Academy Award®–winning actress Kate Winslet has brought to life some of cinema’s most captivating and memorable roles. Her resumé consists of critically and commercially acclaimed work as well as a span of awards and honours that illustrate Winslet’s talent and solidify her a permanent place in cinema history.
Winslet won her first Academy Award for her role as Hannah Schmitz in THE READER, for which she also received the Golden Globe®, SAG, BAFTA, and Critics’ Choice Award, among others. Her other six Academy Award nominations were for her work in SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, TITANIC, IRIS, ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, LITTLE CHILDREN, and STEVE JOBS. Other standout performances include REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, HEAVENLY CREATURES, and the title role in HBO’s multi-award-winning 5-part mini-series Mildred Pierce, for which she won Emmy®, Golden Globe® and SAG Awards as Best Actress.
In Francis Lee’s upcoming drama AMMONITE, an official selection of the festival, Winslet stars opposite Saoirse Ronan.
Winslet will lend her voice to the title character of BLACK BEAUTY in Ashley Avis’ adaptation of the classic story. Kate will also lead a stellar cast and executively produce the limited series Mare of Easttown for HBO. She will play a small-town Pennsylvania detective whose life crumbles around her as she investigates a local murder.
In 2013, Winslet was awarded the CBE, which she received from HM Queen Elizabeth II in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
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