THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE
KATE WINSLEY grew up in a family of actors and began
performing on British television when she was thirteen. At the age of seventeen,
she made her name internationally in Peter Jackson's feature film Heavenly
Creatures. She followed that in 1995 with her role as Marianne Dashwood in Ang
Lee's Sense and Sensibility. Winslet received her first Academy Award nomination
for this performance and was also nominated for a Golden Globe. She then went on
to win the BAFTA and the Screen Actors Guild Award.
In her next film, she co-starred with Christopher Eccleston
in Michael Winterbottom's Jude and then as Ophelia in Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet.
She then went on to appear as the amazing Rose in James Cameron's Titanic
opposite Leonardo DiCaprio. At the age of 2, Winslet received her second Academy
Award nomination for this role, and the honor of being the youngest actress ever
to be nominated for two Academy Awards.
Up next in 1997, Winslet starred as Julia in Hideous Kinky
directed by Gillies MacKinnon, and in 1998 co-starred with Harvey Keitel in Jane
Campion's comedic drama Holy Smoke. She also starred in Philip Kaufman's
along with Geoffrey Rush, Joaquin Phoenix and Michael Caine.
Winslet was most recently seen in Iris, for which she
received Golden Globe and Oscar nominations and Michael Apted's Enigman, a spy
drama about code-breakers during early WWII. She will next be seen in Neverland
with Johnny Depp.
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