Friday, June 17, 2011

Kate Winslet

British Actress and Singer

Popular name         Kate Winslet
Birth name             Kate Elizabeth Winslet
Birth date               October 5, 1975
Birth place             Reading, Berkshire, England
Occupation            Actress and Singer

Winslet began her career in British television in 1991. She made her film debut in Heavenly Creatures (1994), for which she received her first notable critical praise. She achieved recognition for her subsequent work in a supporting role in Sense and Sensibility (1995) and for her leading role in Titanic (1997), the highest grossing film for more than 12 years until 2010.

Winslet won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Reader (2008). She won two Golden Globe Awards in the same year: Best Actress (Drama) for Revolutionary Road and Best Supporting Actress for The Reader. She has won two BAFTA Awards: Best Actress for The Reader, and Best Supporting Actress for Sense and Sensibility.

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