Kate Winslet started acting at age 7. She starred on the British stage until the mid-1990s, when she appeared in her first film, Heavenly Creatures. In 1997 she had the lead role in Titanic, which propelled her to international stardom. She has since starred in several films and won the best actress Oscar for The Reader. She has also received several Golden Globes, including wins for Revolutionary Road, Mildred Pierce, and Steve Jobs.