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Biography

Cate Blanchett Biography

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Cate Blanchett's facts

Date of Birth 1969-05-14
Nationality Australian
Profession Actress
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Andrew Upton
Married on 1997
Children Dashiell John, Roman Robert and Ignatius Martin
Education at Methodist Ladies' College
Net Worth(s) $45 million dollars
Name on Birth Catherine Élise Blanchett
Divorce No
Height 5'9"
Weight 59 kg
Place of Birth Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Measurements 34-24-35 inches
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue

A renowned and extremely talented Australian actress, Catherine Elise Blanchett professionally known as ‘Cate Blanchett’ is widely recognized for her spectacular performance in the movie series ‘The Lord of the Rings’. This gorgeous and stunning actress was born on 14th May, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She completed her school education from the ‘Ivahnoe Girls’ Grammar School’. Later she joined the ‘Methodist Ladies’ College’. While studying at the college, she became interested in acting. She later joined the ‘University of Melbourne’ where she studied Economics and Fine Arts. On the way to completing her graduation, she went on a trip to Egypt. She got her first movie offer when she was in Egypt. She was offered to play as an extra in the boxing movie ‘Kaboria’. After appearing in the movie, she returned back to Australia. Blanchett left the University of Melbourne and joined the ‘National Institute of Dramatic Art’ to pursue her acting career.

Talking about her acting career, she started her acting career with appearing in the stage play ‘Oleanna’. Cate received wide attention and appreciation for her brilliant performance in the play. She was even awarded with the ‘Sydney Theatre Critics Best Newcomer Award’. After making appearance in the several plays, she made appearance in the television series ‘Heartland’. In the year 1994, she was selected to play the role of Janie Morris in the television series ‘GP’. Blanchett made her international movie debut with appearing in the movie ‘Paradise Road’. She played a supporting role in the movie. In the same year, she played a leading role of Lucinda Leplastrier in the movie ‘Oscar and Lucinda’. For her phenomenal performance in the movie, she was nominated in the ‘Australian Film Institute Award’. Her first noticeable role came in the movie ‘Elizabeth’. She received an ‘Academy Award’ nomination in the category of Best Actress. After getting huge appreciation and recognition from the movie, she showed her heart breaking performances in the movies like ‘Bangers’, ‘Pushing Tin’, ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’, ‘The Man Who Cried’ and ‘Charlotte Gray’. She became more popular when she was selected to play the role of Galadriel in epic fantasy movie ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’. She reprised her role of Galadriel in sequel of the movie ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King’. Her other most noticeable and appreciable performance came in the movies like ‘Elizabeth’, ‘Robin Hood’, ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ and ‘The Monuments Men’.

Blanchett is an alluring actress who has been successful to attract all the audience through her exceptional acting talent and exquisite figure. As of 2014, she has sensual body measurements size of 34-24-35 inches. She wears the bra cup size of 32B. The gorgeous actress stands with the tall height of 5 feet 9 inches and carries normal weight size of 59 kg. Cate looks absolutely stunning in her each movie roles. Her libidinous figure and hot and bold pair of legs catches the eye of all the audience when she exposes in bikini.

This renowned actress is a married woman. She got married to playwright, screenwriter and director, Andrew Upton in 1997. Till date, she has maintaining good relationship with her husband. She has been blessed with three sons from her marriage life.

Unarguably, Cate is one of the talented actresses we have in the recent movie world. Her spectacular performance has gained her many awards and appreciations. At the start of 2014, she has accumulated total net worth amount of $45 million dollars. More interesting information and facts about her can be extracted from the wiki and other various internet sites.