Kate Winslet set for BAFTA career retrospective

Actor Kate Winslet will discuss her career at a special “BAFTA A Life in Pictures” event on December 4.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) said the event would take place at the organization’s London headquarters next month, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The “BAFTA A Life in Pictures” series features onstage interviews with some of the film world’s leading talent.

Among past speakers are Kenneth Branagh, Cate Blanchett, Todd Haynes, Ang Lee, Helen Mirren, Alan Rickman, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson.

Winslet, 40, has received seven BAFTA nominations, winning twice. She was awarded her first BAFTA in 1996 for her supporting role in Sense and Sensibility and a second in 2009 for her leading role in “The Reader”.

Winslet was named British Artist of the Year at the BAFTA Britannia Awards in Los Angeles in 2007.
She began her film career in 1994 starring in Heavenly Creatures. In 1997, she starred in Titanic. Her BAFTA-nominated roles include Iris (2002), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2005) and Finding Neverland (2005).

The actor will next be seen starring in The Dressmaker with Liam Hemsworth and Hugo Weaving. 

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