33 years ago, she took her first steps on screen, today, the whole world knows her. Did you recognize this young actress? – Cinema News

33 years ago, she took her first steps on screen, today, the whole world knows her. Did you recognize this young actress? – Cinema News
33 years ago, she took her first steps on screen, today, the whole world knows her. Did you recognize this young actress? – Cinema News

Before playing the lead role in “Titanic” and becoming the talented actress we know, Kate Winslet took her first steps in front of the camera in a science fiction series. A look back at the start of his career.

Literally catapulted into the Hollywood firmament when, in 1997, she co-starred in the biggest commercial success of all time (at the time) alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet is still one of the most popular movie stars today. most famous in the world.

Oscar winner in 2009 for her role in the drama The Reader and nominated six other times, she also starred in the fascinating Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Michel Gondry, in the suffocating Contagion by Steven Soderbergh and in the moving Les Noces Rebels by Sam Mendes (again with DiCaprio).

A first role at the age of 15

But before walking the deck of the Titanic under the spotlight of James Cameron, the talented British actress also started at the bottom of the ladder, setting her first foot as an actress on much more modest platforms.

So, 33 years ago, when she was only 15, she discovered her future profession by participating in the science fiction series Dark Season for the BBC, as one of the main actresses. She played Reet, a young teenager doing everything with her classmates to fight against Mr. Eldritch, a strange stranger who distributed laptops to all the students at school.

From Dark Season to Titanic

Having previously studied theater and comedy at Redroofs Theater School and then at Starmaker Theater Company, she had participated in numerous stage productions before moving to the screen.

After her first experience on the series Dark Season, she took on other small roles in various TV films and sitcoms, and it was only in March 1993 that her career took on a new dimension when she was chosen to play one of the two heroines of the psychological drama Celestial Creatures, directed by Peter Jackson.

Recognized by the profession after this demanding role, Kate Winslet then moved on to more important productions. In the casting of Sense and Sensibility opposite Hugh Grant and Emma Thompson, she was chosen in 1997 to take part in the gigantic cinematic epic that would become Titanic.

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