She may not be the first person who pops in your head when you think of someone rescuing an elderly woman from a burning building, but Kate Winslet, 35, has just moved up on everyone's list of unlikely heroes.
HBO's Mildred Pierce, a miniseries starring Kate Winslet (pictured) as a divorced mother, has earned 21 nominations for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, the most of any program this year. ABC's Modern Family and AMC's Mad Men, last year's winners for Best Comedy and Best Drama series, respectively, have earned the most nominations for regular series: Modern Family has 17, and Mad Men has 19.
After splitting from her husband of seven years, director Sam Mendes, 45, following her Oscar win for The Reader, it was rumored that Kate Winslet, 34, was affected by the dreaded Oscar Curse that haunts Best Actress winners like Sandra Bullock, who also parted ways with her playboy hubby Jesse James, after nabbing the coveted statuette.
The key to getting Kate Winslet to pose nude? Be Mario Testino. “You know that his biggest strength without fail is making women look beautiful,” she said as she presented Testino an award for his career at a gala in New York City.
While they're not floating on a chunk of ice in the Atlantic declaring undying love to each other, Kate Winslet and new boyfriend, model Louis Dowler, appear to be very much enjoying their time together.
Kate Winslet and estranged husband Sam Mendes are giving their marriage a second shot after announcing their separation earlier this year. The couple will reportedly spend the summer in one of their homes in Gloucestershire, England with the hopes to "reignite their spark.