Kate Winslet was born fifth of October, 1975 in Reading (UK) in a family of actors.
At the age of 11, Kate enrolled in acting school, at age 15 she made her debut on television and started acting in television series.
The first serious work which was the debut of the actress in the film - a thriller "Heavenly Creatures" (1994), directed by Peter Jackson. The following year, Kate starred in the drama "Sense and Sensibility," based on the Jane Austen (This role earned her a BAFTA award and a nomination for "Oscar"). In 1996, Cate appeared in the role of Ophelia in another film adaptation of "Hamlet".
The greatest success came Winslet after she played Rose in "Titanic" (1997) James Cameron. For this work, the young actress again nominated for "Oscar".
In 1998, while filming the drama "Marrakech Express" Kate met with the assistant director Jim Tripltonom in November and married him. October 12, 2000 they had a daughter, Mia. But despite this, the couple broke up a year later.
Next Winslet starred in the historical drama "Quills" (2000), the military thriller "Enigma" (2001) and the biographical drama "Iris", which brought her a third nomination for "Oscar". By the way, Kate - the only actress who has received three nominations for "Oscar" before she turned 30.
Throughout the 2002 novel by Kate actively developed with director Sam Mendes. In May 2003, they were married, and 22 December Winslet gave birth to a son, Joe Alfie.
In 2004, he screens out melodrama Michel Gondry's "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind." For this role, the actress received a fourth nomination for the award "Oscar", as well as a BAFTA Award and the "Golden Globe". After it came out biographical drama of Mark Forster's "Finding Neverland," which became a partner Winslet Johnny Depp.
In 2006 Kate starred in the melodrama "Little Children", the drama "All the King's Men", and the romantic comedy "The Holiday".
In late 2008 we were released two high-profile project involving Winslet - "Revolutionary Road" (directed by Sam Mendes was the husband of the actress) and "The Reader." In "Revolutionary Road," Kate for the first time since 1997, played with Leonardo DiCaprio, and for his performance won the "Golden Globe". The role in the drama "The Reader," Winslet has brought not only the "Golden Globe", but also the long-awaited "Oscar".
Unfortunately, a resounding success in the career of Kate was followed by disappointment in his personal life - in March 2010, became aware of the divorce Mendes and Winslet.