Cate Blanchett

BLUE JASMINE by Woody Allen
For her complex portrait of a woman who becomes delusional, after her husband is jailed for fraud.

Golden Globes: 8 nominations, 3 wins
2014 Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama BLUE JASMINE
2008 Best Supporting Actress I’M NOT THERE
1999 Best Actress drama. ELIZABETH
2008 Best Actress drama ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE
2007 Best Supporting Actress NOTES ON A SCANDAL
2005 Best Supporting Actress THE AVIATOR
2004 Best Actress drama VERONICA GUERIN
2002 Best Actress comedy BANDITS

Blanchett was first noticed in OSCAR AND LUCINDA (1997) by Australian director Gillian Armstrong, portrayed Queen Elizabeth in ELIZABETH (1998) by Shekhar Kapur and its sequel, ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE (2007), played Elf Queen Galadriel in THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy by Peter Jackson, reprised this role in THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (2012), THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (2013) and the upcoming THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN (2014).
She was co-artistic director of the Sydney Theatre Company with husband Andrew Upton (2006-2013). Other notable credits THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (1999) by Anthony Minghella, THE MISSING (2003) by Ron Howard, BABEL (2006) by Alejandro Gonzáles Iñarritu and THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON (2008) by David Fincher both with Brad Pitt.
She will be seen next in THE MONUMENTS MEN directed by George Clooney.