Kate Winslet is nominated for an OscarBy Anna Roberts
January 22, 2009
Kate Winslet has been nominated for an Academy Award for her role in The Reader.
The West Reading-born star is up for best actress against Angelina Jolie, Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep and Melissa Leo.
The Reader has also been nominated in the best picture category and best adapted screenplay category.
Director of The Reader Stephen Daldry is up for best director.
Earlier this month Kate Winslet won two Golden Globes for her roles in The Reader and Revolutionary Road. She has also been awarded Bafta nominations - going up against herself in the best actress category.