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Academy Award-winning actress KATE WINSLET (Joanna Hoffman) has brought to life some of cinema's most captivating and memorable roles. A six-time Academy Award nominee, Winslet won her first Academy Award for her role as Hanna Schmitz in Stephen Daldry's The Reader. Winslet was also honored with Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG), British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and Critics' Choice Movie awards for the role. That same year, Winslet starred as April Wheeler in Revolutionary Road, based on the critically acclaimed novel by Richard Yates and directed by Sam Mendes, garnering a second Golden Globe win for her performance.

Winslet grew up in a family of actors and began performing for British television when she was 13 years old. At the age of 17, Winslet made an international name for herself in Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures. The next year, she followed that with her role as Marianne Dashwood in Ang Lee's Sense and Sensibility; for her performance, she received her first Academy Award nomination. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe and went on to win BAFTA and SAG awards.

Winslet next starred with Christopher Eccleston in Michael Winterbottom's Jude and then as Ophelia in Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet. She appeared as Rose in James Cameron's Titanic, for which she received her second Academy Award nomination. She was 22 at the time and became the youngest actress ever to be nominated for two Academy Awards.

In 1999, Winslet starred as Julia in Hideous Kinky, directed by Gillies MacKinnon, and in 2000, starred in Jane Campion's comedic drama Holy Smoke. She also starred in Philip Kaufman's period drama Quills.

In 2001, Winslet starred as the young Iris Murdoch in the Richard Eyre production of Iris, garnering Golden Globe, BAFTA and Academy Award nominations for the role. She next starred in Michael Apted's Enigma, a spy drama about code breakers during WWII, and The Life of David Gale.

Winslet dyed her hair blue and orange for her portrayal of the quirky Clementine in 2004's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, for which she received Academy Award, Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA nominations for Best Actress. She then went on to star in Finding Neverland, which was named the Best Film of 2004 by the National Board of Review.

In 2006, Winslet was seen in Steven Zaillian's All the King's Men, voiced the character of Rita in the animated feature Flushed Away and finished the year with the romantic comedy The Holiday. Winslet earned a fifth Academy Award nomination for her starring role in Todd Field's Little Children.

In 2010, Winslet played the title role in HBO's award-winning five-part miniseries Mildred Pierce, for which she won Primetime Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG awards for Best Actress. She joined the ensemble cast of Steven Soderbergh's Contagion and starred in Roman Polanski's Carnage, which premiered in competition at the 2011 Venice Film Festival.

Most recently, Winslet starred in Jason Reitman's Labor Day; in the film adaptations of Veronica Roth's popular young-adult novels Divergent (2014), directed by Neil Burger, and Insurgent (2015), directed by Robert Schwentke; and in A Little Chaos, from director Alan Rickman.

Next, Winslet will star in Jocelyn Moorhouse's The Dressmaker, and in John Hillcoat's Triple Nine.

For her work in the arts, Winslet was awarded the CBE of the Order of the British Empire, which she received from Queen Elizabeth II at a Buckingham Palace ceremony.


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