|Biography||.||Kate Winslet, she is the beautiful two-time Oscar Academy Award nominee
for Best Actress for her portrayal of 'Rose' in the mega-hit blockbuster
"Titanic" and for Best Supporting Actress in the box-office sensation,
"Sense and Sensibility". Kate Winslet is destined to be one
of cinemas greatest stars.
Video - Homevideo release 1 September. Paramount Home Video announced Monday 8 June that the pic Titanic will be released on homevideo Tuesday 1 September. Paramount will market the vid domestically and 20th will handle the overseas vid releases.
Background - Kate Winslet has had leading roles on the English stage and in British TV. She is one of the better young actresses of today.
Kate began her acting career at the age of 13. Of her many leading roles on the English stage, one was that of Wendy in the enchanting production "Peter Pan". On British TV she has appeared in many dramas and series.
Breaking into motion pictures, her first role was in "Heavenly Creatures" playing Juliet Hulme. She appeared in the critically acclaimed "Sense and Sensibility" for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. For her starring role in "Titanic"", opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama.
Lately Kate has been inundated with offers. It appears that she is be able to choose things now.
Kate's next film will be a the Hideous Kinky. A smaller film based on the novel by the real-life granddaughter of Sigmund Freud. Winslet will play a hippie mom who ran away to spend years in Morocco with her kids in the early 70's.
Kate is reported to be in negotiations to star in Jane Campion's "Holy Smoke". A love story set in Australia and India. Shooting is scheduled to begin in July. The screenplay was co-written by Jane Campion along with her sister Anna Campion.
Kate is reported to be signed up to star in "Johnny Hit and Run Pauline"
which also stars Sherilyn Feen. Shooting to begin in mid June. Don't know
how this might conflict with "Holy Smoke." Maybe they will work
1998 - European Film Awards - Audience Award - Best Actress - "Titanic"Nominations
1999 - People's Choice Award - Favorite Motion Picture ActressFilms
1998 - Hideous Kinky .... JuliaTV Projects
1992 - "Get Back" TV Series .... Eleanor SweetBio
October 5, 1975
Reading, England U.K.
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|.||"Plunge" - 1998. Micro-budget British picture where Kate
Winslet will be playing a cameo role. Directed by Max Newsom. Produced
by his company Longboard Films. The movie was shot in fall 1998 in Cornwall,
England with a budget of around $300,000. One of Winslet's friends was
working on the picture and she volunteered on the spur of the moment to
join in. The film is about a group of roadsweepers who decide to go surfing
when they find a surfboard in a garbage bin. They head for Cornwall, home
of English surfing, where they encounter a female roadsweeper, played by
Winslet. As reported on page 7 of Daily Variety Tuesday 28
April 1998. All this without the knowledge of her agent. "It had been her
birthday the night before, so she had had only two hours' sleep. But she
was great, and fit in perfectly," Newsom told the Sunday Telegraph.
"Holy Smoke" - 1999 release by Miramax Films starring
Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel and Pam Grier. Directed by Jane Campion. Love
story set in Australia and India. Shooting in Australia to begin June 1998.
|Links||.||Titanic Information - Information
on Titanic the movie.
Titanic movie review - Film review by Michael Maynez.
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