Catherine Élise Blanchett (Cate) (Melbourne (Victoria), 14 may 1969) is an Australian actress. She won an Oscar for the lead role in 2014 of Jasmine in the tragicomic film Blue Jasmine and in 2005 for her supporting role in the biographical film The Aviator. In addition, she got more than 95 other acting awards, including a BAFTA forThe Aviator Blue Jasmine, and Elizabeth (1998) and Golden Globes for Blue Jasmine, I'm Not There (2007) and Elizabeth. Blanchett received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Blanchetts father was a Texas naval officer, her mother an Australian teacher. Blanchett graduated in 1992 at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, after which they became a member of the Sydney Theatre Company. She played there in Caryl Churchill's Top Girls. In 1993 she won two major acting awards, the 1993 New Comer Award from the Sydney Theatre Critics Circle for her role in musical Timothy Daleys Kafka Dances, and the Rosemont Best Actress Award for her role in David Mamet'sOleanna , in which she played opposite Geoffrey Rush.
Hereinafter referred to as pulled them to the TV. They played in the Heartland and Police Rescue, both successful series of the ABC. Her television and theatre career ran successfully. She got only positive reviews for her roles.
Blanchett made her film debut In 1997, in Bruce Beresford's Paradise Road. In this drama, she played opposite Glenn Close and Frances McDormand. For her second film, Thank God He with Lizzie, she won the best actress award from the Australian Film Institute. With her role in Oscar and Lucinda, opposite Ralph Fiennes, she also got attention from abroad.
In 1998, she starred in the role of Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth I of England. The film received eight Oscar nominations, including one for best actress, for Blanchett. The Oscar she lost to Gwyneth Paltrow, but they did get a Golden Globe.
Other roles followed, including in Pushing Tin, An Ideal Husband and The Talented Mr. Ripley. She played a variety of roles, mystery in Sam Raimi's The Giftin Bandits , comedy with Billy Bob Thornton and Bruce Willis and Giovanni Ribisi in drama with Heaven. Also, she played in The Lord of The Ringstrilogy by Peter Jackson the role ofGaladriel, which they reached a whole new audience. A role she fulfilled again later in the Hobbit trilogy, the story that precedes The Lord of The Rings.
In 2003, she was among other things shows up as Veronica Guerin in the film of the same name by Joel Schumacher, and the following year, she played a supporting role as Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator by Martin Scorsese. For this role she won the Oscar for best supporting actress.
In 1997 she married the playwright Andrew Upton. They have three sons: Dashiell John (3 december 2001), Roman Robert (23 april 2004) and Ignatius Martin (13 april 2008).
In 2004, she played in The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou a pregnant journalist. During the recording of the film, she was also pregnant in real life.
Then she came back in Little Fish as an ex-drug addict. In 2006/2007, there are three movies of her at the same time: Babel (with Brad Pitt), Notes on a Scandal and The Good German. For Notes on a scandal , she was nominated for an Oscar in the category ' Best supporting actress '.
In 2007, she played for the second time the role of Queen Elizabeth, in Elizabeth: The Golden Age. She was also to see that year as Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, for which she was rewarded with a Golden Globe. In 2008 she starred alongside Brad Pitt in the film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
* Excluding television films
* Excluding one-off guest roles