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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.

Source: allstarpics.net

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, 2020-02-26 06:55:49
Netflix’s “Stateless,” which premieres Wednesday at the Berlin Film Festival, looks at the plight of refugees in a detention center in Australia. Co-creators Cate Blanchett, who also appears in the show, Elise McCredie and Tony Ayres talk to Variety about it, ahead of an on-stage discussion in Berlin moderated by ...

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Variety, 2020-02-14 21:15:36
Variety and the European Film Market are teaming up to host a half-day TV summit as part of this year’s Berlinale Series Market & Conference. Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett will participate in a panel with “Stateless” co-creators Elise McCredie and Tony Ares. Startz CEO Jeffrey Hirsch will participate in a ...

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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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