Cate Blanchett

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Cate was born under the official name Blanchett, Catherine Elise on May 14th, 1969. She has been a credited actor since the 1997 film Thank God He Met Lizzie.

Cate Blanchett is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. She has starred in eight films including the 2013 drama film Blue Jasmine as the character Jasmine, the 2008 drama movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button playing Daisy and the 2007 biography release I'm Not There. cast as Jude.

Cate has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in twenty-two films including: the 2014 drama film The Monuments Men as the character Claire Simone, the 2014 action movie How to Train Your Dragon 2 playing Valka and the 2011 action release Hanna cast as Marissa Wiegler.

Cate Blanchett has earned salaries up to $7,000,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2003 adventure film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, which brought in $378,000,000 at the box office.

Cate is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least one hundred and one magazines, captured in more than ten pictorials, interviewed in over twenty-four publications and featured in forty-five magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least one book.

As an actor Cate Blanchett has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on six occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in the 2004 film The Aviator. Cate Blanchett also won the Oscar for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Jasmine in the 2013 movie Blue Jasmine .

Cate Blanchett was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Queen Elizabeth I in the 1998 movie Elizabeth , Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Sheba Hart in the 2006 movie Notes on a Scandal , Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Queen Elizabeth I in the 2007 movie Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Jude in the 2007 movie I'm Not There .

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" If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously!

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Enjoys making lists and crossing items off as she accomplishes them.
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