Cate Blanchett Biography, Height, Weight, Wiki, Movie List

Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett (Age: 48 years)


Catherine Elise Blanchett is an Australian actress and theatre director who is popularly known as Cate Blanchett. She is mainly appeared in film and stage. She has received many award and accolades, including two Academy Awards, six AACTA Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, three BAFTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Cate Blanchett was born on 14 May 1969 in Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Australia to American father, Robert Blanchett and Australian mother, June Blanchett. Her father was a United States Navy petty officer (Later worked as an advertising executive) and mother worked as a property developer and teacher. She has an elder brother, Bob Blanchett, a computer systems engineer and a younger sister, Genevieve Blanchett, a theatrical designer. She completed her primary education from Ivanhoe East Primary School in Melbourne. She studied at Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School for her secondary education. Later, she attended at Methodist Ladies' College and then University of Melbourne. She then enrolled in the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) to pursue an acting career.

Cate Blanchett made her stage debut by playing Electra in 1992. Her first major stage role was Oleanna play by David Mamet in 1992, opposite Geoffrey Rush. The next year, she performs in Timothy Daly's Kafka Dances, for which she won the Sydney Theatre Critics' Best Newcomer Award. The same year, she was awarded the Best Actress Award for her performance in Mamet's Oleanna. She made her television debut in 1994 with miniseries Heartland opposite Ernie Dingo. Then she appeared in the miniseries Bordertown (1995) with Hugo Weaving.
Cate Blanchett made her feature film debut in 1997 with the World War II drama Paradise Road as a supporting role alongside Glenn Close and Frances McDormand. The same year, she acted as a leading role in the romantic drama Oscar and Lucinda, directed by Gillian Armstrong which earned her first AFI Award nomination as Best Leading Actress. Later, she appeared in the romantic comedy film Thank God He Met Lizzie (1997) opposite Richard Roxburgh and Frances O'Connor, for which she won the AFI Best Actress Award. In 1998, she acted in the critically acclaimed film Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar Kapur, which was her first high-profile international role. She received worldwide attention for her performance and earning her the Golden Globe Award and British Academy Award (BAFTA), and her first Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

Cate Blanchett married to Andrew Upton, a playwright and screenwriter on 29 December 1997. The couple has three sons, Dashiell John (b. December 2001), Roman Robert (b. April 2004), Ignatius Martin (b. April 2008) and an adopted daughter, Edith Vivian Patricia Upton.

Personal Profile

  • Full name: Catherine Elise Blanchett
  • Nickname: Cate
  • Date of birth: May 14, 1969
  • Place of birth: Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Australia
  • Residence: Crowborough, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Education: National Institute of Dramatic Art (BFA)
  • Occupation: Actress, Theatre director
  • Father name: Robert Blanchett
  • Mother name: June Blanchett
  • Brother name: Bob Blanchett
  • Sister name: Genevieve Blanchett
  • Marital status: Married
  • Spouse: Andrew Upton (m. 1997)
  • Son name: Ignatius Martin Upton, Dashiell John Upton, Roman Robert Upton
  • Daughter name: Edith Vivian Patricia Upton
  • Religion: Agnostic
  • Sun sign: Taurus
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Debut film: Parklands (1996)
  • Net worth: $45 million

Physical Stats

  • Height in feet: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Height in centimeters: 174 cm
  • Height in meters: 1.74 m
  • Weight in kilograms: 59 kg
  • Weight in pounds: 130 pounds
  • Body measurements: 34-24-35 Inches
  • Bra size: 34B
  • Waist size: 24 Inches
  • Hip size: 35 Inches
  • Shoe size: 9 (US)
  • Eye color: Blue
  • Hair color: Blonde

Movie List

2018The House with a Clock in Its Walls, Where'd You Go, Bernadette, Jungle Book (Voice), Ocean's Eight
2017Thor: Ragnarok, Song to Song
2016Voyage of Time
2015Manifesto, Truth, Carol, Cinderella, Knight of Cups
2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Voice), The Monuments Men
2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Journey to the South Pacific, The Galapagos Affair, The Turning, Blue Jasmine, Girl Rising
2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
2010Robin Hood
2009Ponyo (Voice)
2008The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
2007I'm Not There, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, In the Company of Actors
2006Notes on a Scandal, The Good German, Babel
2005Little Fish
2004The Aviator, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Missing, Veronica Guerin, Coffee and Cigarettes
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Heaven
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Bandits, Charlotte Gray, The Shipping News
2000The Man Who Cried, The Gift
1999The Talented Mr. Ripley, Pushing Tin, Bangers, An Ideal Husband
1997Oscar and Lucinda, Thank God He Met Lizzie, Paradise Road

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