Kate Winslet(1975-), Actress
Kate Elizabeth Winslet
Sitter in 5 portraits
Winslet came to the public's attention in Peter Jackson's 1994 film Heavenly Creatures. She was Oscar-nominated for Best Supporting Actress her role in the films Sense and Sensibility (1995), Iris (2001) in which she played the novelist Iris Murdoch and Steve Jobs (2015). She was also nominated for the Best Actress award at the Oscars for her performances in Titanic (1997), Little Children (2006) and Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2005). She won numerous awards for her role in The Reader (2009) including an Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe. Winslet won an Emmy for her performance in the TV series Mildred Pearce (2011).
- Sir Samuel Alexander ('Sam') Mendes (husband)
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.