Born: 14 May 1969
Where: Melbourne, Australia
Awards: Won 1 Oscar, 2 BAFTAs and 2 Golden Globes
Height: 5′ 8″

Actress. Born in Melbourne, Australia. Blanchett began making a name for herself in the theater world soon after graduating from Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1992. She quickly won roles in the Sydney Theater Company’s productions of Top Girls and Kafka Dances and won the Sydney Theatre Critics Circle Newcomer Award for the latter in 1993. Blanchett also received critical acclaim for roles in theater productions of Hamlet, The Tempest, and The Seagull.