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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 149 wins & 184 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Thor: Ragnarok
Hela
 2017 Song to Song
Amanda
 2017/II Red (Short)
Mother
 2016 Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2016 Massive Attack: The Spoils (Video short)
 2015/III Manifesto
Various
 2015 Truth
Mary Mapes
 2015 Carol
Carol Aird
 2015/I Cinderella
Stepmother
 2015 Knight of Cups
Nancy
 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2
Valka (voice)
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Clarice Greene
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... Clarice Greene
 2014 The Monuments Men
Claire Simone
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Woman
 2013 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (Documentary)
Dore Strauch (voice)
 2013 The Turning
Gail Lang (segment "Reunion")
 2013 Blue Jasmine
Jasmine
 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)
 2011 Hanna
Marissa Wiegler
 2010 Robin Hood
Marion Loxley
 2008 Ponyo
Gran Mamare (English version, voice)
 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Queen Elizabeth I
 2007 I'm Not There.
Jude
 2007 Hot Fuzz
Janine (uncredited)
 2006 Notes on a Scandal
Sheba Hart
 2006 The Good German
Lena Brandt
 2006/I Babel
Susan
 2005 Little Fish
Tracy
 2004 The Aviator
Katharine Hepburn
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Jane Winslett-Richardson
 2003/I The Missing
Magdalena Gilkeson
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Cate / Shelly (segment "Cousins")
 2003 Veronica Guerin
Veronica Guerin
 2002/I Heaven
Philippa
 2001 The Shipping News
Petal
 2001 Charlotte Gray
Charlotte Gray
 2001 Bandits
Kate Wheeler
 2000 The Gift
Annabelle 'Annie' Wilson
 2000 The Man Who Cried
Lola
 1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley
Meredith Logue
 1999 Pushing Tin
Connie Falzone
 1999/I An Ideal Husband
Lady Gertrude Chiltern
 1999 Bangers (Short)
Julie-Anne
 1998 Elizabeth
Elizabeth I
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Lucinda Leplastrier
 1997 Thank God He Met Lizzie
Lizzie
 1997 Paradise Road
Susan Macarthy
 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
 1994 Heartland (TV Mini-Series)
Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.8 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.7 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
 1994 Police Rescue
Vivian
 1993 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Mrs. Haines
- The Loaded Boy (1993) ... Mrs. Haines
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Other Works:

Stage: Stars in "Hedda Gabler" by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Andrew Upton. Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, March 2006. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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It's part of my job. You can't play Veronica Guerin [puts on heavy Strine] sounding like this. It just wouldn't wash. But what I find fascinating about doing an accent - unless it's a farce - is that it's not slapped on. [on doing many accents] See more »

Trivia:

New York, NY: It was announced that she, as well as Ralph Fiennes, will be honored by gala tributes (separately) in October by the Film Society of Lincoln Center during its annual film festival. See more »

Trademark:

Highly defined cheekbones See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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