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Cate Blanchett

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Cate Blanchett attends the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull premiere at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.

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Catherine Elise "Cate" Blanchett AC (/ˈblæntʃət/; born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress and theatre director. She has received international acclaim and many accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, three BAFTA Awards, six AACTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Blanchett came to international attention for her role as Elizabeth I of England in Shekhar Kapur's 1998 film Elizabeth, for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress, the Golden Globe Award, and earned her first Academy Award for Best Actress nomination. Her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's 2004 film The Aviator brought her critical acclaim and many accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, making her the only actor to win an Oscar for portraying another Oscar-winning actor. In 2013, she starred as Jasmine Francis in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine, for which she won numerous accolades including the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Fact file

  • Born: Catherine Elise Blanchett 14 May 1969 (age 48) Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia
  • Residence: Crowborough, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Alma mater: National Institute of Dramatic Art (BFA) University of Melbourne
  • Occupation: Actress Theatre director
  • Years active: 1989–present
  • Spouse(s): Andrew Upton (m. 1997)
  • Children: 4

Read more about Cate Blanchett at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2020-01-16 11:26:30
Cate Blanchett is to preside over the international jury at the Venice Film Festival, which runs Sept. 2-12. Festival director Alberto Barbera commented: “Cate Blanchett is not just an icon of contemporary cinema, courted by the greatest directors of the past 20 years and adored by moviegoers of every kind. ...

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Variety, 2020-01-14 13:28:16
The organizers of Berlinale Series, part of the European Film Market, have unveiled an eight-strong lineup for 2020 with projects including Damien Chazelle’s “The Eddy,” Cate Blanchett’s “Stateless,” and Jason Segel’s “Dispatches from Elsewhere” set for world premieres in Berlin. Julia Fidel oversees the Berlinale Series screenings and has put ...

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Variety, 2020-01-03 19:44:37
Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Jennifer Lopez have been announced as presenters for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 5. Additional celebrity presenters include Tim Allen, Jennifer Aniston, Ana De Armas, Christian Bale, Antonio Banderas, Jason Bateman, Cate Blanchett, Matt Bomer, Pierce Brosnan, Glenn Close, Daniel Craig, ...

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