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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 144 wins & 177 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/VIII Red (Short) (post-production)
 2016 Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2015/III Manifesto
 2015 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)
 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 play: A Streetcar Named Desire - playing Blanche Dubious; traveled from Sydney to the Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, NYC. See more »

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


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on the pressures women face regarding plastic surgery] It's not just women on film, 18-year-old girls feel pressure to do preventative injecting. I see someone's face, someone's body who'd had children and I think they're the song lines of your experience, and why would you want to eradicate that? I look at people sort of entombing themselves and all you see is their little pin holes of terror..... See more »


She, Linda Hunt and Felicity Huffman are the only performers to be nominated for an Oscar for playing a member of the opposite sex. See more »


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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