Globally famous for her role in the movie Titanic as Rose, Kate Elizabeth Winslet is an English actress born on October 5, 1975 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is the youngest to receive two nominations in Academy Awards for her performance in the film Titanic. Kate wins one Oscar award for Best Actress in the movie The Reader.
Titanic actress Kate Winslet started acting at age 7. She appeared in her first film Heavenly Creatures and in 1997, Winslet had the lead in Titanic, which propelled her to international stardom. She attended the Redroofs Theatre School to study Drama and starred in a Sugar Puffs cereal commercial at age 12. In 1988, she appeared on the TV series Shrinks. She left school to pursue acting career. She was seen in the movies Jude and Hamlet(1996), Titanic(1997), Hippie(1998), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Finding Neverland, Romance and Cigarettes, All the Kings Men, Little Children and The Holiday( 2004-2006), Revolutionary Road(2008), Carnage. Her unforgettable movies are Titanic, Sense and Sensibility, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Divergent and The Reader.
She won a Grammy Award for ‘Best Spoken Word Album for Children for Listen to the Storyteller, in 2000.
In 2001, she won a Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress for Iris.
She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for The Reader, in 2008.
She won two Golden Globe Awards for the categories of Best Actress (Drama) and Best Supporting Actress for Revolutionary Road, in 2008.
In 2011, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for the television show, Mildred Pierce.
In 2011, she received the Yo Dona Award for Best Humanitarian Work.
She was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2012 for her contributions to drama.