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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 & 179 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Song to Song (completed)
Amanda
 2016/VIII Red (Short) (post-production)
Mother
 2016 Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2015/III Manifesto
Various
 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)
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
 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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Print ad: Donna Karan. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

For me it felt less about the period and more about the gaze. If the cigarette was held in a certain way and perceived by the camera in a certain way, it was because it was viewed through the prism of someone's desire, rather than the prism of the period. See more »

Trivia:

Got the role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) after Rachel Weisz backed out, because of scheduling problems. 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 »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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