British actress Kate Winslet is a firebrand. While most actresses constantly claim to choose 'different' roles, Kate follows up on that ideal with a zany rapidity that leaves most others in the esoteric dust.
This year, she got her fourth Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind.
A rediff.com look through five highlights from Kate's wonderfully wild resume.
Text: Raja Sen
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