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Kate Winslet

Actress Kate Winslet
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Profession: Actress

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: The youngest person to acquire six Academy Award nominations, including the 2008 Academy Award for Best Actress which she won for her role in "The Reader". One of the few actresses to have won three of the four major American entertainment awards (EGOT), with her Oscar, Emmy and Grammy wins.

Born: October 5, 1975
Birthplace: Reading, England
Age: 43 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Articles on Kate Winslet

Married Life

  • 1998-11-22 "Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England
  • 2001-12-13 Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage
  • 2003-05-24 Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (27) weds director Sam Mendes (36) in Anguilla Island

Events in the Life of Kate Winslet

  • 1997-11-01 "Titanic" directed by James Cameron, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet premieres at the Tokyo International Film Festival (Academy Awards Best Picture 1998)
  • 2009-01-11 66th Golden Globes: Slumdog Millionaire, Mickey Rourke, Kate Winslet win
  • 2009-02-22 81st Academy Awards: "Slumdog Millionaire", Sean Penn & Kate Winslet win

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