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Cate Blanchett


Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and an younger sister. When she was ten years old, her 40-year old father died of a sudden ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 131 wins & 91 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Truth (filming)
Mary Mapes
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Clarice Greene
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... Clarice Greene
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Woman
 2012 A Cautionary Tail (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
Queen Elizabeth II / Penelope
- Viewer Mail #2 (2012) ... Queen Elizabeth II (voice)
- Mr. & Mrs. Stewie (2012) ... Penelope (voice)
 2008 Ponyo
Granmamare (English version, voice)
 2007 Hot Fuzz
Janine (uncredited)
 2006 Babel
Susan
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Cate / Shelly (segment "Cousins")
 2002/I Heaven
Philippa
 1999 Bangers (Short)
Julie-Anne
 1996 Parklands
Rosie
 1995 Bordertown (TV Mini-Series)
Bianca
- Episode #1.9 (1995) ... Bianca
- Episode #1.10 (1995) ... Bianca
- Episode #1.8 (1995) ... Bianca
- Episode #1.7 (1995) ... Bianca
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... Bianca
 1994 G.P. (TV Series)
Janie Morris
- Natural Selection (1994) ... Janie Morris
 1993 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Mrs. Haines
- The Loaded Boy (1993) ... Mrs. Haines
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in the Sydney Theatre Company production of Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls" and played Felice Bauer in Timothy Daly's "Kafka Dances". Moved into the role of Carol in David Mamet's "Oleanna". Other stage roles include: Rose in "The Blind Giant Is Dancing" and Helen in the Sydney Theatre Company's production of "Sweet ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 24 Interviews | 44 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 100 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't know if I ever really wanted to be an actor. I'm an active person - the thought of waiting for the phone to ring wasn't something that sat happily with me. But I kept doing it, trying not to do it, and then doing it. There's such a blessed unrest that you feel all the time, but maybe that's what keeps you going. See more »

Trivia:

After completing work on the Lord of the Rings trilogy in the role of Galadriel, she kept and bronzed her elf ear prosthetics. See more »

Trademark:

Highly defined cheekbones See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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