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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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A chameleonic Cate Blanchett materializes in Julian Rosefeldt's 'Manifesto' at Hauser & Wirth gallery
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-10-31 21:00:00
More than a dozen Cate Blanchetts have shown up for our interview today. One, in a crisp blazer and stick-straight hair, is all business; another, wearing a draped turban and dark plum lipstick, is downright demanding; yet another, in a soft floral blouse and glasses, is contemplative, pious-seeming;...

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Variety, 2018-10-30 16:30:03
In a coup for FX, Cate Blanchett is set to star as conservative firebrand Phyllis Schlafly in the limited series “Mrs. America,” recounting the modern history of the women’s movement. “Mad Men” and “Halt and Catch Fire” alum Dahvi Waller is spearheading the project for FX Productions. Waller and Blanchett ...

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Variety, 2018-10-25 15:00:58
BAFTA LA’s Britannia Awards will honor these showbiz luminaries on Oct. 26 at the Beverly Hilton. Cate Blanchett Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film Blanchett has had a busy year in 2018. The Stanley Kubrick honoree headed the Cannes Film Festival jury, starred on the big screen in ...

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