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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 a 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 144 wins & 177 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/VIII Red (Short) (post-production)
 2016 Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2015/III Manifesto
 2015 Truth
Mary Mapes
 2015 Carol
Carol Aird
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Clarice Greene
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... Clarice Greene
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
 2013/I The Turning
Gail Lang (segment "Reunion")
 2012 A Cautionary Tail (Short)
Narrator 1 (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/I Babel
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Cate / Shelly (segment "Cousins")
 2002/I Heaven
 1999 Bangers (Short)
 1996 Parklands
 1995 Bordertown (TV Mini-Series)
- 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
 1994 Police Rescue
 1993 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Mrs. Haines
- The Loaded Boy (1993) ... Mrs. Haines
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She acted in David Hare's play, "Plenty," in an Almeida Theatre Company production at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Julian Wadham, Debra Gillett, Duncan Bell, Richard Johnson, and Jeremy Child in the cast. Jonathan Kent was director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 24 Interviews | 48 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 192 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[SAG acceptance speech Feb. 5, 2005] Thank you. I so didn't expected this. I wore a really tight dress that's very ungracious walking up those stairs. Thank you very much, I sort of don't know where to begin. Playing Katharine Hepburn, I absolutely did not expect to be standing here in front of you all. But Hepburn aside, I actually would like to say, as an actor coming from another country to ... See more »


Her Texan father, Robert Blanchett, met her mother, June, in Melbourne, Australia. He decided to marry her and relocate to Australia and raise a family. See more »


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