Cate Blanchett (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress and theatre director.
Cate Blanchett has won multiple acting awards, most notably two SAGs, two Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTAs, an Academy Award, as well as the Volpi Cup at 64th Venice International Film Festival.
Cate came to international attention in the 1998 film Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar Kapur, in which she played Elizabeth I of England.
Cate Blanchett is also well known for her portrayals of the elf queen Galadriel in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Colonel-Doctor Irina Spalko in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator, a role which brought her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton are currently artistic directors
of the Sydney Theatre Company. They also have a film production company called
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