Birth Name: Kate Winslet
Birth Place: Reading, England, GB
Born on Oct. 5, 1975 in Reading, England, Winslet was raised by her father, Roger, and mother, Ann, both of whom were theatre actors, while her maternal grandparents, Oliver and Linda, founded and operated the Reading Repertory Theatre. When she was five, Winslet had her first taste of the family business when she played Mary in a school production of the Nativity. By the time she was approaching adolescence, Winslet decided to pursue an acting career and attended the Redroofs Theatre School in Berkshire, where she spent her time feeling miserable and being mercilessly called "Blubber" by her fellow pupils. When she was 13, Winslet made her first foray into professional acting by starring in...
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