Academy Award Winner Cate Blanchett won for Best Actress in 2014 for her role in Blue Jasmine! She's worked with Award winning Directors: Peter Jackson, Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese and Shekhar Kapur. She starred in: Elizabeth, Oscar and Lucinda, An Ideal Husband, Pushing Tin, The Talented Mr. Ripley (one of my two favrote Cate Blanchett roles), The Man who Cried, The Gift, Bandits, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,Charlotte Gray, The Shipping News, Heaven, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Veronica Guerin, Coffee and Cigarettes, The Missing, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Aviator, Little Fish, Babel, The Good German, Notes On A Scandal, Hot Fuzz, I'm Not There, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Robin Hood, The Last time I Saw Michael Gregg, Hanna, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, A Cautionary Tail, Blue Jasmine (Her Best Actress Role), The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden, The Turning, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Monuments Men, Blackbird, The Hobbitt: There and Back Again, and several movies in post production, Cinderella, The Terrence Malick Project and Knight of Cups. This Book is packed with 250 color photos of Ms. Blanchett -- get an inside glimpse into her life, background, movie roles, Trivia, memorabilia, awards, hobbies, and family. Author and Biographer Randolph M. Hirsch carefully assembles each of his books, watching all of the movies an actress was in, as he's writing the Biography, to immerse himself in the Actor's work, and watch as the actor develops and progresses in her skills.