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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 145 wins & 105 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Clarice Greene
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... Clarice Greene
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Woman
 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
 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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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 | 44 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 159 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Of course one worries about getting older--we're all fearful of death, let's not kid ourselves. I'm simply not panicking as my laugh lines grow deeper. Who wants a face with no history, no sense of humor? See more »

Trivia:

When she was 18, Cate was on vacation in Egypt. A fellow guest at a cheap hotel in Cairo asked if she wanted to be an extra in a movie, the Egyptian boxing movie Kaboria [Crabs (1990)], directed by Khairy Beshara. She appeared in 3 scenes in that movie, in one of them she was dancing to the main song of the movie. 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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