Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett
is an Australian-American actress and theatre director, who came to international attention for her role as Elizabeth I of England
in the 1998
biographical film Elizabeth
(which she received an Academy Award nomination for) and its 2007
sequel Elizabeth: The Golden Age
. She is also well known for her roles as Galadriel
in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings
and The Hobbit
trilogies, and as Katharine Hepburn
in Martin Scorsese
biographical drama film The Aviator
, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
, and later won an Academy Award for Best Actress
for her performance as Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis in Woody Allen's black comedy-drama film Blue Jasmine
, and was subsequently nominated in the romantic period drama film Carol
. She also voiced Hiccups mother Valka in the DreamWorks How to Train Your Dragon
For Disney, she played Jane Winslett-Richardson in the 2004 Touchstone Pictures film, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and portrayed Lady Tremaine in the 2015 Disney live-action adaptation of Cinderella. She also voiced Granmamare in the Disney English dub of Ponyo. She also played Veronica Guerin in the 2003 Touchstone Pictures film of the same name and Colonel-Doctor Irina Spalko in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. She even played Hela in the Marvel superhero film Thor: Ragnarok.
Cate Blanchett at premiere of the Cinderella remake in March 2015.
Cate Blanchett arrives at the 88th annual Academy Awards in February 2016.
Cate Blanchett speaks at the 70th annual Tony Awards in June 2016.
Cate Blanchett speaks at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con.
Cate Blanchett at premiere of Thor: Ragnarok in October 2017.
Cate Blanchett attending the 71st annual Cannes Film Fest in May 2018.
Cate Blanchett speaks at the 77th annual Golden Globes in January 2020.
Cate Blanchett speaks at the Mrs. America panel at the 2020 Winter TCA Tour.