Who is Kate Winslet's husband? Oscar-winning actress seen with daughter Mia in first screen-outing together

Kate Winslet and Edward Smith were both vacationing on Necker Island when an unfortunate incident - lighting - burned a house down and brought them together

Who is Kate Winslet's husband? Oscar-winning actress seen with daughter Mia in first screen-outing together
Kate Winslet is married to Edward Abel Smith, and will be seen with real-life daughter Mia Threapleton from her first marriage in 'I Am Ruth' (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for HFA, Channel 4)
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Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet has shared the screen with several critically acclaimed actors, and now it's time that she shares it with her real-life daughter. Winslet is all set to make her first on-screen appearance with daughter Mia Threapleton in the upcoming drama 'I Am Ruth' which will air on Channel 4 later this year. The drama series is curated by BAFTA-winning filmmaker, actor, and writer, Dominic Savage. 

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The 47-year-old actress, soon to be seen in 'Avatar: The Way of Water', will star alongside her daughter Mia Threapleton, 22, whom she shares with ex film director husband Jim Threapleton. The real-life mother-daughter duo will portray a fictional family in which Winslet, a concerned mother Ruth, grows dismayed as her teenage daughter Freya, played by Mia, becomes obsessively consumed by social media and the stresses that come with it. Freya's relationship further strains as she continues to bottle up and retreats into herself. Savage teamed up with Winslet to develop this feature-length special. It will be a part of the female-led anthology series ‘I Am,’ created by Savage. In the first look released by Channel 4, we can see Winslet and Mia hugging each other with the emotions hinting towards a tense moment. Winslet can be seen comforting her real-life daughter on-screen. Winslet also shares a child, Bear Blaze Winslet, with her now-husband Edward Abel Smith.

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Kate Winslet stars in 'I Am Ruth' alongside real-life daughter Mia Threapleton. (Channel 4)
Kate Winslet stars in 'I Am Ruth' alongside real-life daughter Mia Threapleton (Channel 4)

Who is Kate Winslet's husband?

Kate Winslet has been married thrice - Jim Threapleton (1998–2001), Sam Mendes (2003–2011), and Edward Abel Smith since 2012. Her marriage with Smith has been the most successful yet and they first met in August 2011. They were both vacationing on Necker Island when an unfortunate incident - lightning - brought them together as one of the houses burnt down. She compared the incident to what her and Idris Elba's characters went through in the film 'The Mountain Between Us'. In 2017, she told PEOPLE, "Exactly the same thing. He was a complete stranger, we met, and then the next day the house burnt down. I believe strangers can meet and their lives can change so much that they simply can't go back to being the person they once were," she added. "[Smith and I] very much went through that together."

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(EDITORS NOTE: Image has been shot in black and white. Color version not available.) Actress Kate Winslet (L) and  Ned Rocknroll attend The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25650_020
Actress Kate Winslet (L) and Ned Rocknroll attend The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Turner)

Smith worked with the space initiative Virgin Galactic, owned by one of his famous uncles Richard Bronson. Now, he's a full-time stay-at-home father taking care of their seven-year-old son Blaze. Smith was previously famously known as Ned Rockknroll. Soon after meeting and marrying Smith, Winslet enjoyed commercial and critical success and she thanked her better half for it. In a different interview with the outlet in 2015, Winslet said, "My creative life in the last few years has been really, really, colorful for me. And I've really really enjoyed being able to embrace that. I have a wonderful man in my life who is so incredibly supportive that makes it possible for me to have those experiences. It's been a really fun time."

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