Kate Winslet Facts

Kate Winslet Facts
Kate Winslet is an English actress that became famous for her roles in the movies Sense and Sensibility and Titanic. She was born Kate Elizabeth Winslet on October 5th, 1975, in Reading, Berkshire, England, to Roger John Winslet and Sally Anne Winslet. She has two sisters that are also actresses. Her father and mother were also actors and her maternal grandparents were theater managers. She began her career on stage and was cast in the TV series Dark Creatures in 1991. She made her film debut in Heavenly Creatures in 1994. She has gone on to win an Academy Award for her role in the film The Reader and several Golden Globes.
Interesting Kate Winslet Facts:
Kate Winslet did a commercial for Sugar Puffs, a children's cereal, when she was 11 years old.
Kate Winslet attended a performing arts high school.
Kate was 15 when she was cast in her first television series role.
Kate Winslet was 17 when she was cast in her film, Heavenly Creatures.
For her role in Sense and Sensibility, Kate Winslet won a BAFTA and was also nominated for an Academy Award.
Kate Winslet reached international fame for her role in the film Titanic by James Cameron. She has remained friends with her costar Leonardo DiCaprio since then.
When Titanic premiered Kate Winslet was not in attendance. She was at the funeral of her former boyfriend and close friend Stephen Tredre.
Kate Winslet was nominated for two Oscars for her role in the Titanic. She was the youngest actress to be receive two nominations.
In 1998 Kate Winslet married Jim Threapleton and had a daughter together named Mia Honey before divorcing in 2001.
Kate Winslet sang a song called 'What If' for the movie Christmas Carol: The Movie in 2001. It was released as single and reached the top 10 in the UK. It peaked at number 6 on the charts.
Kate Winslet married Sam Mendes, a director, in 2003 while on holidays in the West Indies. They had a son together in 2003 named Joe Alfie Winslet-Mendes.
When Kate Winslet was digitally made thinner for the cover of GQ she spoke out against it because she doesn't think stars should be so super skinny.
Kate Winslet reappeared with Leonardo DiCaprio on screen for the 2008 movie Revolutionary Road.
Kate won two Golden Globes in the same year, Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Reader, and Best Actress, Drama for Revolutionary Road.
Kate and Sam separated in 2010, amicably.
Kate won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for Children.
People magazine has named Kate Winslet one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
Kate Winslet was considered to play Bridget in Bridget Jones's Diary but they thought she looked too young and they cast Renee Zellweger instead.
Kate serves as spokesperson for Lancome.
Kate Winslet married Ned Rocknroll in 2012 and had her third child with him, in 2013. They named him Bear Blaze Winslet. Ned is the nephew of Richard Branson, a business mogul.


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