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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 148 wins & 184 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/III Manifesto
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 2015 Truth
Mary Mapes
 2015 Carol
Carol Aird
 2013/I The Turning
Gail Lang (segment "Reunion")
 2008 Ponyo
Gran Mamare (English version, voice)
 2007 Hot Fuzz
Janine (uncredited)
 2006/I Babel
Susan
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Cate / Shelly (segment "Cousins")
 2002/I Heaven
Philippa
 1996 Parklands
Rosie
 1994 Police Rescue
Vivian
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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 »

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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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Working with Woody [Allen] is like an emotional strip club without the cash. See more »

Trivia:

Her father, Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., was born in Texas, to a family that had been based in the American South for many generations. Her grandfather, Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Sr., was born in 1905 in Arkansas, where he was also buried in 1989. Her paternal grandmother, Merle Jenevieve (King), was born in Oklahoma. Her father was of distant French descent; much of Cate's other ancestry from ... See more »

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Blonde hair and blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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