The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut from Shakespearean tragedy to modern-day ... See full bio » Born: October 5, 1975 in Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
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Kate Winslet became a household name thanks to her iconic performance as Rose DeWitt Bukater in the 1997 film "Titanic." Starring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Winslet made movie history in one of the highest-grossing films of all time (via Metro).
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Kate Elizabeth Winslet was born on 5 October 1975, in Reading, Berkshire, to Sally Anne ( née Bridges) and Roger John Winslet.   She is of British descent, and also has Irish ancestry on her father's side and Swedish ancestry on her mother's side. 
Kate holds the distinction of being the youngest actor ever honored with four Academy Award nominations (she received her fourth at age 29). As of 2016, she has been nominated for an Oscar seven times, winning one of them: she received the Best Actress Oscar for the drama The Reader (2008), playing a former concentration camp guard.
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Nov 16, 2017 · Kate Winslet started acting at age 7. She starred on the British stage until the mid-1990s, when she appeared in her first film, Heavenly Creatures. In 1997 she had the lead role in Titanic, which...
English actress Kate Winslet made her screen debut at age fifteen in the BBC series Dark Season (1991).   Following more television appearances in the UK, she made her film debut with the leading role of murderess Juliet Hulme in Peter Jackson 's crime film Heavenly Creatures (1994).