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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

In the news

After 25 Years, the Curtain Closes on ‘Theater Talk’
NY Times TV, 2018-09-16 19:31:22
Over the years, the show included interviews with James Gandolfini, Cate Blanchett, Idina Menzel and Hugh Jackman.

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Variety, 2018-09-07 02:17:38
In today’s film news roundup, Henry Cavill’s “Nomis” will close the L.A. Film Festival, “The True Don Quixote” will premiere in New Orleans and BAFTA LA honors Cate Blanchett. FILM FESTIVALS The L.A. Film Festival has selected the thriller “Nomis,” starring Henry Cavill, Ben Kingsley and Alexandra Daddario, as its ...

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Variety, 2018-08-01 22:31:17
On today’s TV roundup, Academy-award winning actress Cate Blanchett has been cast for a guest appearance on IFC’s “Documentary Now!” CASTING Chris Carmack has been cast on “Grey’s Anatomy” and is set to recur on the show as an orthopedic surgeon who comes to work at Grey Sloan Memorial. His ...

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