- Faith: Agnostic
- Career: Actress
- Birthday: May 14, 1969
- Accomplishments: Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Peoples Choice Award, Academy Awards
- Fun Faith Fact!:
Has been nominated in multiple categories for an Academy Award for the same character in the same year.
Cate Blanchett is an Australian actress who rose to stardom with her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth. Her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator won her an Academy Award, making her the only Academy Award winner to win this coveted statuette for playing the part of another Academy Award winner.
She got her start in acting when, in need of money, was approached to play a bit part as an extra in a movie, and has over 50 film roles under her belt, to date.