Cate Blanchett

Academy Award-Winning Actress Known for "Elizabeth" & "The Aviator;" Ambassador for the Australian Conservation Foundation

Cate Blanchett Biography

Cate Blanchett has received international acclaim and many accolades, including six AACTA Awards, two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and three BAFTA Awards. Blanchett came to international attention for her role as Elizabeth I of England in Shekhar Kapur's 1998 film Elizabeth, for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress, the Golden Globe Award, and earned her first Academy Award for Best Actress nomination. Her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's 2004 film The Aviator brought her critical acclaim and many accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, making her the only actor to win an Oscar for portraying another Oscar-winning actor. In 2013, she starred as Jasmine Francis in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine, for which she won numerous accolades including the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Blanchett is one of only six actors, and the only actress, to receive Academy Award nominations for portraying the same role in two films, accomplished in her case by portraying Queen Elizabeth I. She is additionally the only Australian to win two acting Oscars. A seven-time Oscar nominee, she has also received nominations for Notes on a Scandal, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, I'm Not There and Carol. Her other notable films include The Talented Mr. Ripley, Babel, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Robin Hood, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and Cinderella. Her main role in a big-budget movie was as Galadriel in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit trilogy. She has been cast as Hela in the Marvel Studios film Thor: Ragnarok.

Blanchett has also had an extensive career on stage and is a four-time Helpmann Award winner for Best Female Actor in a Play. Her earlier roles include the title role in Electra at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Ophelia in Hamlet at the Belvoir St Theatre in Sydney, Susan in Plenty in the West End, and the title role in Hedda Gabler with the Sydney Theatre Company. From 2008 to 2013, she and her husband Andrew Upton were co-CEOs and artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company. Her other roles on stage include Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire in Sydney, New York at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Washington D.C. at the Kennedy Center, Yelena in Uncle Vanya in Sydney, Washington D.C. at the Kennedy Center and New York at Lincoln Center, and Claire in The Maids in Sydney and New York at Lincoln Center.

Blanchett has been awarded the Centenary Medal for Service to Australian Society by the Australian government. She was appointed Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government in 2012. She has been presented with a Doctor of Letters from University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, and Macquarie University in recognition of her extraordinary contribution to the arts, philanthropy and the community. In 2015, she was honoured by the Museum of Modern Art and received the British Film Institute Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the industry.

The actress is an ambassador for the Australian Conservation Foundation. She campaigned for them in Brisbane in 2007, and she visited politicians and people in Queensland to raise awareness of climate issues. She was also part of the online campaign at, which aimed to persuade Australian people to share their climate change concerns. She is a patron of SolarAid, and in 2008, she invested in Sungevity, one of the companies that provides the solar panels for the disadvantaged African communities. The actress went to Copenhagen for I Speak Earth to persuade world leaders to adopt eco-friendly methods of reducing carbon emissions and to become sustainable. At the top of the agenda was reducing greenhouse gases which is a huge contributor to climate change.

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Cate Blanchett Videos

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Cate Blanchett Discusses Gender Pay Gap - YouTube
Cate Blanchett gets to know Ahmad for World Refugee Day 2015

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Cate Blanchett Videos

Cate Blanchett: Career & Family Life - Full Exclusive Interview on ...
Cate Blanchett Discusses Gender Pay Gap - YouTube
Cate Blanchett gets to know Ahmad for World Refugee Day 2015
Cate Blanchett talks about winning Best Actress - YouTube
Cate Blanchett winning Best Actress for "Blue Jasmine" - YouTube

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