Titanic star Kate Winslet to be esteemed with Tribute Actor Award at TIFF

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

18th Jul, 2020. 10:32 am

Hollywood’s charming star Kate Winslet to be honoured with Tribute Actor Award at the International Film Festival in Toronto which will take place in September.

The ceremony will take place virtually on September 15, halfway through the festival that is the largest of its kind in North America.

“Kate’s brilliant and compelling onscreen presence continues to captivate, entertain and inspire audiences and actors alike,” said Joana Vicente, the TIFF executive director, in a statement.

“From her first film ‘Heavenly Creatures,’ which helped propel her to stardom, to ‘Mildred Pierce,’ ‘The Reader’ and her unforgettable blockbuster ‘Titanic,’ Winslet’s onscreen presence is as powerful and courageous as the women she chooses to portray”, Vicente said.

Kate Winslet, “is one of the best and most respected actresses of her generation,” Vicente concluded.

She also received an Oscar for the best actress for her role in ‘The Reader’.

The Tribute awards given to actors, directors and other film professionals for their exceptional contributions to the industry.

Due to the coronavirus, the 45th edition of the TIFF will take place from September 10-19 in a hybrid format that will combine in-person and virtual events.

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