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Cate Blanchett


Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Australia to an American father and an Australian mother. She has an older brother and an younger sister. When she was ten years old, her 40-year old father died of a sudden heart attack. Her mother never remarried, and her grandmother moved in to help her mother. Cate graduated from Australia's National ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 118 wins & 81 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Truth (pre-production)
Mary Mapes
 2014 LEGO the Hobbit: The Video Game (Video Game)
Galadriel (voice)
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Clarice Greene
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... Clarice Greene
 2012 A Cautionary Tail (Short)
Narrator (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)
 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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Wrote the tribute for Australia's 26th Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's inclusion in Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" (Leaders & Revolutionaries section / May 12, 2008). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 24 Interviews | 44 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 100 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[SAG acceptance speech Feb. 5, 2005] Thank you. I so didn't expected this. I wore a really tight dress that's very ungracious walking up those stairs. Thank you very much, I sort of don't know where to begin. Playing Katharine Hepburn, I absolutely did not expect to be standing here in front of you all. But Hepburn aside, I actually would like to say, as an actor coming from another country to ... See more »

Trivia:

She was on set for only 8 days to shoot her scenes for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) and the two follow-ups. 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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