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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).
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