- Kate Winslet, as Mildred Pierce
- Mildred Pierce
- A Killer Films/John Wells Production in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and HBO Miniseries
Kate Winslet is best known for her role of “Rose DeWitt Bukater” alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic. She’s also starred in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Finding Neverland, Revolutionary Road, Little Children, The Holiday, and Hamlet. She is the youngest person to accrue six Academy Award nominations and was the recipient of the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance of “Hanna Schmitz” in The Reader. Winslet played a single mother struggling to earn her daughter’s love in mid-class Los Angeles during the Great Depression in HBO’s Mildred Pierce. The role earned her a 2011 Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie.