Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

Age
47
Birthday
May. 14th, 1969
Born in
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height
5' 8 1/2"

Cate Blanchett's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Golden Globe Awards 2014 TV Show
The Golden Globe Awards 2014
Heartland (AU) TV Show
Heartland (AU)
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work (UK) TV Show
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden
2014 - The Monuments Men
2014 - How to Train Your Dragon 2
2014 - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
2013 - Knight of Cups
2013 - Blue Jasmine
2013 - The Hobbit: Part 2
2013 - The Turning
2013 - Girl Rising
2013 - Journey to the South Pacific
2012 - The Hobbit: Part 1
2011 - Hanna
2010 - Robin Hood
2008 - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
2008 - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2007 - Elizabeth: The Golden Age
2007 - Hot Fuzz
2006 - The Good German
2006 - Notes on a Scandal
2005 - Little Fish
2004 - Coffee and Cigarettes
2004 - Coffee and Cigarettes
2004 - The Aviator
2003 - Veronica Guerin
2003 - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2002 - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2001 - Charlotte Gray
2001 - The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2001 - Bandits
2001 - The Shipping News
2000 - The Gift
2000 - The Man Who Cried
1999 - The Talented Mr. Ripley
1999 - An Ideal Husband
1999 - Pushing Tin
1998 - Elizabeth
1997 - Oscar and Lucinda

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Herself - Guest
4
Herself - Guest
2
Herself - Guest
2
Queen Elizabeth II (Voiced)
2
Herself - Actress (segment "Cate Blanchett")
2
Herself - Special Guest Host
1
Janie Morris
1
Herself - Presenter
1
Herself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Cate Blanchett graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1992 and, in a little over a year, had won both critical and popular acclaim. On graduating from NIDA, she joined the Sydney Theatre Company's production of Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls", then played Felice Bauer, the bride, in Tim Daly (I)'s "Kafka Dances", winning the 1993 Newcomer Award from the Sydney Theatre Critics Circle for her performance. From there, Blanchett moved to the role of Carol in David Mamet's searing polemic "Oleanna", also for the Sydney Theatre Company, and won the Rosemont Best Actress Award, her second award that year. She then co-starred in the ABC Television's prime time drama "Heartland" (1994), again winning critical acclaim. In 1995, she was nominated for Best Female Performance for her role as Ophelia in the Belvoir Street Theatre Company's production of "Hamlet". Other theatre credits include Helen in the Sydney Theatre Company's "Sweet Phoebe", Miranda in "The Tempest" and Rose in "The Blind Giant is Dancing", both for the Belvoir Street Theatre Company. In other television roles, Blanchett starred as Bianca in ABC's "Bordertown" (1995), as Janie Morris in "G.P." (1989) and in ABC's popular series Police Rescue (1994). She made her feature film debut in Paradise Road (1997), and, in 1998, she played the title character in Elizabeth (1998), winning numerous awards for her performance, including the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama. Cate was also nominated for an Academy Award for the role but lost out to Gwyneth Paltrow. 2001 was a particularly busy year, with starring roles in Bandits (2001), The Shipping News (2001), Charlotte Gray (2001) and playing Elf Queen Galadriel in the "Lord Of The Rings" trilogy.


TRIVIA:
  • In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated her earnings for the year at $13 million.
  • Son, Ignatius Martin Upton, was born 13 April 2008 in Sydney, weighing 8 pounds.
  • She was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to acting and Australian society.
  • Was considered for the role of Jane Smith in _Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)_ (qv).
  • Is of French descent.
  • Good friends with actress 'Nicole Kidman' (qv).
  • Cate and her husband, 'Andrew Upton (I)' (qv), are expecting their third child in April, 2008 [November 3, 2007].
  • In _The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)_ (qv), she appears with 'Anjelica Huston' (qv), and in _The Aviator (2004)_ (qv), she works with 'Danny Huston' (qv), the daughter and son, respectively, of director 'John Huston (I)' (qv). In addition to having played 'Katharine Hepburn' (qv), who appeared in _The African Queen (1951)_ (qv), directed by 'John Huston (I)' (qv), she also appeared in a remake of a film that 'John Huston (I)' (qv) appeared in: _The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)_ (qv).


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