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Kate Winslet

Born: October 5, 1975, Reading - England

Kate Elizabeth Winslet, CBE is an English actress.

She is known for her portrayals of angst-ridden women, typically in period dramas and tragedies. Winslet is the recipient of several accolades, including three British Academy Film Awards, and is among the few performers to have won Academy, Emmy, and Grammy Awards.

Born in Reading, Berkshire, Winslet studied drama at the Redroofs Theatre School and had her first screen appearance at the age of 15 in the British television series “Dark Season” (1991).

She made her film debut playing a teenage murderess in “Heavenly Creatures” (1994), and received her first BAFTA Award for playing Marianne Dashwood in “Sense and Sensibility” (1995). Global stardom followed soon after with her leading role in the epic romance “Titanic” (1997), which was the highest-grossing film of all time to that point.

She subsequently eschewed parts in blockbusters in favour of critically acclaimed but little-seen period pieces, including “Quills” (2000) and “Iris” (2001).

The science fiction romance “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” (2004), in which she played one of her first roles set in contemporary times, proved to be a turning point in her career, and she continued to gain recognition for her performances in “Finding Neverland” (2004), “Little Children” (2006), “Revolutionary Road” (2008), and “The Reader” (2008). For playing a Nazi camp guard in the last of these, she won the BAFTA Award and Academy Award for Best Actress.

In the 2010s, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for playing a single mother in 1950s America in the miniseries “Mildred Pierce” (2011), joined the “Divergent” film series, and won her third BAFTA Award for playing Joanna Hoffman in “Steve Jobs” (2015).

Winslet was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for narrating a short story in the audiobook Listen to the Storyteller (1999). She performed the song What If for the soundtrack of her film Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001).

Winslet is the co-founder of the charity Golden Hat Foundation, which aims to create autism awareness, and has written a book on the topic, named The Golden Hat: Talking Back to Autism (2010).

Time magazine named Winslet one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2009, and in 2012, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).

Divorced from the film directors Jim Threapleton and Sam Mendes, Winslet is married to the businessman Ned Rocknroll since 2012. She has a child from each marriage.

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The Mountain Between Us (2017)

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Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

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Wonder Wheel (2017)

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The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young life...

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Triple 9 (2016)

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A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.

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Collateral Beauty (2016)

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When a successful New York advertising executive suffers a great tragedy he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death. But it's not until his notes bring unexpected personal...

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A Little Chaos (2015)

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A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King Louis XIV.

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Steve Jobs (2015)

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Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

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Insurgent (2015)

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Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.

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The Dressmaker (2015)

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A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

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Divergent (2014)

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In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.

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Movie 43 (2013)

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The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled \The Pitch\

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Labor Day (2013)

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Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.

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Contagion (2011)

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Contagion follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast–moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a ...

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Carnage (2011)

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In Brooklyn Bridge Park, eleven year old Zachary Cowan strikes his eleven year old classmate Ethan Longstreet across the face with a stick after an argument. Among the more serious of Ethans injuries is a permanently missing tooth and the possibility of a second tooth also being lost. Their respecti...

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Mildred Pierce (2011)

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Mildred Pierce depicts an overprotective, self-sacrificing mother during the Great Depression who finds herself separated from her husband, opening a restaurant of her own and falling in love with a man, all the while trying to earn her spoiled, narcissistic daughter's love and respect.

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The Reader (2008)

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The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to date.

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Revolutionary Road (2008)

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A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.

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The Fox & the Child (2007)

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A young girl of about 10 years lives in a solitary peasant's house on the edge of the jurassic mountains in the East of France. One day in autumn, when she is on her way to school through the forest, she observes a hunting fox. Of course, the fox flees from her, but the girl feels a strong desir...

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Little Children (2006)

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The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.

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The Holiday (2006)

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Cameron Diaz and Academy Award®-winner Kate Winslet star as two women who have just survived bad bouts of man trouble just before the holidays. Desperate for a change of scene, they swap houses and travel in different directions (Diaz to London, Winslet to Los Angeles), each finds herself alone in a...

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Flushed Away (2006)

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London high-society mouse Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs Spike and Whitey.

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All the King's Men (2006)

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The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.

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Romance & Cigarettes (2005)

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Down-and-dirty musical love story set in the world of the working class. Nick is an ironworker who builds and repairs bridges. He's married to Kitty, a dressmaker, a strong and gentle woman with whom he has three daughters. He is carrying on a torrid affair with a redheaded woman named Tula. Nic...

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Finding Neverland (2004)

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After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

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Joel (comic superstar Jim Carrey) is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine (Oscar®-winner Kate Winslet) has had her memories of their tumultuous relationship erased. Out of desperation he contracts the inventor of the process (Oscar®-nominee Tom Wilkinson) to have Clementine removed fro...

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The Life of David Gale (2003)

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A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

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Iris (2001)

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True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimers disease.

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Quills (2000)

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In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.

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Holy Smoke (1999)

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While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert hideaway. But PJ quickly learns that he's met his ma...

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Titanic (1997)

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84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship ...

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Hamlet (1996)

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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

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Sense and Sensibility (1995)

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Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.

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A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)

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A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save Camelot. Using dazzling modern inventions, can Calvin ...

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Heavenly Creatures (1994)

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Based on the true story of Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker, two close friends who share a love of fantasy and literature, who conspire to kill Pauline's mother when she tries to end the girls' intense and obsessive relationship.

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