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Cate Blanchett Cate Blanchett i(A100380 works by) (a.k.a. Catherine Elise Blanchett)
Born: Established: 1969 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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Cate Blanchett studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney. She has worked in film and theatre, and has received BAFTA and Golden Globe awards for her performances. Blanchett and her husband, Andrew Upton (q.v.) served two three-year terms as co-artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company, 2008-2010 and 2011-2013.

In 2012 Blanchett was awarded the Chevalier Medal, one of France's highest cultural honours, during the sold-out first leg of the Sydney Theatre Company's European tour.

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Personal Awards

2017 recipient Order of Australia Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) For eminent service to the performing arts as an international stage and screen actor, through seminal contributions as director of artistic organisations, as a role model for women and young performers, and as a supporter of humanitarian and environmental causes.
2015 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Longford Lyell Achievement Award
2012 International Awards Chevalier dans I'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
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