Kate Elizabeth Winslet is an English actress and occasional singer born 5 October 1975. At the age of 12, Winslet's talent appeared in a television advertisement. On 22 November 1998, Winslet married director Jim Threapleton. They have a daughter, Mia Honey Threapleton. However,...Read more Winslet and Threapleton divorced on 13 December 2001. Afterwards she began a relationship with director Sam Mendes, whom she married on 24 May 2003 and they had a son. Her career began on television, with a co-starring role in the BBC children's serial Dark Season. She made her film debut in Heavenly Creatures (1994), for which she received the first critical praise. In 1995 she achieved great success for her role in" Sense and Sensibility" and for her leading role in Titanic (1997). She has been nominated for various awards for her role in such films as: "Quills" (2000), "Iris" (2001), "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind " (2004), "Finding Neverland" (2004), "Little Children" (2006) and "Revolutionary Road" (2008). In the same year she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in "The Reader". At the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards, Winslet won the Best Actress in TV Movie award for her role as the titular character in Mildred Pierce.