in competition at the
2011 Venice Film Festival.
2014 saw Winslet co-star with Josh Brolin in director Jason Reitman's Labor Day.
The film premiered at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival and earned Winslet a Golden
Globe nomination for Best Actress.
February 2015 saw Winslet reprise her role in Insurgent, the second film in
Veronica Roth's best-selling book series. Winslet also starred in A Little
Chaos, a film directed by Alan Rickman and written by Allison Deegan. The film
also starred Rickman and Stanley Tucci. Later that year, Winslet starred in the
lead role of Jocelyn Moorhouse's The Dressmaker, based on the novel by Rosalie
Ham. Winslet starred opposite Liam Hemsworth and Judy Davis and the role gained
her a Best Actress AACTA Awards. Kate also starred in Steve Jobs alongside
Michael Fassbender. The critically acclaimed role won her a Golden Globe, BAFTA
and nominations for SAG and an Academy Award.
March 2016 saw the release of Triple Nine in which Winslet starred opposite
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck and Aaron Paul. She was also seen in Collateral
Beauty alongside Will Smith, Helen Mirren and Keira Knightley, which was
released in December last year. 2016 also saw Kate film a yet to be titled Woody
Allen project with Justin Timberlake and Juno Temple. The project is due for
release later this year.
In 2013, Winslet was awarded the CBE, which she received from Queen Elizabeth II
in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace. She was also awarded, in March 2014, a star
on the Hollywood Walk of Fame cementing her status amongst the stars of
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