Kate Winslet

Biography: Owing to her superlative work and impressive range, this sexy British thespian was the first actress to snag four Oscar nods before turning 30. Born to an acting family (her parents, grandparents and sisters are all performers), Winslet began training at an early age. At 19 she made a stunning film debut as a frail, romance-obsessed teen driven to murder in 1994's Heavenly Creatures. Set in the '50s, the fantastical film was the first of a series of period pieces for the actress. Her turn as another lovesick maid in the film adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility earned Winslet her first SAG Award, and Oscar and Golden Globe nominations. But it was her sexy performance as a headstrong society lady in Titanic that would turn her into a megastar. As the female lead in one of the highest-grossing films of all time, the modest Winslet was suddenly slapped on magazine covers and found herself idolized and analyzed. Her weight became a constant point of controversy, as sheOwing to her superlative work and impressive range, this sexy British thespian was the first actress to snag four Oscar nods before turning 30. Born to an acting family (her parents, grandparents and sisters are all performers), Winslet began training at an early age. At 19 she made a stunning film debut as a frail, romance-obsessed teen driven to murder in 1994's Heavenly Creatures. Set in the '50s, the fantastical film was the first of a series of period pieces for the actress. Her turn as another lovesick maid in the film adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility earned Winslet her first SAG Award, and Oscar and Golden Globe nominations. But it was her sexy performance as a headstrong society lady in Titanic that would turn her into a megastar. As the female lead in one of the highest-grossing films of all time, the modest Winslet was suddenly slapped on magazine covers and found herself idolized and analyzed. Her weight became a constant point of controversy, as she was curvier than most of her cinematic contemporaries. But Winslet publicly refused to starve herself and even criticized GQ magazine for retouching cover photos to make her look thinner. Her independent nature lead her to eschew typical Hollywood fare in favor of quirkier flicks (Hideous Kinky, Holy Smoke!) and prestige projects, such as Iris, which again earned her Oscar and Golden Globe nods. She made a marked impression in every movie she found time to make, whether it was her endearing turn as an impulsive soul trapped in a dysfunctional relationship in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (more Oscar and Golden Globe nods) or a widow who befriends the author of Peter Pan in Finding Neverland. In 2006, she lent her talents to a quartet of projects, including the so-so comedy The Holiday, which proved she could evoke laughs, and the gripping drama Little Children, which brought myriad nominations for her performance as an unhappy housewife involved in a torrid affair. The elusive Oscar and Golden Globe trophies both finally arrived in 2009, after six nominations for each. Her reteaming with Titanic's Leonardo DiCaprio as a struggling couple in Revolutionary Road netted her the Globe for Best Actress, while her sensitive portrayal in The Reader garnered both the Best Actress Oscar and the Best Supporting Actress Globe. Winslet again took a small break, returning to star in Carnage, the film adaptation of the Tony-winning play God of Carnage, directed by Roman Polanski and Contagion, an ensemble film directed by Steven Soderbergh. In 2014, she joined the Divergent series, later reprising her role in the 2015 sequel Insurgent. Also in 2015, Winslet starred in Steve Jobs, and earned her seventh Oscar nomination in the process. Expand

Kate Winslet's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 89 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Lowest Metascore: 18 Movie 43
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 38
  2. Negative: 5 out of 38
38 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Avatar: The Way of Water Dec 16, 2022 Ronal tbd
74 The French Dispatch Oct 22, 2021 Principal Cast 7.2
tbd Eating Our Way to Extinction Sep 16, 2021 Narrator tbd
52 Black Beauty Nov 27, 2020 Black Beauty 7.0
72 Ammonite Nov 13, 2020 Mary Anning 6.7
53 Blackbird Sep 18, 2020 Principal Cast / Jennifer 6.8
tbd Swift Feb 21, 2020 Blanche tbd
75 Mary and The Witch's Flower Jan 19, 2018 Madam Mumblechook / Madam Mumblechook 6.9
45 Wonder Wheel Dec 1, 2017 Cast / Ginny / Ginny 6.1
48 The Mountain Between Us Oct 6, 2017 Cast / Alex Martin / Ashley Knox / Alex Martin 5.1
23 Collateral Beauty Dec 16, 2016 Cast / Claire / Claire 6.2
47 The Dressmaker Sep 23, 2016 Myrtle 'Tilly' Dunnage / Myrtle 'Tilly' Dunnage / Myrtle 'Tilly' Dunnage / Myrtle 'Tilly' Dunnage / Tilly Dunnage / Tilly Dunnage tbd
52 Triple 9 Feb 26, 2016 Cast / Cast / Irene / Irene / Irina Vlaslov / Irina Vlaslov / Irina Vlaslov / Irina Vlaslov tbd
82 Steve Jobs Oct 9, 2015 Joanna Hoffman / Joanna Hoffman 7.0
51 A Little Chaos Jun 26, 2015 Sabine De Barra / Sabine De Barra / Sabine De Barra / Sabine De Barra 8.5
42 The Divergent Series: Insurgent Mar 20, 2015 Jeanine / Jeanine 5.5
48 Divergent Mar 21, 2014 Cast / Cast / Jeanine Matthews / Jeanine Matthews / Jeanine / Jeanine / Jeanine Matthews / Jeanine Matthews tbd
52 Labor Day Dec 27, 2013 Adele / Adele 6.6
18 Movie 43 Jan 25, 2013 Juliet Hulme / Beth (Segment "The Catch") / Juliet Hulme 3.1
61 Carnage Dec 16, 2011 Nancy / Nancy 5.6
70 Contagion Sep 9, 2011 Dr. Erin Mears 7.0
69 Revolutionary Road Dec 26, 2008 April Wheeler 7.3
58 The Reader Dec 10, 2008 Hanna Schmitz 7.3
55 Romance & Cigarettes Sep 7, 2007 Tula 7.4
52 The Holiday Dec 8, 2006 Iris 8.4
74 Flushed Away Nov 3, 2006 Rita 7.5
75 Little Children Oct 6, 2006 Sarah Pierce 7.4
37 All the King's Men Sep 22, 2006 Anne Stanton / Anne Stanton 4.8
78 Deep Sea Mar 3, 2006 Narration 6.0
67 Finding Neverland Nov 12, 2004 Sylvia Llewelyn Davies 7.8