Kate Winslet turns 42: From Titanic to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, her most iconic roles

FP Staff

Oct,05 2017 19:16 47 IST

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Though she rose to fame with her performance as Rose in Titanic, Kate Winslet truly made a splash on the big screen in her second film Sense and Sensibility. For her role, she earned an Oscar and Golden Globe nomination each. Image from Facebook/@SenseandSensibility

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It is said that she lobbied, telephoned and convinced director James Cameron to let her play Rose in Titanic. Her on-screen chemistry with Leonardo DiCaprio in the film is spoken about even today. It earned her another Oscar nomination. Image from Facebook/@Titanicmovie

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In Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, she played the zany, spontaneous but simultaneously warm and charming Clementine. Her portrayal of the character's eccentric looks and behaviour was nothing short of bewitching. Youtube screengrab

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In The Reader which is set in the 1950s, Kate Winslet played a tram conductor who has an affair with a younger man. But her character has also served as a guard at a Nazi concentration camp. For her performance, she won an Oscar. Youtube screengrab

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Kate Winslet was paired with Leonardo DiCaprio once again in Revolutionary Road, where the duo played a young, passionate couple who decide to settle down and later regret this decision. The film earned her a Golden Globe award. Youtube screengrab

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Recently, she played Joanna Hoffman in Steve Jobs. Her character was an Apple and NeXT marketing executive and Jobs' confidant. She won a BAFTA for her performance. Image from Facebook/@stevejobsfilm