Winslet at the 81st Academy Awards Vanity Fair Oscar Party
|7 Nominations / 1 Win|
|Born||October 5, 1975|
|Reading, Berkshire, England, UK|
Kate Winslet is a British actress and singer. She was the youngest person to acquire six Academy Award nominations. She has won awards from the Academy of Arts and Sciences, Screen Actors Guild, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association among others, and has been nominated for an Emmy Award for television acting. In 2012 she received the Honorary César Award. She is one of the few actresses to have won three of the four major American entertainment awards (EGOT), with her Oscar, Emmy and Grammy wins. She 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). Since 2000, Winslet's performances have continued to draw positive comments from film critics, and she has been nominated for various awards for her work.