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Kate Winslet

Keeps the award in her bathroom

Kate Winslet was nominated for six Academy Awards before she won the 2009 award for Best Actress for her role in “The Reader.” She revealed in an interview with WSJ Magazine that she keeps the award in her bathroom so that her guests can hold it while making acceptance speeches in the mirror without feeling self-conscious. 1)

Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

In 2012, Kate Winslet was honored by Queen Elizabeth II as Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. 2)

Married three times

Kate Winslet has been married three times. Her first husband was James Threapleton (1998-2001, divorced), with whom she has a daughter, Mia Honey, and her second was director Sam Mendes (2003-2010, divorced), with whom she has a son, Joe Alfie. In December 2012, her third husband was Ned Rocknroll (a relative of Richard Branson), with whom she has a son, Bear. 3)

What If

Kate Winslet is also a talented singer. The song recorded by her from the animated movie “Christmas Carol: The Movie” reached first place in the Irish charts, while in the UK chart it reached sixth position. The song, titled “What If,” was used for the soundtrack of this animation. 4)

No photo editing

The director of the series “Mare of Easttown” wanted to edit out the protruding piece of Kate Winslet's belly. The star and performer of the main role did not agree to this procedure. As a result, viewers will be able to see her real body. 5)

Turned down "Shakespeare in Love"

She turned down the role of Viola in the film “Shakespeare in Love”. The engagement was given to Gwyneth Paltrow. 6)

Turned down "X-Men"

She turned down the role of Rogue in the “X-Men” film. The engagement was eventually given to Anna Paquin. 7)

The Mercy

She was originally scheduled to play the role of Clare Crowhurst in the film “The Mercy,” but had to drop out. The engagement was given to Rachel Weisz. 8)


Her parents are actors Roger Winslet and Sally Bridges. 9)

Band from Leo

After their performance together in “The Road to Happiness,” Leonardo Dicaprio bought her a golden band with an engraved inscription. That inscription was kept secret by Winslet. 10)


She has two sisters, Anna and Beth, and a brother, Joss. 11)

Online Film Critics Society

She was named Best Actress of the Year by the Online Film Critics Society for her role as Clementine in “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”. 12)

Not Roxie Hart

Kate Winslet was considered for the role of Roxie Hart in the film “Chicago.” The engagement was ultimately given to Renée Zellweger. 13)

Lost a role to Charlize Theron

Initially, the producers of the film “Monster” wanted to cast Kate Winslet in the role of Aileen. 14)

Turned down Eowyn

Peter Jackson personally offered her the role of Eowyn in the films “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,” but the actress had to decline because she preferred to spend more time with her children. 15)


In 2009, she was ranked No. 1 in Glamour magazine's “50 Best Dressed Women of 2009.” 16)

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