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Cate Blanchett

at the Berlin International Film Festival, 2007
Born Catherine Élise Blanchett
14 May 1969 (1969-05-14) (age 40)
Melbourne, Australia
Occupation Actress/Theatre director
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Andrew Upton (m. 1997–present) «start: (1997)»"Marriage: Andrew Upton to Cate Blanchett" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cate_Blanchett)
.Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress and theatre director.^ A conversation with actress Cate Blanchett .
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^ ARTICLE from the Encyclopædia Britannica Australian actress in full Catherine Elise Blanchett born May 14, 1969, Melbourne, Vic., Austl.
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^ Blanchett grew up in Melbourne, where she was born on May 14, 1969.
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.She has won multiple acting awards, most notably two SAGs, two Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTAs, an Academy Award, as well as the Volpi Cup at 64th Venice International Film Festival.^ Most likely to: Win awards for her acting.

^ She did, however, win the equivalent award at the BAFTAs and the Golden Globe Awards.
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^ For the role, she was awarded with BAFTA Award as well as Golden Globe Award, apart from receiving an Academy Award nomination.
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.Blanchett came to international attention in the 1998 film Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar Kapur, in which she played Elizabeth I of England.^ Elizabeth is an Academy Award-winning 1998 film directed by Shekhar Kapur loosely based on the early reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England.
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^ The story of Elizabeth may not be over for Blanchett and Kapur.
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^ Cate Blanchett played Elizabeth I in the movie Elizabeth.
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.She is also well-known for her portrayals of the elf queen Galadriel in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Colonel-Doctor Irina Spalko in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator, a role which brought her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.^ Indiana Jones/Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) .
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^ Her incredible performance was rewarded with a Best Supporting Actress award at the 2005 Academy Awards ceremony.
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^ From there Cate got the title role of Queen Elizabeth I in 1998's "Elizabeth", for which she was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award.
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[1][2][3] .She and her husband Andrew Upton are currently artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company.^ Cate Blanchett and husband Andrew Upton launch the new Sydney Theatre Company season in th...
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^ Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton extend stay at Sydney Theatre Company .
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^ (Blanchett and husband Andrew Upton are artistic directors of the company.
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Contents

Early life and education

.Blanchett was born in Ivanhoe, a suburb of Melbourne, the daughter of June, an Australian property developer and teacher, and Robert "Bob" Blanchett, a Texas-born U.S. Navy Petty Officer who later worked as an advertising executive.^ Cate Blanchett was born in Melbourne, Australia.
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^ Who has Cate Blanchett worked with?
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^ Blanchett grew up in the Melbourne suburb of Ivanhoe.
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[4][5] .The two met while Blanchett's father's ship USS Arneb was in Melbourne.^ Her father, Bob, was a Texan and ex-US Navy man who'd met Cate's mother, a teacher named June, and moved into advertising in Melbourne.
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^ Blanchett grew up in suburban Melbourne with an Australian mother and an American father, who died when Blanchett was 10 years old.
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.When Blanchett was 10, she lost her father to a heart attack.^ At 10, Blanchett loses her father, Robert, who dies of a heart attack.
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^ But when Blanchett was only 10, her father died from a sudden heart attack.

^ She was born and raised in Australia, one of three siblings raised by their single mother (her father died of a heart attack when she was 10).
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She has described herself during childhood as "part extrovert, part wallflower".[6] She has two siblings; her older brother, Bob, is a computer systems engineer, and her younger sister, Genevieve, worked as a theatrical designer and received her Bachelor of Design in Architecture in April 2008.[6]
.Blanchett attended primary school in Melbourne at Ivanhoe East Primary School.^ She attended high school at the Methodist Ladies’ College, and later the University of Melbourne where she studied economics, art, and cultivated her passion for acting.
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^ Born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Australia, Blanchett grew up in suburban Ivanhoe near the Yarra River.

^ Blanchett grew up in the Melbourne suburb of Ivanhoe.
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.For her secondary education, she attended Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School and then Methodist Ladies' College, from which she graduated, where she explored her passion for acting.^ She attended high school at the Methodist Ladies’ College, and later the University of Melbourne where she studied economics, art, and cultivated her passion for acting.
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^ She attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art to study acting and began working in the theater after graduation.
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^ Attending Melbourne's Methodist Ladies College, she became the school drama captain, appearing in many shows, including The Odyssey Of Runyon Jones, and even directing her fellow students in a production of They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
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[7] .She studied Economics and Fine Arts at the University of Melbourne before leaving Australia to travel overseas.^ She went on to study economics and fine art at the University of Melbourne, before deciding that such studies weren't her real vocation.
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^ From here, she moved on to Melbourne University to study Fine Arts and Economics, but left to travel, hoping to gain experience before deciding upon a career.
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^ Studied economics and art at the University of Melbourne before she discovered her passion for acting.
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.When she was 18, Blanchett went on a vacation to Egypt.^ When she was 18, Cate was on vacation in Egypt.

^ When she was 18, Blanchett went on a vacation to Egypt.
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.A fellow guest at a hotel in Cairo asked if she wanted to be an extra in a movie, and the next day she found herself in a crowd scene cheering for an American boxer losing to an Egyptian in the film Kaboria, starring the Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki.^ A fellow guest at a cheap hotel in Cairo asked if she wanted to be an extra in a movie, and the next day she found herself in a crowd scene, cheering for an American boxer who was losing to an Egyptian.

^ Here she was spotted by a fellow-guest in her cheap hotel and asked to appear as an extra in an Egyptian boxing movie.
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^ A fellow guest at a hotel in Cairo asked if she wanted to be an extra in a movie, and the next day she found herself in a crowd scene cheering f...
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.Blanchett returned to Australia and later moved to Sydney to study at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, graduating in 1992 and beginning her career in the theatre.^ She was a star pupil at Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art, from which she graduated in 1992.
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^ She started her acting career on the Sydney stage, after graduating from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1992.
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^ Cate Blanchett graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1992.

Career

.Her first major stage role was opposite Geoffrey Rush in the 1993 David Mamet play Oleanna, for which she won the Sydney Theatre Critics' Best Newcomer Award.^ Her spectacular work was noted immediately as she won the Best Newcomer of 1993 Award from the Sydney Theatre Critics Circle.
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^ She appears in many stage productions, including Oleanna with Geoffrey Rush.
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^ One of the performances which won Cate this award was for her role in David Mamet's Oleanna opposite Shine star Geoffrey Rush.

[8] .She also appeared as Ophelia in an acclaimed 1994–95 Company B production of Hamlet, directed by Neil Armfield, starring Rush and Richard Roxburgh.^ She is a long-standing member of Company-B, a loose ensemble of actors including Geoffrey Rush , Gillian Jones and Noah Taylor based at Belvoir Street in Sydney under the direction of Neil Armfield.
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^ In 1995, she was nominated for Best Female Performance for her role as Ophelia in the Belvoir Street Theatre Company's production of Hamlet.

^ Rush, who, before working with Blanchett on Elizabeth, starred opposite the actress in a 1993 Sydney Theatre Company production of Oleanna.
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.Blanchett appeared in the TV mini-series Heartland opposite Ernie Dingo, the mini-series Bordertown, with Hugo Weaving, and in an episode of Police Rescue entitled "The Loaded Boy". She also appeared in the 1994 telemovie of Police Rescue as a teacher taken hostage by armed bandits and in the 50 minute drama Parklands (1996), which received a limited release in Australian cinemas.^ On Films: Blanchett made her debut in movies in 1994, with ‘Police Rescue: The Movie’.
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^ All films - All cinemas - All TV series .

^ Both boys were born in England, where Blanchett and Upton, a playwright whom she met on the set of a small Aussie film called Parklands in 1996, settled almost by accident in 1998.
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.Blanchett made her international film debut with a supporting role as an Australian nurse captured by the Japanese Army during WW2 in Bruce Beresford's 1997 film Paradise Road, which co-starred Glenn Close and Frances McDormand.^ She made her debut in Paradise Road, directed by Bruce Beresford (Tender Mercies, Driving Miss Daisy) and starring Glenn Close and Frances McDormand, as one of a group of women imprisoned by the Japanese in Sumatra in WW2.
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^ Blanchett made her film debut in the 1997 POW drama as a shy Australian nurse, playing opposite Glenn Close and Frances McDormand.
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^ She appeared in the Australian comedy Thank God He Met Lizzie (1997), for which she won an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actress, and appeared in Bruce Beresford's Paradise Road (1997), co-starring with Glenn Close .
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.Her first leading role, also in 1997, was as Lucinda Leplastrier in Gillian Armstrong's production of Oscar and Lucinda opposite Ralph Fiennes.^ Audiences first began taking notice of Cate Blanchett when she starred opposite Ralph Fiennes in 1997's Oscar and Lucinda .
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^ The same year she received critical acclaim for her performance opposite Ralph Fiennes in Gillian Armstrong 's Oscar and Lucinda (1997).
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^ Her first Hollywood film was "Oscar and Lucinda" in 1997.
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.Coincidentally, Peter Carey, the Booker Prize-winning Australian author of Oscar and Lucinda, had known Blanchett's father, Bob, when both worked in the advertising industry in Melbourne.^ Oscar And Lucinda is a lyrically photographed adaptation of the novel by Peter Carey.
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^ As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com , Nicole, Russell, Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush are being honored with stamps in Australia, celebrating the work of the Oscar winners.
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^ Australians in Film ambassadors include Australian Oscar-winning actors Cate Blanchett , Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe and Geoffrey Rush, Oscar-winning director Mel Gibson and 30 other internationally...
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.Blanchett was nominated for her first Australian Film Institute Award as Best Leading Actress for this role but lost out to Pamela Rabe in The Well.^ Actress Cate Blanchett nominated for two Sydney Theatre Awards .

^ Cate was also nominated for an Academy Award for the role but lost out to Gwyneth Paltrow.

^ Pamela Rabe will compete with her co-star Blanchett for Best Actress honours.

.She did, however, win an AFI Award as Supporting Actress in the same year for her role as Lizzie in the romantic-comedy Thank God He Met Lizzie, co-starring Richard Roxburgh and Frances O'Connor.^ She further garnered attention - and the 1997 Australian Film Institute Best Supporting Actress Award - as one leg of a romantic triangle (completed by Richard Roxburgh and Frances O'Connor) in the darkly comic "Thank God He Met Lizzie" (1997).

^ However, sources said the Oscar-winning actress has landed a starring role.
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^ This time she'd win, as Best Supporting Actress.
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.Her first high-profile international role was as Elizabeth I of England in the 1998 movie Elizabeth, which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.^ Elizabeth (1998) more movies like this .
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^ Her performance earned her another Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe Award for best supporting actress.
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^ But Blanchett was Oscar nominated for Elizabeth and she won Best Actress at the 2005 Academy Awards for Katharine Hepburn.
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.Blanchett lost out to Gwyneth Paltrow for her role in Shakespeare in Love but won a British Academy Award (BAFTA) and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama.^ Cate Blanchett was named best actress for her role as the British monarch, winning over Gwyneth Paltrow, who took the best actress Oscar.
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^ Elizabeth was nominated for seven Oscars (Blanchett lost out to Gwyneth Paltrow for Shakespeare in Love).
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^ Elizabeth also received the BAFTA award for best British film of 1998, while Shakespeare in Love (1998) was judged best picture overall.
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The following year, Blanchett was nominated for another BAFTA Award for her supporting role in The Talented Mr. Ripley.
.Already an acclaimed actress, Blanchett received a host of new fans when she appeared in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.^ Synopsis: The second film in Peter Jackson 's series of screen adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien 's internationally popular Lord of The Rings trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers literally begins where The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ended, with the Fellowship splitting into three  Read More .
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^ Award-winning roles in the terrific “The Talented Mr. Ripley”, “The Gift”, and “Charlotte Gray” followed, in addition to her supporting turn as a mysterious elf witch in Peter Jackson ’s three “Lord of the Rings” films.
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^ Sir Ian McKellen Confirms His Return To Middle Earth Peter Jackson has told MTV that he only sees a return to Middle Earth for 3 of the original Lord of the Rings cast.
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.She played the role of Galadriel in all three films.^ Cate's fans rejoiced at the news that she had joined the cast of Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" film playing the part of the beautiful elf Queen, Galadriel.
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^ Nathan Fillion to play every character in this film in dual roles is pretty much the only thing that would get me to go and see this!!
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^ Her busy year already off to a hectic start, Blanchett then faced the daunting task of appearing in not one but three films with her role as Galadriel, Queen of Lothlorien, in the eagerly anticipated Lord of the Rings trilogy.
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.The trilogy holds the record as the highest grossing film trilogy of all time.^ All the actors are superb in their roles and the length of the running time seems difficult to accept when the film does end.
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^ Thanks to her work in the new Star Wars movies, Portman has appeared in some of the highest-earning films of all time.
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^ Poor guy is going to be exhausted by the time he's done filming all these upcoming projects.
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[9]
.In 2005, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator.^ BAFTAs Favor The Aviator Chalk up another victory for The Aviator, as Martin Scorsese's epic led the BAFTA Awards with four wins, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for Cate Blanchett.
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^ The play was a success and won her the ‘Sydney Theatre Critics' Best Newcomer Award’.
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^ In 2004, Cate portrayed Katharine Hepburn alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator .
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.This made Blanchett the first person to garner an Academy Award for playing a previous Oscar-winning actor/actress.^ Blanchett's victory gave her the unique distinction of becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for playing an Oscar-winning actress.

^ Academy Award winning actress Cate Blanchett attends the ceremony honoring her with a star...
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^ Ranked #2 in Glamour's The 50 most glamorous women of '08 The first performer to be awarded an Academy Award for playing a previous Oscar-winning actor.
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.In 2006, she starred in Babel opposite Brad Pitt, The Good German with George Clooney and Notes on a Scandal opposite Dame Judi Dench.^ The Good German (2006) more movies like this .
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^ 'Notes on a Scandal' Site 'The Good German' Site npr always on .
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^ Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, Tilda Swinton, Jared Harris .
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.Coincidentally, Dench won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for playing Elizabeth I, the same year Blanchett lost for playing the same historical figure, albeit in a different category.^ Her incredible performance was rewarded with a Best Supporting Actress award at the 2005 Academy Awards ceremony.
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^ But Blanchett was Oscar nominated for Elizabeth and she won Best Actress at the 2005 Academy Awards for Katharine Hepburn.
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^ This time she'd win, as Best Supporting Actress.
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.Blanchett received her third Academy Award nomination for her performance in the film (Dench was also Oscar nominated).^ Cate Blanchett - Academy Awards 2005 .
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^ Nominations for the 79th Annual Academy Awards .
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^ Some say that she might win again this year and has received a Golden Globe nomination for her role in "Notes on a Scandal" Blanchett consistently appears in critically acclaimed movies.
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.In 2007, Blanchett was named as one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People In The World and also one of the most successful actresses by Forbes magazine.^ Chosen as one of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful."
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^ Baltimore Sun reporter "So many people have condemned the play for its sordid theme," Vivien Leigh said in a 1950s interview about Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire," the vehicle for one of her most indelible achievements as an actress.
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^ PEGGY cate is the best actress of all times and the most beautiful woman in the world.
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.In 2007, she won the Volpi Cup Best Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival and the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award for portraying one of six incarnations of Bob Dylan in Todd Haynes' feature film I'm Not There and reprised her role as Elizabeth I in the sequel, Elizabeth: the Golden Age.^ She received best actress Academy Award nominations for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth I in the 1998 film "Elizabeth" and 2007's "Elizabeth: The Golden Age."
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^ Elizabeth: The Golden Age is the Academy Award-winning 2007 film sequel to the film Elizabeth.
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^ The film, in which Blanchett and half a dozen others portray Bob Dylan, is titled "I'm Not There."
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[10] .At the 80th Academy Awards Blanchett received two Academy Award nominations; Best Actress for Elizabeth: the Golden Age and Best Supporting Actress for I'm Not There, becoming the eleventh actor to receive two acting nominations in the same year and the first female actor to receive another nomination for the reprisal of a role.^ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Here we go by the double nomination rule.
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^ Elizabeth: The Golden Age is the Academy Award-winning 2007 film sequel to the film Elizabeth.
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^ Her incredible performance was rewarded with a Best Supporting Actress award at the 2005 Academy Awards ceremony.
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[11]
.Blanchett and her husband started three-year contracts as artistic co-directors of the Sydney Theatre Company in January 2008, with Giorgio Armani as its patron.^ Cate Blanchett at the launch of the Sydney Theatre Company 2008 season.
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^ Cate Blanchett , actress and co-director, Sydney Theater Company.
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^ She and her husband are set to take on the roles of artistic directors for the Sydney Theater Company in January, but ar...
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She next starred in Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull as the villainous KGB agent Col. Dr. Irina Spalko, and in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, appearing on screen alongside Brad Pitt for a second time.
.On 5 December 2008 Blanchett was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Grauman's Egyptian Theatre.^ It was like talking to any old friend, if I had a friend with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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^ Crowe to get Hollywood Fame star .
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^ Australia's Hugh Jackman is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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[12]
.As of 2008, Blanchett has featured in seven films that were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture: Elizabeth (1998), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001, 2002 and 2003), The Aviator (2004), Babel (2006) and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).^ From there Cate got the title role of Queen Elizabeth I in 1998's "Elizabeth", for which she was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award.
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^ The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) more movies like this .
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^ But Blanchett was Oscar nominated for Elizabeth and she won Best Actress at the 2005 Academy Awards for Katharine Hepburn.
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Blanchett provided a voice for the film Ponyo,[13] and will next be seen on screen opposite Russell Crowe in Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, to be released on May 14, 2010.

Personal life

Blanchett at the Berlin International Film Festival, 2005
.Blanchett's husband is playwright and screenwriter Andrew Upton, whom she met in 1996 while she was performing in a production of The Seagull.^ Blanchett and screenwriter husband Andrew Upton named him Dashiell John.
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^ Cate Blanchett and her husband, Andrew Upton, have 3 sons together.
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^ Private Life: Blanchett is married to Andrew Upton, playwright and screenwriter, whom she met in 1996.
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.It was not love at first sight, however; "He thought I was aloof and I thought he was arrogant", Blanchett later remarked.^ "He thought I was aloof," she later said "and I thought he was arrogant.
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^ Cate Blanchett: Love was not at first sight .

^ Blanchett: The first time I did it I thought, "I'll just put a little bit of concealer on" and then I thought, "Why am I doing that?"
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."It just shows you how wrong you can be, but once he kissed me that was that."^ It just shows how wrong you can be .
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^ Dylan may be a sanctioned pillar of the establishment now, he says, but you can see how shocking he once seemed.
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^ Playmate Nicole Narain shows you how to get in your girl's good graces for Valentine's...
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.They were married on 29 December 1997, and have three sons, Dashiell John (born 3 December 2001), Roman Robert (born 23 April 2004) and Ignatius Martin (born 13 April 2008).^ Not pictured but also present were pals Dashiell John , 8, Roman Robert , 5 A1 2, and Ignatius "Iggy" Martin , 20 A1 2 months, sons of ...
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^ They've already got Dashiel, five, and Roman, three.
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^ The child, Roman Robert, would be born in April 2004.
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.After making Brighton, England their main family home for much of the early 2000s, she and her husband returned to their native Australia.^ Blanchett makes her home in London, England with her husband, Andrew Upton and their three sons.
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^ As the play unfolds, the extent of her losses becomes clear: she has lost her husband, her family home, her job, her good name, her purity, and, ultimately, her sanity.
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^ Caroline Marcus Cate Blanchett has revealed she wants to expand her family and "homing instincts" had brought her back to Australia.
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.In November 2006, Blanchett stated that this was due to a desire to decide on a permanent home for her children, and to be closer to her family as well as a sense of belonging to the Australian (theatrical) community.^ As for whether she would have more children, Blanchett replies with all due honesty, "Yeah, the more the merrier."
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^ CATE BLANCHETT: Yeah, well, I had reached a point, you know, within our own family where we wanted to settle.
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^ Australian actress, Cate Blanchett , is recovering from a head injury sustained during a performance of A Streetcar Named Desire at The Sydney Theatre Company.
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[14] .She and her family live in "Bulwarra", an 1877 sandstone mansion in the harbourside Sydney suburb of Hunters Hill.^ Hunters Hill, Sydney, Australia .
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It was purchased for $10.2 million Australian dollars in 2004 and underwent extensive renovations in 2007 in order to be made more "eco-friendly".[15][16]
In 2006, a portrait of Cate Blanchett and family painted by McLean Edwards was a finalist in the Archibald Prize, which is awarded the "best portrait painting preferentially of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, Science or Politics".[17]
.Blanchett is a Patron of the Sydney Film Festival.^ Cate Blanchett attends the Soiree Chopard photocall during the 2008 Cannes Film Festival o...
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^ MORE ABOUT: Shia LaBeouf • Indiana Jones • Steven Spielberg • Cannes Film Festival • Cate Blanchett • Harrison Ford • John Hurt .
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^ MORE ABOUT: Shia LaBeouf • Steven Spielberg • Cannes Film Festival • George Lucas • movie review • Cate Blanchett • Harrison Ford .
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.She works as the face of SK-II, the luxury skin care brand owned by Procter & Gamble.^ Blanchett was recently unveiled as the new face of SK-II Japanese creams.
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^ By kellystyle29 on 11/24/09 at 5:08 pm who knows what she’s using (if SK-II hires her to do commercials), but anyway: great skin!
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^ Donna Karan, and the following year she'd become the face of the SK-II skincare range.
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.In 2007, Blanchett became the ambassador for the Australian Conservation Foundation's online campaign www.whoonearthcares.com — trying to persuade Australians to express their concerns about climate change.^ In 2007, Blanchett became the ambassador for the Australian Conservation Foundation's online campaign whoonearthcares.com — trying to persuade Australians to express their concerns about climate change.
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^ The Superficial - Cate Blanchett has seen better days Home Photos Bikinis Gossip Gadgets Movies About Advertise May 8 2007 Cate Blanchett has seen better days .
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^ Photos: Fame Pictures Website: www.famepictures.com More: Cate Blanchett , Celebrity Kids , Family , Hugh Jackman , Kids Share .
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.She is also the Patron of the development charity SolarAid.^ She is also the Patron of the development charity SolarAid.
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Opening the 2008 9th World Congress of Metropolis in Sydney, Blanchett said: "The one thing that all great cities have in common is that they are all different."[18]
.In early 2009, Blanchett appeared in a series of special edition postage stamps called "Australian Legends of the Screen", featuring Australian actors acknowledged for the "outstanding contribution they have made to Australian entertainment and culture".[19] She, Geoffrey Rush, Russell Crowe, and Nicole Kidman each appear twice in the series: once as themselves and once in character; Blanchett is depicted in character from Elizabeth: The Golden Age.^ Nicole Kidman is one of four actors set to be honored by the Australian Postal Service by appearing on a postage stamp.
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^ Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett star .

^ Nicole Kidman and Cate Blanchett receive their own stamps in Australia .

[19]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1994 Police Rescue: The Movie Vivian
1996 Parklands Rosie
1997 Oscar and Lucinda Lucinda Leplastrier Nominated — Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated — Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor - Female
Thank God He Met Lizzie Lizzie Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Supporting Actor - Female
Paradise Road Susan Macarthy
1998 Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth I BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Chlotrudis Award for Best Actress
Empire Award for Best Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Most Promising Actor
London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Satellite Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance - Female
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
1999 Bangers Julie-Anne
The Talented Mr. Ripley Meredith Logue Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress also for An Ideal Husband
Pushing Tin Connie Falzone
An Ideal Husband Lady Gertrude Chiltern Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress also for The Talented Mr. Ripley
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
2000 The Gift Annabelle "Annie" Wilson Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actress
The Man Who Cried Lola Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress also for Bandits, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and The Shipping News
National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress also for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and The Shipping News
2001 The Shipping News Petal Quoyle Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress also for Bandits, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and The Man Who Cried
National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress also for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and The Man Who Cried
Charlotte Gray Charlotte Gray Nominated — Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Galadriel Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress also for Bandits, The Shipping News and The Man Who Cried
National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress also for The Shipping News' and The Man Who Cried
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Bandits Kate Wheeler Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress also for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Shipping News and The Man Who Cried
Nominated — American Film Institute Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Galadriel Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Heaven Philippa
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Galadriel Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
National Board of Review Award for Best Cast
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
The Missing Magdalena 'Maggie' Gilkeson Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actress
Coffee and Cigarettes Herself & Shelly Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Actor of the Year also for The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Aviator
Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
Veronica Guerin Veronica Guerin Nominated — Empire Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated — Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Jane Winslett-Richardson Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Actor of the Year also for Coffee and Cigarettes and The Aviator
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress also for The Aviator
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
The Aviator Katharine Hepburn Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Actor of the Year also for Coffee and Cigarettes and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress also for The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Empire Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
2005 Little Fish Tracy Heart Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role
2006 Babel Susan Jones Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Good German Lena Brandt
Notes on a Scandal Sheba Hart Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
2007 Hot Fuzz Janine Uncredited Cameo
Elizabeth: The Golden Age Queen Elizabeth I Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Empire Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
I'm Not There Jude Quinn (Bob Dylan) Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress
Independent Spirit Award Robert Altman Award
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress
Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Volpi Cup for Best Actress
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Irish Film and Television Awards - Audience Award for Best International Actress
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Colonel-Doctor Irina Spalko
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Daisy Fuller Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2009 Ponyo Granmamare voice - English version
2010 Robin Hood Lady Marian post-production

Theatre credits and awards

Year Production Location Role Notes
pre-1992 The Odyssey of Runyon Jones Methodist Ladies' College, Melbourne Unknown Adaption of play by Norman Corwin
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? Methodist Ladies' College, Melbourne Director Directed fellow students in a production of an adaptation of the novel by Horace McCoy
1992 Electra National Institute of Dramatic Art, Melbourne Electra Lead
1992/1993 Top Girls Sydney Theatre Company Unknown This play by Caryl Churchill was her first starring role there
1993 Oleanna Sydney Theatre Company Carol Lead opposite Geoffrey Rush in David Mamet's play about a university professor who is accused of sexual harassment by a student. .Won Rosemont Best Actress Award.^ Juno won for Best Picture, while its Oscar-garlanded screenwriter, Diablo Cody, took the prize for Best First Screenplay, and its star, Ellen Page, won for Best Actress.
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^ Herself - Winner: Best Supporting Actress/Presenter: Best Makeup The 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards (2005) (TV) ....
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^ Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1999) (TV) ....
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1994 Hamlet Belvoir Street Theatre Company Ophelia Played opposite Geoffrey Rush. It was a Company B Production, directed by Neil Armfield.
1995 Sweet Phoebe Sydney Theatre Company and Warehouse Theatre, Croydon Helen Played lead in the Belvoir Street Theatre/Playbox Theatre co-production, written and directed by Michael Gow. The Sydney production was the first ever, then transferred to the West End
The Tempest Belvoir Street Theatre Company Miranda A Company B Production, directed by Neil Armfield. Played alongside Duxton Chevalier.
The Blind Giant is Dancing Belvoir Street Theatre Company Rose Draper Played alongside Hugo Weaving. A Stephen Sewell play. .It opened on 15 August 1995, and closed on 10 September 1995. It was a Company B production, directed by Neil Armfield, with music composed by Paul Charlier.^ Charlie Chaplin's hand is no where to be had in the upcoming American Theatre Company musical "The Immigrant."
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^ Wednesday, 15 August 2007 at 10:15 PM .

^ Wednesday, 15 August 2007 at 10:13 PM .

1997 The Seagull a.k.a. The Seagull in Harry Hills Belvoir Street Theatre Company Nina Lead in the Anton Checkov play. It opened on 4 March 1997, and closed on 13 April. It was a Company B Production, directed by Neil Armfield, music composed by Paul Charlier.
1999 Plenty The Alemida Season at the Albery Theatre, London Susan Traherne Lead in play by David Hare, directed by Jonathan Kent. It opened on 27 April 1999, and closed on 27 July.
The Vagina Monologues Old Vic Theatre, London Unknown Took part in the show in February 1999, alongside other actors including Melanie Griffith.
2004 Hedda Gabler Sydney Theatre Company Hedda Gabler Opened on 22 July 2004, and closed on 26 September 2004. She reprised her performance as Hedda in .New York in March 2006, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theatre.^ The Cider House Rules Music Of The Heart My Left Foot Special Edition Gangs Of New York Frida Award & Honors .
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2009 The War of the Roses Cycle Sydney Theatre Company Richard II, Lady Anne Previewed from 5 January 2009; performed in two parts as part of the Sydney Festival 2009, 10–31 January; through 14 February 2009.
A Streetcar Named Desire Sydney Theatre Company Blanche DuBois The play was directed by actress Liv Ullman and costar Joel Edgerton.

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.Catherine Élise Blanchett (born May 14, 1969) is an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award-winning Australian actress.^ Born: May 14, 1969 Hometown: Melbourne, Australia Real Name: Catherine Elise Blanchett .
  • Cate Blanchett - Bio & Credits - RopeofSilicon.com 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.ropeofsilicon.com [Source type: General]

^ The actress had, in fact, been in Australia, where she was born in Melbourne on May 14, 1969.
  • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Birthday: May 14, 1969 Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia Biography: Cate Blanchett (born Catherine Elise Blanchett on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning Australian actress.
  • Movies on Facebook 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC apps.facebook.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • Thank you of course to Miss Hepburn.^ So thank you of course to Miss Hepburn - the longevity of her career is inspiring to everyone.
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]
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    ^ She said: "Thank you to the Academy, who know Katharine Hepburn so well and are so intimately acquainted with her work.
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.600.org [Source type: General]

    .The longevity of her career I think is inspiring to everyone.^ So thank you of course to Miss Hepburn - the longevity of her career is inspiring to everyone.
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.600.org [Source type: General]

    .But most importantly and on behalf of everyone I know in The Aviator, thank you to Martin Scorsese.^ She said, "...But most importantly, on behalf of everyone I know on The Aviator, thank you to Martin Scorcese.

    ^ "But most importantly, on behalf of everyone I know on 'The Aviator', thank you to Martin Scorcese.
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.600.org [Source type: General]

    ^ If Martin Scorsese calls tomorrow then you know...
    • Celebrity interview with Cate Blanchett :: Celebrity Interviews :: handbag.com 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.handbag.com [Source type: General]

    .I hope my son will marry your daughter.^ I hope my son will marry your daughter."
    • The Cate Blanchett Picture Pages 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: General]
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    ^ Another source mentioned that the award-winning actress was so deeply grateful to The Aviator director, Martin Scorcese, that she hoped her son would marry Scorcese's daughter in the future.

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    • After winning the Best Supporting Actress award for portraying Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator, at the 77th Academy Awards (27 February 2005)
  • I think marriage is all about timing.^ Her incredible performance was rewarded with a Best Supporting Actress award at the 2005 Academy Awards ceremony.
    • Cate Blanchett Photos, Gossip, Bio & Reviews - AskMen.com Australia 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC au.askmen.com [Source type: General]
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    • Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.pro-thinspo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ She is considered one of the finest actresses working in Hollywood today, and she has been nominated for an Academy Award many times, winning in 2005 for Best Supporting Actress in The Aviator for her role as Katharine Hepburn.
    • Cate Blanchett - Actors & Celebrities - Blogged 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.blogged.com [Source type: General]

    ^ A discussion about the 1999 Academy Awards .
    • Charlie Rose - “Cate Blanchett” 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.charlierose.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Getting married is insanity; I mean, it's a risk – who knows if you're going to be together forever?^ You know who can help, Cate?

    ^ Who knows what you’re going to think?
    • Blanchett, Cate - Make Me Heal 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC education.makemeheal.com [Source type: General]
    • In Case You Didn't Know » Blog Archive » Cate Blanchett Slams Teen Plastic Surgery 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC icydk.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously!
    • Cate Blanchett Quotes - Australian Actress 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.artquotes.net [Source type: General]

    .But you both say, 'We're going to take this chance, in the same spirit.^ Blanchett : Are you going to take them hostage?
    • Cate Blanchett Calls 'Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull' A 'Big Bar Of Chocolate' - Movie News Story | MTV Movie News 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You’re not very good at this,’ he says.
    • Jamie O'Neill / journalism / Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.iol.ie [Source type: Original source]

    ^ It doesn’t matter if you’re taking your bows as Teacher of the Year or World’s Best Mom, a beautiful ring is perfect for any occasion.

    .
    • "Cate Blanchett: 'Getting Married Is Insanity'", People Magazine, January 12, 2007.^ Reply RepoUK on January 9, 2010 at 9:33pm RepoUK liked Cate Blanchett from Richard Hemmer's movie stars Cate Blanchett January 9, 2010 at 9:33pm Reply 1000 Add a comment!
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      ^ November 5, 2007 E-mail Digg Facebook Fark Yahoo Buzz Stumbleupon Cate Blanchett Discuss this story now Actress already has two boys .
      • Cate Blanchett Pregnant With Third Child - Actress already has two boys - Zap2it 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.zap2it.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Cate Blanchett married a playwright and a screenwriter.
      • Kate Winslett Versus Cate Blanchett - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

      .URL accessed on 2007-02-26.
  • What interested me was how much of a departure this was in that you have three interesting, across the generations, female characters, literally riding alongside the male characters.^ What interested me was how much of a departure this was in that you have three interesting, across the generations, female characters, literally riding alongside the male characters.
    • BBC - Films - Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ But look, irrespective of whether the actor's 15 or 57 there is always that discussion of how much you can actually see.
    • Celebrity interview with Cate Blanchett :: Celebrity Interviews :: handbag.com 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.handbag.com [Source type: General]

    ^ She is the Meryl Streep of her generation - never afraid to tackle a role no matter how complicated (Elizabeth I) or out of character (Bob Dylan) it may be.
    • Cate Blanchett's Fated Roles - Are her characters destined? 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.californiapsychics.com [Source type: General]

    .Also the emotional and psychological depth of the characters was, for me, a lot richer than I've seen in a western.^ Also the emotional and psychological depth of the characters was, for me, a lot richer than I've seen in a western.
    • BBC - Films - Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ She is greater than Meryl Streep from what I’ve seen.
    • Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth at Pretty Girls | Australian Girls 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC prettygirls.bloggero.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Not enough jokes, and while the stunts are clever there's a sense that we've seen a lot of them before...Baz's verdict on the highly-anticipated Indiana Jones movie....

    .But never once did it sacrifice the thrill of the chase.^ But never once did it sacrifice the thrill of the chase.
    • BBC - Films - Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .So it was a journey into the unknown for me.^ So it was a journey into the unknown for me.
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  • Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look.^ Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look.
    • Cate Blanchett Quotes - Australian Actress 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.artquotes.net [Source type: General]

    ^ It would also better in my backyard with a cocktail telling intimate details about Ryan Gosling , who by the way is even better looking in person.
    • Cate Blanchett News, Photos, Quotes, and more - NPR Topic Index 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC topics.npr.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Cate Blanchett - From Treehugger 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC topics.treehugger.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The attractive actress is known for her chameleon-like screen presence, and admits she has no qualms about looking less than perfect when she's in character.
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]
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    That's not what life's about. .If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work.^ If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work.
    • Cate Blanchett Quotes - Australian Actress 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.artquotes.net [Source type: General]

    ^ But so you are a good negotiator by nature that if you push yourself a little, you are skilled at winning over the person you love.
    • Analysis of Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.synastry.net [Source type: General]

    ^ Just by chance and you know they didn't really want to -- the puppy grows in the you know there's a lot of attachment -- really good at your dog lover and a dog person.
    • Christmas movies -- WBZ 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC multimedia.wbz.com [Source type: General]

    .And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?
  • He thought I was aloof and I thought he was arrogant.^ And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?
    • Cate Blanchett Quotes - Australian Actress 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.artquotes.net [Source type: General]

    ^ When you look at your face, what do you see?
    • ENOUGH ROPE with Andrew Denton - episode 76: Cate Blanchett (09/05/2005) 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.abc.net.au [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "He thought I was aloof," she later said "and I thought he was arrogant.
    • Cate Blanchett - Biography 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .It just shows you how wrong you can be.^ "It just shows you how wrong you can be.
    • Profiles - Cate Blanchett - hellomagazine.com 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.hellomagazine.com [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett Biography 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC the-planets.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It just shows how wrong you can be .
    • Cate Blanchett - Biography 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ "It just shows you how wrong you can be, but once he kissed me that was that."
    • fluidity - the Cate Blanchett fanlisting 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC fani.nippu.net [Source type: General]

    But once he kissed me that was that. .
    • On her first impressions of her husband, playwright Andrew Upton.
  • I certainly think that when I flick through all the magazines at the hairdresser's I like to see and am drawn to images that have an intelligence and mind at work behind them.^ She also took the opportunity to hit out at younger models who are finding themselves out of work at the expense of Hollywood stars who are now being signed to promote cosmetics, adding, "I certainly think that when I flick through all the magazines at the hairdresser's I like to see and am drawn to images that have an intelligence and mind at work behind them.
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]
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    ^ Andrew Upton » See all hookups .
    • Cate Blanchett latest news and headlines - Celebuzz 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.celebuzz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He is not, at first impression, a likely Dylan fan.
    • The many faces of Dylan - Film - Entertainment - theage.com.au 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.theage.com.au [Source type: General]

    • On models
  • I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this. .You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees— I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside.^ On her introduction to acting : “I remember the first film I did, the lead actor would in between scenes be reading a newspaper or sleeping and I'd think, ‘How can you do that?’” .
    • Cate Blanchett bio, Cate Blanchett Oscar, Cate Blanchett film, Cate Blanchett pic 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.bullz-eye.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Think outside the sQuare, think inside the sQuare, hug a bear if you dare, wear the sQuare to be extraordinaire!

    ^ I remember the first film I did, the lead actor would, in between scenes, be reading a newspaper or sleeping and I'd think, 'How can you do that?'"

    .Can I have my champagne now?
  • I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that.^ "I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that.

    ^ "I have never seen anything like that."
    • Cate Blanchett evokes Hollywood era of old 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.chinadaily.com.cn [Source type: News]

    ^ Lord of the Rings trilogy) "I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that.

    .Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me.^ "It was like stepping into a video game for me."
    • Cate Blanchett - Cranky Critic® StarTalk - Movie Star Interviews 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.crankycritic.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "Lord of the Rings" was like stepping into a videogame for me.
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.600.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me.
    • Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.angelfire.com [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett - Wikinfo 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC wikinfo.org [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett's bio 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.celebritybazar.com [Source type: General]

    .It was another world completely.^ It was another world completely.
    • The Cate Blanchett Picture Pages 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett - Wikinfo 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC wikinfo.org [Source type: General]
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    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.600.org [Source type: General]

    .But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears.^ "I basically did it so I could have the ears", she says smilingly.
    • Cate Blanchett - Cranky Critic® StarTalk - Movie Star Interviews 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.crankycritic.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears.
    • The Cate Blanchett Picture Pages 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: General]
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    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.600.org [Source type: General]

    ^ When Cate Blanchett was asked about her appearance as Galadriel, the elf queen in the Oscar-winning, box-office hit Lord of the Rings trilogy, she replied: 'To be honest, I did it so that I could have the pointed ears.
    • Mark Salisbury meets Cate Blanchett | Film | The Observer 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .I thought they would really work with my bare head.^ I thought they would really work with my bare head."
    • The Cate Blanchett Picture Pages 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.superiorpics.com [Source type: General]
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    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.600.org [Source type: General]

    ^ I thought they would really work with my bare head.'
    • Mark Salisbury meets Cate Blanchett | Film | The Observer 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ I had imagined the proportions of the big hair and her thinness working, and seeing it right in front of me onstage, I thought, Oh my God, this could be startlingly accurate,” he says.
    • Cate Blanchett: Celebrities: Wmagazine.com 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.wmagazine.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • I love strange choices.^ She has played a role in the Oscar winner film 'The lord of rings'.
    • Cate Blanchett Hairstyles - How to Get Cate Blanchett Hairstyle 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.makeup-care.info [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Her busy year already off to a hectic start, Blanchett then faced the daunting task of appearing in not one but three films with her role as Galadriel, Queen of Lothlorien, in the eagerly anticipated Lord of the Rings trilogy.
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]
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    ^ She is also well known for her portrayals of the elf queen Galadriel in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator, a role which brought her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
    • Cate Blanchett news, rumors, info, bio, pictures, videos, and more at Cute Honeys 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.cutehoneys.com [Source type: General]

    .I'm always interested in people who depart from what is expected of them and go into new territory.
  • I think that's what I love about my life.^ I'm so blessed to have true love in my life too.
    • JANUARY 2009 - Anne Feeney's Year in Review - VOLUME 4, #10 | Industrial Workers of the World 20 November 2009 7:59 UTC www.iww.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Personally I think it's a long shot, so I'm going to have some fun thinking up actors and actresses who I think would be great in starring roles for the First and Second Chronicles.
    • Actors for a Chronicles of Thomas Covenant movie 20 November 2009 7:59 UTC theland.antgear.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Receive weekly email updates with latest news on your favorite people, products, places, music, movies etc Interested in dating ?
    • Cate Blanchett fanclub: Cate Blanchett fans share and connect 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.rockle.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    There's no maniacal master plan. .It's just unfolding before me.
  • If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life— that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment— that would be the perfect state.
  • If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously!
  • It was only when I realized how actors have the power to move people that I decided to pursue acting as a career.
  • Look, it's one of the great mysteries of the world, I cannot answer that question.^ You really need a LIFE! .
    • Cate Blanchett Performance Interrupted By Head Injury | PopEater.com 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.popeater.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You know it just didn't.
    • Christmas movies -- WBZ 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC multimedia.wbz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ How did you deal with that one?
    • ENOUGH ROPE with Andrew Denton - episode 76: Cate Blanchett (09/05/2005) 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.abc.net.au [Source type: Original source]

    .I think I'm vaguely blonde.^ I think I'm vaguely blonde.
    • Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.angelfire.com [Source type: General]
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    .To be perfectly frank, I don't know.^ To be perfectly frank, I don't know."
    • Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.angelfire.com [Source type: General]
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    • When asked the colour of her hair.
  • My agent insisted that I get one.^ When asked what colour her hair is: "Look, it's one of the great mysteries of the world, I cannot answer that question.
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.600.org [Source type: General]

    But I never answer it. .I suppose I should keep it switched off, but it has such a pretty ring.^ Blanchett is such a striking actress, so adept at switching between leading roles and character parts, that her screen career should continue to thrive.
    • Cate Blanchett: Queen of the screen - Features, Films - The Independent 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: News]

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    • About her mobile phone
  • They stick out a lot and tend to catch the wind.^ I hope my son will marry your daughter."
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    • Cate Blanchett's bio 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.celebritybazar.com [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]
    • Cate Blanchett Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.600.org [Source type: General]

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    .I loved skiing as a teenager but I had to stop because my ears got so cold .^ "They were so sweet, because they actually made little bronze castings of my ears.
    • Cate Blanchett - Cranky Critic® StarTalk - Movie Star Interviews 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.crankycritic.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We have a huge demographic because of that, whether it’s a mom in a grocery store or my teenage sister.
    • Princess of Primetime, Emily VanCamp | Celebrity Interviews | INTERVIEWS 15 September 2009 6:24 UTC www.snmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • About her ears
  • Violence and racism are bad. .Whenever they occur they are to be condemned (and) we should not turn a blind eye to them.
  • Working with Martin Scorsese was an absolute minute-by-minute education without him ever being grandiose about it.
  • You know you've made it when you've been moulded in miniature plastic.^ So you know all about medicine?
    • Cate Blanchett Performance Interrupted By Head Injury | PopEater.com 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.popeater.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You’ve been quoted as saying that the work should speak for itself.
    • Jamie O'Neill / journalism / Cate Blanchett 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.iol.ie [Source type: Original source]

    ^ If Martin Scorsese calls tomorrow then you know...
    • Celebrity interview with Cate Blanchett :: Celebrity Interviews :: handbag.com 19 January 2010 9:53 UTC www.handbag.com [Source type: General]

    But you know what children do with Barbie dolls— it's a bit scary, actually.

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Cate Blanchett
File:Cate blanchett
Cate Blanchett, 2007
Born Catherine Élise Blanchett
May 14, 1969 (1969-05-14) (age 41)
Melbourne, Australia
Years active 1996 - present
Spouse Andrew Upton (1997-)
Awards NBR Award for Best Cast
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
NBR Award for Best Supporting Actress
2001 The Man Who Cried ; The Shipping News ; The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Volpi Cup for Best Actress
2007 I'm Not There
Website
http://cateblanchett.net

Cate Blanchett (born May 14, 1969) is an Australian actor.

She was born as Catherine Elise Blanchett in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

In 1998 she got an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for playing Elizabeth I in Elizabeth. In 2005 she won Best Supporting Actress for playing Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator.

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes and awards
1994 Police Rescue: The Movie Vivian
1996 Parklands Rosie
1997 Oscar and Lucinda Lucinda Leplastrier Nominated - Australian Film Institute award, Best Lead Actress
Thank God He Met Lizzie Lizzie Australian Film Institute award, Best Supporting Actress
Paradise Road Susan Macarthy
1998 Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth I Won - Golden Globe for Best Actress - Drama
Won - BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Won - BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Actress
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated - SAG award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
1999 Bangers Julie-Anne
The Talented Mr. Ripley Meredith Logue Nominated - BAFTA for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Pushing Tin Connie Falzone
An Ideal Husband Lady Gertrude Chiltern
2000 The Gift Annabelle "Annie" Wilson
The Man Who Cried Lola
2001 The Shipping News Petal Quoyle
Charlotte Gray Charlotte Gray
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Galadriel Nominated - SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Bandits Kate Wheeler Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical
Nominated - SAG award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Galadriel Nominated - SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Heaven Philippa
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Galadriel Won - SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Won - BFCA award for Best Acting Ensemble
The Missing Magdalena 'Maggie' Gilkeson
Coffee and Cigarettes Herself & Shelly
Veronica Guerin Veronica Guerin Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Actress - Drama
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Jane Winslett-Richardson Nominated - BFCA award for Best Acting Ensemble
The Aviator Katharine Hepburn Won - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Won - BAFTA award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Won - SAG award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - BFCA award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress
2005 Little Fish Tracy Heart Won - Australian Film Institute award for Best Lead Actress
2006 Babel Susan Jones Won - Gotham Award for Best Ensemble
Nominated - SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated - BFCA award for Best Acting Ensemble
The Good German Lena Brandt
Notes on a Scandal Sheba Hart Nominated - BFCA for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - SAG for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
2007 Hot Fuzz Janine Uncredited Cameo
Elizabeth: The Golden Age Queen Elizabeth I Nominated - BFCA award for Best Actress[1][2]
Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Actress - Drama
Nominated - SAG award for Best Actress in a Leading Role[3]
Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role[4]
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Actress
I'm Not There Jude Quinn (Bob Dylan) Won - Volpi Cup for Best Actress
Won - Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actress
Won - Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - BFCA award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - SAG award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Agent Irina Spalko
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Daisy
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Mrs. Fox Voice

References

  1. Into the Wild Leads Critics Choice Nominations with Seven!. Awards Daily Oscar Watch.
  2. BFCA Nominees 2007. Broadcast Film Critics Association.
  3. Nominations Announced for the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. SAG Awards.org.
  4. BAFTA Nominees. Awards Daily Oscar Watch.
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