Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet

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Kate Winslet is an English actor who was catapulted into global fame following her performance in Titanic in 1997. She is known for portraying strong-willed, dynamic characters, often in independent films in period dramas such as Quills and Iris. Some of Winslet’s most prominent roles have been in the following: Finding Neverland, Little Children, Revolutionary Road, The Reader, the Divergent series, Steve Jobs, Mildred Pierce, and Mare of Easttown.

  • Full name: Kate Elizabeth Winslet
  • Birthday: Oct. 5, 1975
  • Height: 5’7″
  • Hometown: Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Net worth: $65 million
  • Relationship status: Married Edward Abel Smith in 2012; Sam Mendes (2003-2011); Jim Threapleton (1998-2001)
  • Kids: Joe Mendes, Mia Honey Threapleton, Bear Blaze Winslet
  • Fun facts: Her first acting gig was when she starred in a commercial for Sugar Puffs at age 11; her kids call Leonardo DiCaprio “Uncle Leo”; Winslet was offered the role of Eowyn in Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, but she turned it down.

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