Kate Winslet: ‘I feel way cooler as a fortysomething actress than I ever imagined’

The star of one of 2021’s biggest TV hits, Mare of Easttown, talks about weepy reunions with Leonardo DiCaprio, binging Ted Lasso and middle-aged women taking over our screensKate Winslet will be ready in a sec.

“I’m just going to put some more eyedrops on my stye,” she says.

Blame her intense crime drama Mare of Easttown, one of the TV hits of the pandemic.

“It was quite a stressful job, and about nine weeks in I got three styes in my left eye, the third of which turned into a solid little marble and had to be cut out.

But I pushed on.

On with the show!” In it, she plays DS Mare Sheehan, who is raising her grandson, coping with her son’s suicide, and trying to solve the murder of a young mother in a working-class Philadelphia suburb.

All without makeup: Mare is more likely

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