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 45)
Alma materRedroofs Theatre School
Years active1991–present
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Kate Elizabeth Winslet, CBE (born 5 October 1975) is an English actress.[1] She made her movie debut as Juliet Hulme in Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures (1994).[2] She is best known for her starring role in the American movie, Titanic.[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 of 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. 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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