Sunday, June 28, 2009

Kate Winslet - a sensational actress.

Kate Winslet – a sensational actress.

Kate Winslet had been a sensational actress of Hollywood films. She is one of the other actresses who was born in England and dominated Hollywood films after Elizabeth Taylor. Kate Elizabeth Winslet was born on 5th October, 1975 in Reading, Berkshire, UK. Her father Rodger John Winslet and Sally Ann were jobbing actors. Kate joined Redroofe Theatre School at the age of 11 years.

Kate acted in children’s fiction serial Dark Season in BBC in 1991. She acted in the film Heavenly Creatures in 1992 under Peter Jackson and won Empire Award and London Critics Circle Film Award for her brilliant performance. In 1996, she acted in the films Jude and Hamlet. She played the role of a young woman involved with suffragette leanings who loved her cousin. Kate won the second Empire award for her performance in the film Hamlet.

In 1997, Kate acted in James Cameron’s epic film Titanic opposite Leonardo Decaprio. She made the viewers all over the world spellbound with her majestic performance. The film became the greatest hit ever after doing a business worth $ 1.8 billion. Kate became one of the most popular stars all across the world.

In 2001, she acted in the successful film Enigma opposite Dougray Scott in the role of a warrior of Second World War. In 2004 she acted opposite Jim Carrey in the successful film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. She played the role of a neurotic woman whose previous memories relating to affairs with her friends were erased.

Her husband Sam Mendes directed the film Revolutionary Road and she acted opposite Leonardo Decaprio once again in 2008. She received Golden Globe Award for best actress for her performance in the film.

In the following year she won the academy award for the best actress for the brilliant performance in the film The Reader. She won 6 nominations for such award which was a unique record for any actress. She had transformed herself into one of all time greatest actresses like Elizabeth Taylor or Audrey Hepburn.

The viewers expect her to explore herself further in challenging roles in future and amaze them as ever.

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