Kate Winslet

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Kate Winslet

A close-up shot of Kate Winslet's face in 2017
Kate Elizabeth Winslet

(1975-10-05) 5 October 1975 (age 48)
Alma materRedroofs Theatre School
Years active1991–present
WorksFull list
AwardsFull list

Kate Elizabeth Winslet, CBE (born 5 October 1975) is an English actress.[1] She is best known for her starring role in the American movie, Titanic.[2]

She made her movie debut as Juliet Hulme in Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures (1994).[2] Winslet is the second of four children, her sisters are the actresses Anna and Beth Winslet and her brother is Joss Winslet, her mother Sally Anne is a barmaid and her father Roger John Winslet is a swimming pool contractor. Her maternal grandparents Linda and Oliver Bridges founded the Reading Repertory Theatre and her uncle is the actor Robert Bridges, Her maternal great-grandmother Florence Theodelinda Lidman, was the daughter of a Swedish immigrant.

Kate Winslet was married to director Jim Threapleton; they had a daughter, Mia.[3] She married director Sam Mendes; they had a son, Joe.[3] In 2012, she married Ned Rocknroll, nephew of billionaire Richard Branson.[3] She had his first son in December 2013.

Winslet at the 2009 Academy Awards

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  1. "Kate Winslet". TV Guide. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Kate Winslet". People. Archived from the original on 27 May 2015. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Kate Winslet Biography". Bio/A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 22 February 2016.

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