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Cate Blanchett

Occupation: Actress

Nationality: Australian

Born: May 14, 1969 (45)

Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett has received numerous critical accolades throughout her career.

She has won two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards.

Blanchett's notable films include Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-03), Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Veronica Guerin (2003), Babel (2006), Notes on a Scandal (2006), I'm Not There (2007), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).
Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden and Helena Bonham Carter feature in Disney's film. Lily James's Cinderella gets new trailer He says Meryl Streep is one of the few actresses that "can play with the boys". Sorkin: 'Women have less difficult roles' Bale spirals into debauchery in acclaimed director Terrence Malick's film. See Christian Bale's Knight of Cups trailer The date change puts Warner Bros' adaptation of the classic novel two years behind Disney's. Jungle Book: Origins pushed back The Hobbit actress eyes 2 Guns director Baltasar Kormakur's Cascade. Cate Blanchett in line for disaster film Peter Jackson delivers an alternately thrilling and frustrating sendoff to Middle-earth. Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies review The actress praises Watson for launching a gender equality campaign. Cate Blanchett "f**king proud" of Emma Watson Downton Abbey star puts on the glass slipper for Disney's live-action remake. See the trailer for Disney's new Cinderella DreamWorks's animated sequel is a must-watch on Sky Store. 5 reasons why we love How to Train Your Dragon The Drive star praises actresses who make "strong" career choices. Carey Mulligan: 'I admire Kate Winslet' Remarkable Hollywood transformations which went beyond the merely physical. 8 amazing rock 'n' roll transformations The DreamWorks Animation is pushed back a year later than originally planned. How to Train Your Dragon 3 delayed Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander and Peter Mullan also cast in Jungle Book: Origins. Christian Bale, Blanchett board Jungle Book Our dream cast for Warner Bros's adaptation of Donna Tartt's Pulitzer winner. The Goldfinch movie: Who should star? Benedict Cumberbatch and Lupita Nyong'o are two of the stars on the best-dressed list. Who made Vanity Fair's Best-Dressed List? Toothless and Hiccup return for a sequel, but are they flying high or in free fall? How to Train Your Dragon 2 review Co-head writer Molly McNearney reveals who wanted to be involved in segment. Blanchett wanted "meaner" Kimmel tweets Prankster tried to hide under actress's dress on the red carpet. America Ferrera responds to Cannes prank The live-action remake starring Lily James will be released in April 2015. Disney's Cinderella - watch first teaser Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter and Cara Delevingne also at Windsor Castle. Emma Watson adds elegance at royal event A sneak peek at the dresses, hairdos and bling we can expect on the red carpet. BAFTA style secrets: Celeb outfits revealed Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler and Jonah Hill lend their voices to DreamWorks film. Watch How to Train Your Dragon 2 trailer The actress is in line for Susanne Bier's new period archaeology drama. Cate Blanchett in talks for The Dig Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett and Alfonso Cuarón pose with their trophies. Oscar winners celebrate backstage - photos Blue Jasmine star asks Ellen crowd: "By the way, would anyone like to hold this?" Cate Blanchett gives Oscar to Ellen crowd Oscar winner nearly missed her speech as she was hanging out with Julia Roberts. Cate Blanchett almost missed Oscar win Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett and Margot Robbie light up the Academy Awards red carpet. Oscars: Who were the best dressed stars? 12 Years A Slave also wins three awards including the coveted Best Picture trophy. Gravity triumphs at Oscars with 7 wins Blue Jasmine star commended the work of her fellow nominees. Cate Blanchett takes Best Actress Oscar The actress is nominated in the Best Actress category for Philomena. Judi Dench not attending Oscars? Oscars red carpet glamour and timeless style through the ages. 20 of the best Oscars dresses ever Fresh faces and Hollywood veterans contend in Sunday's Academy Awards. Who will win at this year's Oscars? From hedonistic bankers to evil nuns, we break down this year's talking points. Oscars: This year's controversies Official BAFTAs stylist Charles Worthington gives DS his verdict on the outfits. BAFTAs: Who was the best dressed? Angelina Jolie, Lily Allen and Lupita Nyong'o take to the red carpet for the BAFTAs. BAFTAs style: Who lit up the red carpet? Chiwetel Ejiofor and Cate Blanchett win big at the British Academy Film Awards. BAFTAs 2014: The winners in pictures Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity takes home six awards, 12 Years a Slave's Chiwetel Ejiofor wins Lead Actor prize. Gravity, 12 Years a Slave lead BAFTA winners Actress praised Hoffman's "unflinching quest for the truth" in emotional speech. Blanchett dedicates BAFTA to Hoffman Jake Lacy will star in Todd Haynes's adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's book. Office actor joins Cate Blanchett film George Clooney leads a ragtag mission to recover lost art during World War II. Monuments Men: Clooney's latest disappoints