Blanchett made history as the second-youngest recipient of Film at Lincoln Center’s coveted 47th Chaplin Award on April 26. She next stars in Todd Field’s return to the screen, “Tar,” and is set to team with Pedro Almodóvar for “A Manual for Cleaning Women.”
Cate Blanchett Biography
Cate Blanchett was born Catherine Elise Blanchett on 14 May 1969. He is an Australian actor.
Regarded as one of the finest performers of her generation, popularly for her versatility. Her work across independent films, blockbusters, and the stage makes her one of the most sought-after actors.
Cate Blanchett Age
How Old Is Cate Blanchett? She was born on May 14, 1969. She was born in Ivanhoe, Australia.
Cate Blanchett Parents
Who Are Robert and June Blanchett? She was born to June Blanchett and Robert Blanchett. Robert was born in Texas but died in 1979. Her mother June is Australian. However, not much is known about her.
Cate Blanchett Height
Cate Blanchett height is 5 Feet 8 Inches (174 centimeters tall)
Cate Blanchett Siblings
Reports say Cate has two siblings she grew up with. They are Genevieve Blanchett and Bob Blanchett. Genevieve was born in 19571 in Melbourne and is a production designer. She is known for Frauds (1993), Audacious (1995) and Bangers (1999). She has a brother called Bob. However, not much is known about Bob.
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Cate Blanchett Career
After graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Blanchett began her acting career on the Australian stage. She came to international attention as Elizabeth I in the drama film Elizabeth (1998), for which she won the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Actress, and received her first Academy Award nomination. Her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator (2004) won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She later won the Academy Award for Best Actress for playing a neurotic former socialite in Woody Allen’s comedy-drama Blue Jasmine (2013). Blanchett’s other Oscar-nominated roles were in Notes on a Scandal (2006), I’m Not There (2007), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), and Carol (2015), making her the most Oscar nominated Australian. Her biggest commercial successes include The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–2003), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Cinderella (2015), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Ocean’s 8 (2018), and Don’t Look Up (2021).
Blanchett has performed in over 20 theatre productions. From 2008 to 2013, she and her husband, Andrew Upton, were the artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company. Some of her stage roles during that period were in acclaimed revivals of A Streetcar Named Desire, Uncle Vanya, Groß und klein and The Maids. She made her Broadway debut in 2017 in The Present, for which she received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She has also two received Emmy Award nominations for producing and starring as Phyllis Schlafly in the period drama miniseries Mrs. America (2020).
Blanchett is the recipient of several honorary awards. The Australian government awarded her 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. In 2015, she was honoured by the Museum of Modern Art and received the British Film Institute Fellowship. Blanchett has received honorary Doctor of Letters degrees from the University of New South Wales, University of Sydney and Macquarie University. Time named her one of its 100 most influential people in the world in 2007. In 2018, she was ranked among the world’s highest-paid actresses.
Blanchett starred in the 2022 film Tár, directed by Todd Field. Her performance as Lydia Tár, a fictional renowned conductor, received critical acclaim and earned Blanchett her second Volpi Cup for Best Actress. David Rooney wrote that Blanchett gives an “astonishing performance — flinty, commandingly self-possessed and ever so slowly splintering under pressure” and added that it “marks yet another career peak for Blanchett – many are likely to argue her greatest”. Blanchett voiced a role in the Netflix film adaptation Pinocchio, reuniting her with del Toro.
Blanchett will next star alongside Kevin Kline in the Apple TV+ thriller series Disclaimer, written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. She will also portray Lilith in Borderlands, a live action adaptation of the video game of the same name, reuniting her with Eli Roth.
Cate Blanchett Husband
Is Cate Blanchett Married? She is married. She was married to her husband Andrew Upton since 1997. They are blessed with four children. Andrew Upton is an Australian playwright, screenwriter and Director. He has adapted the works of Gorky, Chekhov, Ibsen and others for London’s Royal National Theatre and the Sydney Theatre Company. Andrew was born on February 1, 1966 in Australia.
Cate Blanchett Children
Meet Dashiell John Upton, Edith Vivian Patricia Upton, Ignatius Martin Upton, Roman Robert Upton
Cate Blanchett and her husband have four children. Their names are Dashiell John Upton, Edith Vivian Patricia Upton, Ignatius Martin Upton, and Roman Robert Upton.
Cate Blanchett Net Worth
Cate Blanchett has a net worth of $95 million.
Forbes listed her as one of world’s highest-paid actresses with annual earnings of $12.5 million.