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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 129 wins & 128 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/III Manifesto (completed)
 2015/I 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)
 1997 Paradise Road
Susan Macarthy
 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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Stage: Stars in "Hedda Gabler" by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Andrew Upton. Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, March 2006. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 24 Interviews | 45 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 191 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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I've done a lot of talking over the past six years. My husband and I have been running the Sydney Theatre Company and it's been magic - my kids have been able to see so many of those transient moments between acting and real life behind the scenes. But now that I've given it up I'm looking forward to being a bit quieter. I'm very conscious of that. There have been times when I've heard myself in ... See more »


She is one of five actors (and the only female actor) to be nominated for an Oscar twice for playing the same role in two separate films. She played "Queen Elizabeth I" in Elizabeth (1998) and in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007). The others are Bing Crosby as "Father Chuck O'Malley" in Going My Way (1944) and The Bells of St. Mary's (1945), Paul Newman as "Fast Eddie Felson" in The Hustler (1961)... See more »


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