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Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett is a famous Aussie actor.

She was born in Ivanhoe (VIC) on 14 May 1969.

How old is Cate Blanchett?

Cate Blanchett is currently 54 years old.

Early Life

Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Before she became famous, she studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney and graduated in 1992. She also worked in theater, performing in various plays such as "Oleanna" and "Hamlet" before transitioning to film and television.


Cate Blanchett is best known for her roles in several iconic movies. In 1998, she starred as Queen Elizabeth I in the film "Elizabeth," earning her critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination. She also appeared in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy from 2001 to 2003, portraying the powerful elf Galadriel. Another notable film is "Blue Jasmine," released in 2013, for which Blanchett won an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Family Life

Cate Blanchett is married to playwright and screenwriter Andrew Upton. The couple tied the knot on December 29, 1997. They have four children together: three sons named Dashiell John, Roman Robert, and Ignatius Martin, and a daughter named Edith Vivian Patricia. In their personal lives, Blanchett and Upton are known for keeping their family out of the public eye, maintaining a private and low-key lifestyle.


Some interesting trivia about Cate Blanchett includes her love for playing the saxophone and her proficiency as a ballroom dancer. She is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and has been involved in various humanitarian efforts supporting refugees around the world. In addition to her acting career, Blanchett is a co-founder and former co-artistic director of the Sydney Theatre Company.


Cate Blanchett has appeared in the following famous Aussie movies: