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Updated: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:45:00 GMT | By Tamara Hardingham-Gill
20 reasons Kate Winslet is a role model

She's unsinkable

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Although she'd already been nominated for an Academy Award for Sense and Sensibility in 1995, it was her performance in the 1997 blockbuster Titanic that turned her into an international star (and landed her a second Oscar nomination). Kate plays Rose DeWitt Bukater who falls for Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) while on board the doomed ship. Of course Kate's character manages to survive the sinking of the Titanic.