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Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Catherine Elise Blanchett

Birth Date :

May 14, 1969

Birth Place :

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spouse :

Andrew Upton (playwright/screenwriter, since 29-Dec-97)

Claim to fame :

As Elizabeth I in "Elizabeth" (1998)

Biography


Kicking off a professional acting career in the early 1990s, Cate Blanchett was well known for her performances on screen and on stage. She first rose to international stardom for her portrayal of Elizabeth I of England in the 1998 biographical film "Elizabeth", for which she won the British Academy Award for Best Actress, the Golden Globe award, and earned her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. She next starred in "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999), which was followed with a part in Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" (2001) as Galadriel. The Australia born actress reprised the role in its sequels; "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" (2002), "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (2003), "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (2012), "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" (2013), and "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" (2014).

In 2004, Blanchett starred as Katharine Hepburn in "The Aviator" which earned her not only critical acclaim but also an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. This was followed by a reprising role as Queen Elizabeth I in the 2008 "Elizabeth: The Golden Age". The May 14, 1969 born actress continued giving notable performances in her upcoming features which among others included "I'm Not There", "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "Robin Hood", and the 2015 "Cinderella". She, moreover, also lent her voice to such animation flicks, as "The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden", "How to Train Your Dragon 2", also "How to Train Your Dragon 3".

Latest News


Report: Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin's Biopic

September 02, 2015 22:07:02 GMT

Having had numerous film projects to complete, is adding one more to her resume as she reportedly has been attached to star as Hollywood legend in an authorized biopic that Aaron Sorkin is set to write for Escape Artists. A representative for Blanchett declined to comment on the report, while a representative for Sorkin did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Fall in Love in First 'Carol' Trailer

August 17, 2015 19:48:36 GMT

The first trailer for the upcoming lesbian romance "" is unleashed for viewing pleasure. It begins with the first meeting between the two female leads, played by and , before it shows their deepening relationship.
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Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Caught Touching Todd Haynes' Bum

May 18, 2015 03:23:57 GMT

and were caught touching Todd Haynes' butt in front of many photographers during a photo call. The trio were attending a press conference for their film, "", on Sunday, May 17 at the Cannes International Film Festival.
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Cate Blanchett Denies Admitting to Having Sexual Relationships With Women

May 17, 2015 19:30:55 GMT

clarified a quote which suggested she was lesbian. Speaking to the press at the Cannes Film Festival to promote her new film "" which centers on a romance between a married mother and a female shop assistant, she insists her statement was taken out of context.
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Cate Blanchett Admits She Had Relationships With Women

May 13, 2015 08:27:35 GMT

made a surprising statement about her past relationship. In a recent interview with Variety magazine, she admitted that she had many past relationships with women.
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Cate Blanchett Drops F-Bomb, Calls Out Interviewer for Asking Silly Question

March 26, 2015 16:44:38 GMT

cursed at an interviewer during a press tour to promote her new movie "". The actress who plays the wicked stepmother in the film looked unimpressed by the journalist named Jonathan Hyla for asking a question on cat leashes.
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Name of Cate Blanchett's Adopted Daughter Revealed

March 07, 2015 11:17:57 GMT

The name of 's adopted daughter has been revealed. A publicist for the movie beauty and her husband Andrew Upton confirmed the baby girl's name is Edith Vivian Patricia Upton. Other details of the baby are not provided.
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Cate Blanchett and Husband Andrew Upton Adopt Baby Girl

March 06, 2015 19:13:09 GMT

and her husband Andrew Upton have a new addition to their family. "The Upton family (Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton) have adopted a baby girl," a representative for the couple says in a statement. "No further details will be provided."
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Cate Blanchett's Wax Figure Is Unveiled by Madame Tussauds

February 20, 2015 03:24:22 GMT

has her figure immortalized in wax ahead of Oscars. Madame Tussauds Hollywood revealed the Oscar-winning actress' wax figure on Thursday evening, February 19 at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood, California.
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Cate Blanchett Slips Off Her Heels at 'Cinderella' Berlin Premiere

February 14, 2015 03:11:53 GMT

removed her shoes during the premiere of her new movie "" at Berlin Film Festival on Friday, February 13. The Australian actress who plays the Evil Stepmother in the Disney live-action movie looked chic in a pixelated maxi dress for the premiere, but she apparently had a bit of issue with her towering heels.
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Lupita Nyong'o, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett to Present at Oscars

February 04, 2015 21:07:23 GMT

The first presenters of the upcoming 87th annual Academy Awards are announced. Last year's big winners , , , and are all enlisted to present awards at the Oscars on February 22.
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'How to Train Your Dragon 3' Pushed Back a Year to 2017

September 03, 2014 00:35:18 GMT

"" is no longer scheduled to come out in two years. DreamWorks Animation announced on Tuesday, September 2 that the sequel had been pushed almost a year back, from its original June 17, 2016 date to June 9, 2017.
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Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and More Join 'Jungle Book: Origins' as the Animals

August 21, 2014 00:34:26 GMT

Just a day after 's casting in "" was announced, Warner Bros. unveiled the rest of the voice cast. , , , , and Peter Mullan are joining the Ruyard Kipling short stories adaptation as the animal characters.
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Lupita Nyong'o, Cate Blanchett, Neil Patrick Harris Make Vanity Fair's Best-Dressed List

August 07, 2014 04:03:28 GMT

Vanity Fair released its 2014 International Best-Dressed list on Wednesday, August 6. Unsurprisingly, some celebrities who make the list are winners from this year's awards season as well as red-carpet favorites. Many names appear for the first time on the list.
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Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett in Talks for Rathergate Movie 'Truth'

July 10, 2014 08:03:20 GMT

and are expected to team up in a true-story political drama "". It's a movie based on the controversial Rathergate about six purported documents critical of President George W. Bush's service in the Air National Guard in 1970s.
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Oscars 2014: Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett Win Best Actor and Actress

March 03, 2014 05:00:22 GMT

, who won last year's Best Actress but missed out this year's Best Supporting Actress, took the stage at the 86th annual Academy Awards on March 2 to announce Best Actor. won it, following his co-star who already got Best Supporting Actor earlier at the event.
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Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Jennifer Lawrence Dazzle on Red Carpet

March 03, 2014 00:58:07 GMT

, , and Olympic figure skaters and Tara Lipinski were among the early stars to arrive at the 86th Annual Academy Awards. They were on duty to cover the red carpet fashion for such media outlets as E! and Access Hollywood.
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2014 Indie Spirit Awards Full Winners List

March 02, 2014 01:13:16 GMT

"" is paving its way toward Oscar victory. The period drama came as big winner at the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards which was held Saturday, March 1 morning in Santa Monica, California.
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2014 Satellite Awards Handed '12 Years a Slave' Top Movie Honor

February 25, 2014 14:30:31 GMT

"" continued its streak of victory this awards season with Best Motion Picture nod at the 18th Annual Satellite Awards. The pic's Steve McQueen nabbed Best Director but lost the Best Supporting Actress category to "" star .
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Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o, Amy Adams Attend 2014 Oscar Nominees Luncheon

February 11, 2014 04:55:10 GMT

A number of Oscar nominees stepped out Monday, February 10 to attend luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California. , and were among the Hollywood beauties coming to celebrate their nods before the live telecast of the Academy Awards on March 2.
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Pics: Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett and Other Stars Join Philip Seymour Hoffman's Family at Funeral

February 08, 2014 04:12:45 GMT

A private funeral service for was held Friday, February 7, a day after the wake for the late actor took place. Family and friends gathered at St. Ignatius of Loyola church in Manhattan to say goodbye to the "" director, who died February 2 of possible drug overdose.
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Cate Blanchett Visits Philip Seymour Hoffman's Partner and Children

February 04, 2014 08:43:32 GMT

was recently seen making a visit to 's partner Mimi O'Donnell and their three children at her apartment in New York City's West Village. The "" actress, who attended the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Saturday, February 1, was photographed carrying a new telescope and a shopping bag from a toy store during the Monday visit. At that time, she wore an all-black outfit.
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2014 SAG Awards: 'American Hustle' Takes Top Honor

January 19, 2014 03:39:45 GMT

The 20th annual SAG Awards wrapped up with the announcement of "" as Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. spoke on behalf of the cast ensemble, giving praise to the movie's director, David O. Russell. "He is an actor's director!" Cooper gushed. "He is the reason why we all wanted to become actors as children."
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Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Kristen Bell Wow at Critics' Choice Movie Awards Red Carpet

January 17, 2014 02:54:13 GMT

Many stars were dressed to kill at the 2014 Critics' Choice Movie Awards. , and were among popular names who attended this year's ceremony which took place at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif.
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2014 Oscar Nominees Led by 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity'

January 16, 2014 14:54:51 GMT

The 86th Academy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday, January 16 morning. "" joins the usual suspects, "", "" and "", in the Best Picture category which includes also "", "", "", "" and "".
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Cate Blanchett to Make Directorial Debut in Dark Thriller 'The Dinner'

September 20, 2013 04:08:54 GMT

is branching out. After two decades of performing in front of cameras and a slew of coveted award wins and nominations, the Oscar-winning actress is now stepping behind the scenes for her first directorial job. She's set to helm a physiological thriller titled "".
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Actress Shannon Richardson Arrested for Allegedly Mailing Toxic Letter to President Obama

June 08, 2013 02:43:41 GMT

Shannon Richardson, who has appeared on "" and "", made headlines for the wrong reason. She was arrested in Arkansas Friday, June 7 in connection to ricin-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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Cate Blanchett Is Hopeless in First 'Blue Jasmine' Trailer

June 08, 2013 02:28:04 GMT

is "anxious," "dead broke," and "screwed up" in her role as Jasmine of "" as teased in its first trailer via Yahoo! Movies. Introducing her as a fashionable New York socialite, the film finds Blanchett literally in her lowest point as she finds out that her rich husband is a criminal. With problems taking its toll on her, she turns to her sister and xanax.
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Nicki Minaj Shows Off Skin Anew in 'High School' Video Shoot

March 13, 2013 09:10:04 GMT

In a bright yellow neon bandage swimsuit, 30-year-old rapstress turns heads once again, drawing attention to her assets while on the set for the shooting of her new music video "High School". Just a week after showing off her bosom in 's "Freaks" video, the voluptuous diva is displaying her abundant cleavage anew in her cut-out one-piece attire as she poses seductively inside a Jacuzzi.
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Cate Blanchett to Star in HBO's 'Cancer Vixen'

March 13, 2013 08:52:38 GMT

is set to develop a feature film, based on The New Yorker cartoonist Marisa Acocella Marchetto's "", for HBO. The 43-year-old actress is set to star as the protagonist and to executive produce the project alongside Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray.
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