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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 149 wins & 184 nominations. See more awards »

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Carol Carol Aird
Blue Jasmine
Blue Jasmine Jasmine
Elizabeth Elizabeth I
The Aviator
The Aviator Katharine Hepburn


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 2018 Mowgli (completed)
 2018 Ocean's 8 (post-production)
 2017 Thor: Ragnarok
 2017 Song to Song
 2017/II Red (Short)
 2016 Voyage of Time: Life's Journey (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2016 Massive Attack: The Spoils (Video short)
 2015/III Manifesto
 2015 Truth
Mary Mapes
 2015 Carol
Carol Aird
 2015/I Cinderella
 2015 Knight of Cups
 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2
Valka (voice)
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Clarice Greene
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... Clarice Greene
 2014 The Monuments Men
Claire Simone
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
 2013 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (Documentary)
Dore Strauch (voice)
 2013 The Turning
Gail Lang (segment "Reunion")
 2013 Blue Jasmine
 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)
 2011 Hanna
Marissa Wiegler
 2010 Robin Hood
Marion Loxley
 2008 Ponyo
Gran Mamare (English version, voice)
 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Queen Elizabeth I
 2007 I'm Not There.
 2007 Hot Fuzz
Janine (uncredited)
 2006 Notes on a Scandal
Sheba Hart
 2006 The Good German
Lena Brandt
 2006/I Babel
 2005 Little Fish
 2004 The Aviator
Katharine Hepburn
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Jane Winslett-Richardson
 2003/I The Missing
Magdalena Gilkeson
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Cate / Shelly (segment "Cousins")
 2003 Veronica Guerin
Veronica Guerin
 2002/I Heaven
 2001 The Shipping News
 2001 Charlotte Gray
Charlotte Gray
 2001 Bandits
Kate Wheeler
 2000 The Gift
Annabelle 'Annie' Wilson
 2000 The Man Who Cried
 1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley
Meredith Logue
 1999 Pushing Tin
Connie Falzone
 1999/I An Ideal Husband
Lady Gertrude Chiltern
 1999 Bangers (Short)
 1998 Elizabeth
Elizabeth I
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Lucinda Leplastrier
 1997 Thank God He Met Lizzie
 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 Heartland (TV Mini-Series)
Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.8 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.7 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Elizabeth Ashton
 1994 Police Rescue
 1993 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Mrs. Haines
- The Loaded Boy (1993) ... Mrs. Haines
 1990 Kaboria
Blonde Cheerleader
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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 »

Publicity Listings:

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


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on who's the best between her and Marion Cotillard - Cannes Film Festival, 2014] There is no competition. Marion, hands down. I think she is one of the world's greatest actresses. From the first few frames of La Vie en Rose (2007), I just thought that I'd never seen anything like it. To see her in comic roles, and I was blown away again in Rust and Bone (2012). We share the same agent at CAA, ... See more »


Is one of 9 actresses who have received an Academy Award nomination for portraying a real-life queen. The others in chronological order are Norma Shearer for Marie Antoinette (1938), Katharine Hepburn for The Lion in Winter (1968), Geneviève Bujold for Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Vanessa Redgrave for Mary, Queen of Scots (1971), Janet Suzman for Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Helen Mirren ... See more »


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