October 5, 1975
45 years old
5 ft 6.5 in | 169 cm
37-26-36 in | 94-66-91.5 cm
63 kg | 139 pounds
11 US | 42 EU
Kate Elizabeth Winslet was born in Reading, Berkshire, England, U.K., on October 5, 1975, is an English actress.
Young Kate Winslet first started acting in school stage shows and at local youth theatre "Foundations".
She made her stage debut in her school's production of "Nativity" in role as Mary, at the age of five.
She started her professional career in Honey Monster Puffs commercial, at the age of eleven.
She got her television debut in British science fiction serial Dark Season (1991) in role as Reet, at the age of 15.
She made her big screen debut in psychological drama movie Heavenly Creatures (1994) in role as Juliet Hulme.
Her breakthrough performance came as Marianne Dashwood in drama film Sense and Sensibility (1995), for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Avatar 2 (2022) science fiction in role as Ronal
Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin (2022) animation action in voice role as Cupid
Ammonite (2020) drama romance in role as Mary Anning, opposite Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Jones
Black Beauty (2020) drama in voice role as Black Beauty
Blackbird (2019) drama in role as Jennifer, opposite Mia Wasikowska, Susan Sarandon and Sam Neill
She won the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Hanna Schmitz in romantic drama film The Reader (2008).
She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Joanna Hoffman in biographical drama movie Steve Jobs (2015), also she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance as Rose DeWitt Bukater in epic romance and disaster movie Titanic (1997) opposite Leonardo DiCaprio.
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as April Wheeler in drama romance film Revolutionary Road (2008).
She was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performances in movies:
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) science fiction romantic comedy in role as Clementine Kruczynski
Little Children (2006) drama romance in role as Sarah Pierce
She was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as young Iris in biographical drama film Iris (2001)
Hamlet (1996) drama with Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh
Holy Smoke (1999) drama opposite Harvey Keitel and Pam Grier
All the King's Men (2006) political drama with Sean Penn and Jude Law
Labor Day (2013) drama romance with Josh Brolin and Tobey Maguire
Finding Neverland (2004) historical fantasy drama with Johnny Depp
Contagion (2011) medical thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh
Carnage (2011) black comedy drama with Jodie Foster and Christoph Waltz
The Holiday (2006) romantic comedy opposite Jude Law and Cameron Diaz
Divergent (2014) science fiction with Shailene Woodley and Theo James
Collateral Beauty (2016) drama opposite Will Smith and Keira Knightley
The Mountain Between Us (2017) thriller action opposite Idris Elba
Wonder Wheel (2017) period drama directed by Woody Allen
She won a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress for her role as Mildred Pierce in miniseries Mildred Pierce (2012).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for episode "Kate Winslet" in British sitcom Extras (2005).
Anglo-Saxon Attitudes (1992) miniseries in role as Caroline Jenington
Get Back (1992-1993) British sitcom in role as Eleanor Sweet
Moominvalley (2019) Finnish-British animated family drama series in voice role as Mrs Fillyjonk
Mare of Easttown (2021) drama limited series in role as Mare Sheehan
Attended St Mary and All Saints' Church of England primary school.
Attended acting school Redroofs, in Maidenhead, England.
Has two sisters, Anna and Beth and a brother, Joss.
Has British, Irish and Swedish ancestry.
She missed the premiere of Titanic (1997).
She is official celebrity spokesperson for Lancôme perfumes and cosmetics.
Has appeared on more than 300 magazine covers.
Good friends with Leonardo DiCaprio and Susan Hegarty.
Was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard in 2014.
Recorded a song for the soundtrack for movie Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001).
She wrote a book "The Golden Hat: Talking Back to Autism" in 2012.
Lives in West Wittering, West Sussex, England.
She dated Louis Dowler (2010-2011), Rufus Sewell (1995-1996) and Stephen Tredre (1991-1995).
She was married to:
Sam Mendes (2003-2010), they have one son
Jim Threapleton (1998-2001), they have one daughter
She married Edward Abel Smith in 2012, they have one son.