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Cate Blanchett

About Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett is an Academy Award-winning Australian film actress.

Personal Biography

Cate is married to playwright hubby Andrew Upton in 1997 and is a proud mother of three children. She said that she would be keen on recapturing the moments of D-day since she had no photographs to revisit her memories and that she would love to remarry.

She and 42 other artists supported an Oz artist over nude adolescent photos and said censoring the art work in such a negative way will only damage Australia's cultural reputation.

In December 08, she talked of a possible name change to Ethel upon a fan request.

Body and personality

Promoting the movie Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Blanchett appeared curvy and has bid goodbye to he skeletal look.

Movies / Filmography

  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, as an evil Russian who grills Indy
  • An Ideal Husband
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Comments / Negative criticism


Other activities

Brand ambassador for Australians in Film (AIF)

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Robert Pattinson hates 'R-Patz' nickname
Robert Pattinson has revealed that he doesn't like the nickname R-Patz that has been given to him by fans.

Cate Blanchett wants to shave head
Cate Blanchett, who is renowned for her pale skin and blonde hair, has revealed that she wants to shave her head because she finds it "liberating".

Cate Blanchett to star in adaptation of lesbian drama 'Carol'
Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska are to set to romance each other in a film version of Patricia Highsmith's lesbian classic 'Carol', adapted by Phyllis Nagy and directed by John Crowley.

Cate Blanchett to direct her first film
Cate Blanchett is all set to make her directorial debut in a screen adaptation of Tim Winton's haunting short story collection 'The Turning'.

Cate Blanchett 'frightened' by long term effects of plastic surgery
Cate Blanchett has revealed that she is scared of what treatments like plastic surgery and Botox "mean for women long-term".

I am not patient enough to direct films, says Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett has revealed that she is putting off plans to make her directorial debut as she fears she's too impatient to see a film till its completion.

Please let me play a Bond villain, says Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett has revealed that she is so keen to play a Bond villain that she would be "there in a heartbeat" if the producers came calling.

Kate Winslet ready to take up 'ultimate challenge' and play a man
Kate Winslet has said that she would like to take on the 'ultimate challenge' as an actress and play someone from the opposite sex.

A bit of meat on my bones makes me feel sexier, says Kelly Brook
Kelly Brook, who admits that she might not look like a stereotypical size zero model, said that "a bit of meat on my bones" makes her feel sexier.

Hobbit fans buzzing about new trailer
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Scarlett Johansson sick of her 'ScarJo' nickname
Scarlett Johansson has revealed that she is sick and tired of people calling her "ScarJo".

Kristen Stewart tops Forbes list of best actors for the buck
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Emma Watson dreams of working on Shakespeare adaptation
Emma Watson has revealed that her dream role would be in one of William Shakespeare's classic plays.

Cate Blanchett is a strict mum
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Cate Blanchett calls for improvements in Sydney for theatre
Cate Blanchett has asked authorities in Sydney to redevelop the streets around her theatre company to transform the area into a vibrant cultural centre.

At 81, Richie Benaud outrates popular Australian celebrities
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The UK Celebrates London 2012 with a 12-week Nationwide Festival of the World’s Best Music, Theatre, Dance, Visual art, Literature, Film and Fashion
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Coraline Partners Focus Features and LAIKA Reteam for Two-Picture Distribution Deal
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