About Cate Blanchett
Catherine Elise Blanchett AC (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress and producer. Regarded as one of the best actresses of her generation, she is noted for her roles in Blockbusters, Indie films, and Stage work. Blanchett is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. Blanchett began her acting career on the Australian stage, however, came to international attention for portraying Elizabeth I in the drama film ‘Elizabeth’, for which she won the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Actress, and received her first of seven Academy Award nominations.
The Australian government awarded Cate Blanchett the Centenary Medal in 2001 and she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2017. In 2012, she was appointed Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government. Blanchett has been presented with honorary Doctor of Letters degrees from the University of New South Wales, University of Sydney and Macquarie University. In 2015, she was honoured by the Museum of Modern Art and received the British Film Institute Fellowship. Time magazine named Blanchett one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2007, and in 2018, she was ranked among the world’s highest-paid actresses. Learn More…