Catherine Elise 'Cate' Blanchett (born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress. She came to international attention for her role as Elizabeth I of England in the 1998 biopic film Elizabeth, for which she won British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and Golden Globe Awards, and earned her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. Blanchett appeared as the elf queen Galadriel in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy from 2001 to 2003. It is confirmed that she is to reprise her role in the upcoming Hobbit films. This book is your ultimate resource for Cate Blanchett. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about her Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Cate Blanchett, Police Rescue, Parklands (film), Oscar and Lucinda (film), Thank God He Met Lizzie, Paradise Road (1997 film), Elizabeth (film), The Talented Mr. Ripley (film), Pushing Tin, An Ideal Husband (1999 film), The Gift (2000 film), The Man Who Cried, The Shipping News (film), Charlotte Gray (film), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Bandits.