She couldn’t save Jack from the icy waters of the Atlantic but could manage to carry a 90 year old woman from a burning building, go figure! Kate Winslet turned out to be a hero after saving Richard Branson’s mom from a house fire on Branson’s private island retreat. Yes, his magnificent luxury home burned to the ground after it apparently was struck by lightning. Twenty guests including Winslet and her family were tripping the light fantastic on the island. A quick thinking Winslet rushed to the elderly woman’s aid while Branson’s son and nephew helped get everyone else out.