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Oscars 2016: How a wig helped Kate Winslet snag her nominated 'Steve Jobs' role

Oscars 2016: How a wig helped Kate Winslet snag her nominated 'Steve Jobs' role

There are a few key things to know about Kate Winslet. She holds eye contact when she shakes your hand. She makes a strong cup of tea. She strives to be "rock steady for everybody." And though she was once dubbed "Corset Kate" for her affinity for period dramas, this English rose gamely drops the F-bomb when nothing else will do.

So it's no surprise that Winslet chose her words carefully as she recounted the rigors of Aaron Sorkin's 187-page "Steve Jobs" script, which the actor rapidly mastered in a Polish-Armenian-Russian accent.

"It's … daunting, I've got to tell you," she said over tea recently during a quick visit to Los...

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