Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

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Cate Blanchett

Catherine Elise Blanchett AC (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress, producer, and theatre director. Regarded as one of the best actresses of her generation, she is known for her wide range of roles in blockbusters, independent films, and on the stage. She has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and three British Academy Film Awards.

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Full name at birth
Catherine Elise Blanchett
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Claim to fame
The Lord of The Rings, The Hobbit, Carol
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Date of birth
14 May 1969
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Place of birth
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Age
52
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Actress
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Height
5' 8½" (174 cm)
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Weight
140 lbs (63.5 kg)
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40
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Residence
Crowborough, East Sussex, England
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Net worth
$85,000,000 USD
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High school
Methodist Ladies College, Melbourne, Australia
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University
  • Melbourne University (dropped out)
  • National Institute of Dramatic Art, Australia (1992)
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United Agents
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Partner: Andrew Upton (Married) 3 children
1996-
Andrew Upton and Cate Blanchett
I feel like I`ve been marinated in Australian theatre.
  • Was considered for the role of Jane Smith in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005).
  • 1995: Nominated for Best Female Performance by the Melbourne Green Room Awards, for the Belvoir St Theatre Company's production of "Hamlet".
  • Was originally going to play the role of Anna in Mike Nichols's latest film Closer (2004/I), but due to her second pregnancy she had to drop out, so it was recast with Julia Roberts instead.
  • Appeared next to Hugo Weaving in 9 different projects: "Bordertown" (1995) (mini), "Drama School" (2000), Little Fish (2005), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (2004) (VG), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), The Making of 'The Lord of the Rings' (2002) (V), Quest for the Ring (2001) (TV).
  • In "The Lord of the Rings", she worked with Elijah Wood and Sean Astin, who played "Frodo" and "Sam", respectively. Also appearing with her in those films, as well as in The Aviator (2004), was Ian Holm, who played "Frodo" in the BBC radio series. In Notes on a Scandal (2006), she worked with Bill Nighy, who played "Sam" in the BBC radio series. In Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), she worked with Samantha Morton, who is engaged to Ian Holm's son, Harry Holm.

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