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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 & 105 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Truth (post-production)
Mary Mapes
 2015 Carol
Carol Aird
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Clarice Greene
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... Clarice Greene
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Woman
 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
Susan
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Cate / Shelly (segment "Cousins")
 2002/I Heaven
Philippa
 1999 Bangers (Short)
Julie-Anne
 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 Police Rescue
Vivian
 1993 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Mrs. Haines
- The Loaded Boy (1993) ... Mrs. Haines
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1 Print Biography | 24 Interviews | 44 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 180 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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It's part of my job. You can't play Veronica Guerin s 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 »

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Won Best Female Actor, Helpmann Award for her performance in "Hedda Gabler". See more »

Trademark:

Known for playing many different roles with multifarious personalities, such as the young sensible English queen Elizabeth in Elizabeth (1998), the rude, hustling wife in The Shipping News (2001), and the dangerous Russian villain in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). See more »

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