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Cate Blanchett is known as an Australian actress. She is most famous for her roles in 'Elizabeth', 'The Aviator', and 'Carol'.

Catherine Élise Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969, in Melbourne, Australia. Cate Blanchett started becoming famous in the theater industry after graduating from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1992. She immediately won roles with the Sydney Theater Company with roles in Top Girls and Kafka Dances. Blanchett won the Sydney Theater Critics Circle Newcomer Award in 1993.

Career & Award

Cate Blanchett's Golden Globe-winning depiction of England's Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth earned the actress her first Academy Award nomination in 1998. Blanchett turned in a brilliant supporting performance in 1999's The Talented Mr. Ripley, a film additionally including Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jude Law. She played a mystic lady in a little Southern town in the spine chiller The Gift, featuring Katie Holmes and Greg Kinnear.

In 2001, Blanchett appeared as Galadriel in The Fellowship of the Ring, the first portion of The Lord of the Rings movie establishment directed by Peter Jackson and based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien. Blanchett came back to the character for the second and third portions of the trilogy. In 2005, Blanchett earned an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for depicting Katharine Hepburn in the Howard Hughes biopic The Aviator directed by Martin Scorsese in 2004. She collaborated with Brad Pitt for the drama Babel in 2006.

She came back to one of her most acclaimed characters for Elizabeth: The Golden Age in 2007. Getting to a later part in the life of Elizabeth I, the film investigates how the sovereign took care of dangers to her throne and her relationship with traveler Sir Walter Raleigh. Blanchett earned a Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for her performance. In 2008, Blanchett collaborated with Pitt again, featuring as the dancer Daisy close by his title character in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

In January 2020, it was announced that the film, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World was added to the Oscar nominations list for the Best Animated Feature category. Cate has a leading role in the film as the voice of Valka.

Marriage & Children

Blanchett got married to a screenwriter named Andrew Upton in 1997. The couple ended up having three sons and one daughter together. The names of their sons are Dashiell John, Roman Robert, and Ignatius Martin. They adopted their daughter, Edith in 2015.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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