In Mid1996 Winslet Began Filming James Camerons Titanic 1997 Alongside Leonardo DiCaprio

Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet


She achieved recognition for her subsequent work in a supporting role in Sense and Sensibility (1995) and for her leading role in Titanic (1997), the highest grossing film at the time, and the highest grossing film of Winslet’s career. Winslet began studying drama at the age of 11 at the Redroofs Theatre School, a co-educational independent school in Maidenhead, Berkshire, where she was head girl. At the age of 12, Winslet appeared in a television advertisement directed by filmmaker Tim Pope for Sugar Puffs cereal. Budgeted at US$16.5 million ($25.2 million in current year dollars) the film became a financial and critical success, resulting in a worldwide box office total of US$135 million ($205.9 million) and various awards for Winslet, winning her both a BAFTA and a Screen Actors’ Guild Award, and nominations for both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. in mid-1996, Winslet began filming James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.

In Mid1996 Winslet Began Filming James Camerons Titanic 1997 Alongside Leonardo DiCaprio

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The film garnered largely positive reviews and earned Winslet her second Empire Award. in mid-1996, Winslet began filming James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. Gwyneth Paltrow, Claire Danes, and Gabrielle Anwar had been considered for the role; when they turned it down, Winslet campaigned heavily for it. “You don’t understand!” she pleaded one day when she reached him by mobile phone in his Humvee. Feeling pressured, Winslet has said she “never saw Titanic as a springboard for bigger films or bigger pay cheques”, knowing that “it could have been that, but would have destroyed .” The same year, she voiced Brigid in the computer animated film Faeries. in 2000, Winslet appeared in the period piece Quills with Geoffrey Rush and Joaquin Phoenix, a film inspired by the life and work of the Marquis de Sade. The film was a modest arthouse success, averaging US$27,709 ($37,395) per screen its debut weekend, and eventually grossing US$18 million ($24.3 million) internationally. Subsequently, each of them was nominated for an Academy Award the following year, earning Winslet her third nomination.

In Mid1996 Winslet Began Filming James Camerons Titanic 1997 Alongside Leonardo DiCaprio

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She made her film debut in Heavenly Creatures (1994), for which she received her first notable critical praise. Her younger brother, Joss, is the only sibling who did not pursue an acting career. At the age of 12, Winslet appeared in a television advertisement directed by filmmaker Tim Pope for Sugar Puffs cereal. This role was followed by appearances in the made-for-TV movie Anglo-Saxon Attitudes in 1992, the sitcom Get Back, and an episode of the medical drama Casualty in 1993. The film included Winslet’s singing debut, and her a cappella version of “Sono Andati”, an aria from La Bohème, was featured on the film’s soundtrack. The film was released to favourable reviews in 1994 and won Jackson and partner Fran Walsh a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Budgeted at US$16.5 million ($23.8 million in current year dollars) the film became a financial and critical success, resulting in a worldwide box office total of US$135 million ($194.5 million) and various awards for Winslet, winning her both a BAFTA and a Screen Actors’ Guild Award, and nominations for both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. in mid-1996, Winslet began filming James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.