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Cate Blanchett

1969-05-14 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Catherine Elise Blanchett (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actor and producer. Regarded as one of the best actresses of her generation, she is known for her versatile work across independent films, blockbusters, and the stage. Blanchett is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. After graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Blanchett began her acting career on the Australian stage, taking on roles in Electra in 1992 and Hamlet in 1994. She came to international attention as Elizabeth I in the drama film Elizabeth (1998), for which she won the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Actress, and received her first of seven Academy Award nominations. Her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator (2004) won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She later won the Academy Award for Best Actress for playing a neurotic former socialite in Woody Allen's comedy-drama Blue Jasmine (2013). Blanchett's other Oscar-nominated roles include Notes on a Scandal (2006), I'm Not There (2007), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), and Carol (2015). Her highest-grossing films include The Lord of the Rings (2001–2003) and The Hobbit (2012–2014) trilogies, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), Cinderella (2015), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), and Ocean's 8 (2018). Blanchett has performed in over 20 theatre productions. From 2008 to 2013, she and her husband, Andrew Upton, were the artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company. Some of her stage roles during that period were in revivals of A Streetcar Named Desire, Uncle Vanya and The Maids, garnering several theatre awards and nominations. She made her Broadway debut in 2017 in The Present, for which she received a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination. Blanchett has also received Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Limited Series as producer for the FX/Hulu historical drama miniseries Mrs. America (2020).


TÁR Lydia Tár 2022-10-07
Nightmare Alley Dr. Lilith Ritter 2021-12-02
Don't Look Up Brie Evantee 2021-12-07
Indiana Jones : à la recherche de l'âge d'or perdu Self - Actress (archive footage) 2021-05-07
Ride It Out Narrator (voice) 2020-06-30
Sinfonía de lo invisible Herself (voice) 2020-11-17
The Four Temperaments 2020-12-08
Stuart X Narrator 2019-10-16
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Valka (voice) 2019-01-03
This Changes Everything Herself 2019-06-28
Where'd You Go, Bernadette Bernadette Fox 2019-08-16
Sweet Tooth Narrator (voice) 2019-08-31
Uncanny Valley Lee 2018-09-05
The House with a Clock in Its Walls Florence Zimmerman 2018-09-15
Ocean's Eight Lou Miller 2018-06-07
Jill Bilcock: Dancing the Invisible Herself 2018-07-05
The Carnival Is Over 2018-09-06
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Kaa (voice) 2018-11-25
Jill Billcock: The Art of Film Editing Herself 2017-03-14
Voyage of Time: Life's Journey Narrator (voice) 2017-03-10
Spielberg Self 2017-10-05
Red Mother 2017-01-26
Song to Song Amanda 2017-03-17
Thor: Ragnarok Hela 2017-10-24
Earthflight 3D Narrator 2016-10-07
Refugee Narrator (voice) 2016-04-23
Manifesto Various 2015-10-28
Knight of Cups Nancy 2015-02-08
Truth Mary Mapes 2015-10-16
Cinderella Stepmother, Lady Tremaine 2015-03-12
Carol Carol Aird 2015-11-20
And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Dore Strauch 2014-04-03
The Monuments Men Claire Simone 2014-01-24
How to Train Your Dragon 2 Valka (voice) 2014-06-05
Slow Motion Herself 2014-06-01
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Galadriel 2014-12-10
Journey to the South Pacific narrator 2013-11-27
Blue Jasmine Jasmine 2013-08-01
Girl Rising Narrator - Haiti (voice) 2013-03-07
The Turning Gail Lang 2013-09-25
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Galadriel 2013-12-11
The Making of 'Making a Scene' 2013-11-25
Making a Scene Woman 2013-11-25
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Galadriel 2012-11-26
A Cautionary Tail 2012-01-01
Hanna Marissa Wiegler 2011-04-07
The Real Robin Hood Herself 2010-05-11
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (archival footage) 2010-05-04
Robin Hood Marion Loxley 2010-05-12
The Curious Birth of Benjamin Button Self 2009-05-05
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Irina Spalko 2008-05-21
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Daisy Fuller 2008-12-25
In the Company of Actors Herself 2007-06-10
Hot Fuzz Janine (uncredited) 2007-02-14
Elizabeth: The Golden Age Elizabeth I 2007-09-09
I'm Not There Jude 2007-10-01
The Good German Lena Brandt 2006-12-08
Babel Susan Jones 2006-09-08
Notes on a Scandal Sheba Hart 2006-12-25
This Is an Adventure Herself 2005-05-10
Little Fish Tracy 2005-07-19
On the Set: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Herself 2005-01-15
Matthew Gray Gubler's Life Aquatic Intern Journal Herself 2005-05-09
The Aviator Katharine Hepburn 2004-12-17
Stories of Lost Souls Julie-Anne 2004-11-12
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Jane Winslett-Richardson 2004-12-10
Coffee and Cigarettes Cate/Shelly 2003-09-05
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Galadriel 2003-12-01
Veronica Guerin Veronica Guerin 2003-07-11
The Missing Maggie Gilkeson 2003-11-26
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Galadriel 2002-12-18
Heaven Philippa 2002-02-06
The Shipping News Petal 2001-12-18
Beyond the Movie: The Fellowship of the Ring Self 2001-12-23
A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' Herself 2001-12-09
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Galadriel 2001-12-18
Quest for the Ring Herself 2001-11-29
Bandits Kate Wheeler 2001-10-12
Charlotte Gray Charlotte Gray 2001-12-17
Reflections on 'the Talented Mr. Ripley' 2000-01-01
The Gift Annie Wilson 2000-03-16
The Man Who Cried Lola 2000-08-29
Inside 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' 2000-06-27
Pushing Tin Connie Falzone 1999-04-23
Bangers Julie-Ann 1999-08-05
Eyes Wide Shut Mysterious Woman (voice) (uncredited) 1999-07-16
The Talented Mr. Ripley Meredith Logue 1999-12-25
An Ideal Husband Lady Gertrude Chiltern 1999-04-15
Elizabeth Elizabeth I 1998-09-13
Thank God He Met Lizzie Lizzie 1997-11-20
Oscar and Lucinda Lucinda Leplastrier 1997-12-31
Paradise Road Susan Macarthy 1997-02-11
Parklands Rosie 1996-04-03
Police Rescue: The Movie Vivian 1994-03-16
The New Boy
Borderlands Lilith
A Manual for Cleaning Women
The Champions
Pinocchio (voice)