43 years old (Born on October 05, 1975)
English actress; She is famous from Marianne Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility and Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic..Dated Stephen Tredre. [1991-1995] She holds a unique position in Academy Awards history: Only twice have two actresses been nominated for playing the same character in the same film. The first two were Gloria Stuart and Kate in Titanic (1997). The second two were Judi Dench and Kate in Iris (2001/I). Married director Sam Mendes in a private ceremony whilst on holiday in the West Indies in May, 2003. After her first success in the film Heavenly Creatures (1994), a reviewer predicted that she would always be associated with that character and would never be a big star. Son, Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes, was born on December 22, 2003, in New York, and weighed 7 pounds and 13 ounces.
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Kate met husband James Threapleton on the set of her movie Hideous Kinky (1998), where he was working as an assistant director.
Nominated for Best Actress in a Dramatic Performance, Excellent Dynamic Activism (EDA) Awards/The Alliance of Women Journalists for Little Children (2006). 
She sold her North London home in Belsize Park to Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin.
Nominated for Best Actress, Roughcut.com Internet Movie Award for Holy Smoke (1999). 
Was considered for the role of Bridget in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) but it was then decided she was too young to portray the role.
Has a nephew, George.
Missed the premiere of Titanic (1997) because she was attending the funeral of close friend and former boyfriend, Stephen Tredre.
Runner-Up for Best Actress, New York Film Critics Circle for Holy Smoke (1999). 
Purchased a $3 million (US) home in London with boyfriend (later husband) Sam Mendes. They also bought a home in New York City.
Won Best Spoken Word Album for Children, Grammy Awards, shared with Graham Greene. 
She has a younger brother, Joss.
Her daughter Mia had to be delivered by Cesarean section, which made Kate feel she hadn't given birth properly. She admitted to it only after giving birth to her son Joe (who had been delivered naturally).
Sister of Anna Winslet and Beth Winslet.
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Premiere Magazine for Sense and Sensibility (1995)). 
The youngest actress ever to be nominated for two Academy Awards (for Sense and Sensibility (1995) and Titanic (1997)) (Aged 20 and 22 respectively). 
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Manchester Evening News Award for her theatre role in "What the Butler Saw" as Geraldine Barclay. 
Announced that she and husband James Threapleton are splitting up. [3 September 2001]
Was named one of '50 Most Beautiful' by People Magazine in 2005.
Prefers to wear boots rather than ordinary shoes because it makes her feel that her feet are "firmly on the ground."
Won Best Actress, Toronto Film Festival for Heavenly Creatures (1994), shared with Melanie Lynskey. 
Parents: Roger Winslet (actor) and Sally Bridges-Winslet.
Bust size 1996 - 34C.
Recorded a song for the soundtrack for the movie Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001). Producers were so impressed at her efforts they have decided to release the ballad - called "What If?" - as a single. It reached the top ten in the UK, peaking at number six. [June 2001]
Won Sexiest Actress, Entertainment Insider Awards. 
Her performance as Clementine Kruczynski in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) is ranked #81 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).
Runner-Up for Best Actress, New York Film Critics Circle for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). 
[November 2001] Confirms that she is dating director Sam Mendes.
In an interview for the London Evening Standard, she revealed she has taken a year off (from April 2006 to April 2007) from her career, to spend more time with her family. 
Won Film Actress of the Year, Variety Club of Great Britain. 
While serving as host of "Saturday Night Live" (1975) one week after Ashlee Simpson's "recorded song malfunction," she opened the show by singing and dancing live.
Is a fan of Rufus Wainwright's CD, "Poses" (mentioned in one of her ads for AmEx).
On the day she had to film the straitjacket scene in Hamlet (1996), she learned she had won the role of Rose in Titanic (1997).
Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. 
Was offered the role of Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002).
Filmed her 2005 American Express commercial in Camden Town, London, England.
When interviewed on "Good Morning America" (1975) to promote her film The Holiday (2006), they surprised her by showing a clip which was supposedly Winslet on the Sugar Puff Commercial in 1987. However, the girl in the clip shown was not her. Winslet did not point out the error because she did not want to embarrass the researcher and get the person fired. She was then praised by the media for her caring and consideration of other people. 
Official Celebrity Spokesperson for Lancu00f4me. 
Was born in the same hospital as her husband, Sam Mendes.
Very close friends with actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
Runner-Up for Best Actress, National Society of Film Critics for Holy Smoke (1999). 
Daughter Mia was born (in England) on the 12th October 2000, weighing in at 8 pounds 9 ounces.
Her first acting job was dancing with the Honey Monster in a commercial for Sugar Puffs cereal.
Has very large feet and wears size 11 shoes.
At age 11, she began attending the acting school Redroofs in Maidenhead, England, UK.
Has sung in 5 of her films.
Sprained her ankle on the set of Romance & Cigarettes (2005) in May 2004.
Is the first actress to receive four Oscar nominations before turning 30.
Turned down the Gwyneth Paltrow role in Shakespeare in Love (1998) and the Jodie Foster role in Anna and the King (1999).
Daughter Mia's name is Italian for "mine".
Her performance in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) is her personal favorite.
First screen kiss was with Melanie Lynskey in Heavenly Creatures (1994).
As of 2007, she is the youngest actress to rack up 5 Oscar nominations.
Her children refer to close friend Leonardo DiCaprio as "Uncle Leo".
Offered the role of Tessa in The Constant Gardener (2005) but turned it down to do Finding Neverland (2004).
Resides in both London, England, and New York City, America. Her main home, however, is in Cotswolds, England.
Chris Tookey, of the British newspaper "Daily Mail," chose her as Best Actress of the Year for her roles in The Holiday (2006) and Little Children (2006). 
Along with Vanessa Redgrave (for Julia (1977)) and Mare Winningham (for Georgia (1995)), she is the only performer to be nominated for an Supporting Oscar (for Iris (2000)) for playing the title role in a movie. As of 2006, Redgrave is the only one to win.
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Rec.Arts.Movies.* Critics Circle for Quills (2000). 
Born in the same year and on the same day as Parminder Nagra.
Kate married Sam Mendes, who was a childhood friend of Tom Hollander, with whom he went to Cambridge University and whom he directed in several plays. Tom and Kate were both in the film Enigma (2001).
Dated Rufus Sewell.
Won Best Film Actress, Smash Hits Magazine.