"Katherine "Kate" Elizabeth Winslet" (born October 5, 1975) is an Academy Award-nominated English actress. She is noted for having played a wide range of diverse characters over her career. Though her best known role may be that of Rose DeWitt Bukater in the highest-grossing film of all time, ''Titanic'' (1997), she was also highly regarded for her first role as Juliet Hulme in ''Heavenly Creatures'' (1994).
Although Winslet has not won an Academy Award, she has been highly favoured by the Academy, and holds the record for the youngest person to receive two Oscar nominations, as well as the record for the most Oscar nominations of any actor before the age of 30 (having received a total of four nominations by that age).
Winslet was born in Reading, Berkshire to Roger Winslet and Sally Bridges, both of whom were actors. Her maternal grandparents, Oliver and Linda Bridges, founded and operated the Reading Repertory, and her uncle, Robert Bridges, appeared in the original West End production of ''Oliver!'' Her sisters are Beth Winslet and Anna Winslet, also actresses.
Winslet, raised an Anglican, began studying drama at the age of eleven at Redroofs stage school ...
|birthdate||October 5, 1975|
|notable role||Rose DeWitt Bukater in ''Titanic (1997 film)|