Cate was born 14 May 1969 in Melbourne, Australia, however, her father is originally from Texas, USA. She started playing in some movies in early nineties but it took time for her to rise to prominence. First extremely successful role was Queen Elizabeth I in 1998 movie Elizabeth. It was real break through and she received much more good offers after this film. Cate usually doesn’t reveal her body measurements in daring scenes. Her other notable movies include The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Aviator, and The Lord of the Rings trilogy where she starred as Galadriel. In 2015, Blanchett should appear in new movies Cinderella and Carol.
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|Date of Birth
|May 14, 1969 (age 54 years)
|5 Feet 8 Inches (1.74 m)
|Actor, Film Producer, Voice Actor
Cate’s acting career started out on stage in Sydney in the 1992 David Mamet play “Oleanna.” She landed her first feature film role in 1997 when she played a supporting role in “Paradise Road.” Cate has since gone on to have an incredibly successful and prolific career. Her first leading role was in the 1997 film “Oscar and Lucinda.” She received dozens of awards for her critically acclaimed role as Queen Elizabeth I in the 1998 movie “Elizabeth.” This film helped propel her to stardom. From this point on, film roles began to pour in. In 1999, Cate starred opposite Matt Damon in “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” for which she received her second BAFTA nomination.
Cate has been married to Australian playwright Andrew Upton since 1997. Together they have three children. For five years the couple served as the co-artistic directors of the Sydney Theater company.
Inspirational Quotes by Cate Blanchett
Violence and racism are bad. Whenever they occur they are to be condemned and we should not turn a blind eye to them.Cate Blanchett
People assume actors are born liars, but I'd argue the actor's job is to tell the truth. And I've realised I'm not a good liar.Cate Blanchett
I'm not interested in playing characters who see the world through my prism; I think the journey of understanding any character is to see how they tick and how they differ from you.Cate Blanchett
I remember the first film I did, the lead actor would, in between scenes, be reading a newspaper or sleeping and I'd think, 'How can you do that?' But it's so exhausting, you can't be 'on' 12-14 hours a day.Cate Blanchett
I care about climate change because of our children. I want to safeguard their future.Cate Blanchett