May 14, 1969
51 years old
5 ft 8.5 in | 174 cm
34-24-35 in | 87-61-89 cm
59 kg | 130 pounds
9 US | 39 EU
Cate Blanchett was born in Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia, on May 14, 1969, is an Australian actress.
Young Cate Blanchett began her professional acting career on stage, with the Sydney Theatre Company (1992).
She won a Newcomer Award from the Sydney Theatre Critics Circle for her role as Felice Bauer in a play "Kafka Dances" (1993).
She got her Broadway debut in a play "The Present" (2017) in role as Anna Petrovna, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.
She landed her television debut in Australian crime drama series Police Rescue (1993), in episode "The Loaded Boy", in role as Mrs. Haines.
She made her big screen debut in Australian war movie Paradise Road (1997) in role as Susan Macarthy.
Her breakthrough performance came as Queen Elizabeth I in biographical drama movie Elizabeth (1998), for which she won the BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Nightmare Alley (2021) drama thriller in role as Lilith Ritter, opposite Rooney Mara and Bradley Cooper
Don't Look Up (2021) comedy with Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Timothée Chalamet
Pinocchio (2021) stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy in voice role
Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) mystery comedy drama in role as Bernadette Fox, opposite Billy Crudup and Kristen Wiig
She voiced Valka in animated action fantasy movie How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019).
She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Katharine Hepburn in biographical drama film The Aviator (2004) with Leonardo DiCaprio.
She won the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for role as Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis in black comedy drama film Blue Jasmine (2013) directed by Woody Allen.
She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Jude Quinn in musical drama movie I'm Not There (2007).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Carol Aird in drama romance film Carol (2015).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Sheba Hart in psychological thriller drama movie Notes on a Scandal (2006).
She played Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003) and The Hobbit trilogy (2012-2014).
The Lord of the Rings trilogy:
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
The Hobbit trilogy:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
She portrayed Hela in superhero movie Thor: Ragnarok (2017).
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) biographical drama opposite Geoffrey Rush and Clive Owen
Bandits (2001) comedy drama with Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton
Robin Hood (2010) epic war drama opposite Russell Crowe and Oscar Isaac
The Missing (2003) Western thriller with Tommy Lee Jones and Evan Rachel Wood
Babel (2006) drama opposite Brad Pitt
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) psychological thriller with Jude Law, Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) comedy drama opposite Bill Murray and Owen Wilson
Truth (2015) political drama opposite Robert Redford and Dennis Quaid
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) action adventure directed by Steven Spielberg
Hanna (2011) action adventure thriller opposite Saoirse Ronan and Eric Bana
Ocean's 8 (2018) heist comedy opposite Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna
She played Elizabeth Ashton in Australian television drama series Heartland (1994).
She portrayed Bianca in Australian TV miniseries Bordertown (1995).
Rake (2014) Australian television series in role as Clarice Greene
Mrs. America (2020) FX drama miniseries in role as Phyllis Schlafly
Stateless (2020) ABC drama series in role as Pat Masters
Graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (1992).
Has an older brother, Bob and a younger sister, Genevieve.
She won four time Helpmann Awards for Best Female Actor in a Play.
Good friends with Nicole Kidman.
She is only Australian to win two acting Oscars.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Picture at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard in 2008.
She voiced Valka in animated action fantasy film How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014).
Featured in music video for Massive Attack "The Spoils" (2016).
She voiced Kaa in adventure drama film Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018).
Lives in Crowborough, East Sussex, England.
She married Australian playwright screenwriter Andrew Upton in 1997, they have three sons and one adopted daughter.