Cate Blanchett

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Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett, 2007
Born Catherine Élise Blanchett
May 14, 1969 (1969-05-14) (age 44)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Ethnicity White
Years active 1996 - present
Spouse Andrew Upton
(m. 1997-present)
Children 3 sons
Parents Robert Blanchett (deceased)
June Blanchett
Awards NBR Award for Best Cast
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
NBR Award for Best Supporting Actress
2001 The Man Who Cried ; The Shipping News ; The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Volpi Cup for Best Actress
2007 I'm Not There
Website
http://cateblanchett.net

Cate Blanchett (born May 14, 1969) is an Australian actor.

She was born as Catherine Elise Blanchett in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

In 1998 she won an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for playing Elizabeth I in Elizabeth. In 2005 she won Best Supporting Actress for playing Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator.

Filmography[change | edit source]

Year Film Role Notes and awards
1994 Police Rescue: The Movie Vivian
1996 Parklands Rosie
1997 Oscar and Lucinda Lucinda Leplastrier Nominated - Australian Film Institute award, Best Lead Actress
Thank God He Met Lizzie Lizzie Australian Film Institute award, Best Supporting Actress
Paradise Road Susan Macarthy
1998 Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth I Won - Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
Won - BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Won - BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Actress
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated - SAG award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
1999 Bangers Julie-Anne
The Talented Mr. Ripley Meredith Logue Nominated - BAFTA for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Pushing Tin Connie Falzone
An Ideal Husband Lady Gertrude Chiltern
2000 The Gift Annabelle "Annie" Wilson
The Man Who Cried Lola
2001 The Shipping News Petal Quoyle
Charlotte Gray Charlotte Gray
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Galadriel Nominated - SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Bandits Kate Wheeler Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical
Nominated - SAG award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Galadriel Nominated - SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Heaven Philippa
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Galadriel Won - SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Won - BFCA award for Best Acting Ensemble
The Missing Magdalena 'Maggie' Gilkeson
Coffee and Cigarettes Herself & Shelly
Veronica Guerin Veronica Guerin Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Actress - Drama
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Jane Winslett-Richardson Nominated - BFCA award for Best Acting Ensemble
The Aviator Katharine Hepburn Won - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Won - BAFTA award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Won - SAG award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - BFCA award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress
2005 Little Fish Tracy Heart Won - Australian Film Institute award for Best Lead Actress
2006 Babel Susan Jones Won - Gotham Award for Best Ensemble
Nominated - SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated - BFCA award for Best Acting Ensemble
The Good German Lena Brandt
Notes on a Scandal Sheba Hart Nominated - BFCA for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - SAG for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
2007 Hot Fuzz Janine Uncredited Cameo
Elizabeth: The Golden Age Queen Elizabeth I Nominated - BFCA award for Best Actress[1][2]
Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Actress - Drama
Nominated - SAG award for Best Actress in a Leading Role[3]
Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role[4]
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Actress
I'm Not There Jude Quinn (Bob Dylan) Won - Volpi Cup for Best Actress
Won - Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actress
Won - Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - BFCA award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - SAG award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Agent Irina Spalko
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Daisy
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Mrs. Fox Voice
2013 Blue Jasmine Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis

References[change | edit source]

  1. Into the Wild Leads Critics Choice Nominations with Seven!. Awards Daily Oscar Watch.
  2. BFCA Nominees 2007. Broadcast Film Critics Association.
  3. Nominations Announced for the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. SAG Awards.org.
  4. BAFTA Nominees. Awards Daily Oscar Watch.