Australian actress Cate Blanchett recently received her sixth Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of a troubled former wealthy socialite and her struggles to adapt to a new lifestyle. Here are a few things you might not know about Cate Blanchett:
- Cate Blanchett hails from Australia, so yeah, she totally knows Lachlan, that Australian guy you went to college with. All Australians know each other, and all Australians fear each other.
- Well known for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth, Cate Blanchett prepared for the role by ruling England for four years.
- If she were a skinhead, her name would be Hate Blanchett.
- Despite what your mom says, Cate Blanchett is not also Patricia Clarkson, Kate Winslet or Tori Spelling.
- Peter Jackson awarded Cate Blanchett the role of Lady Galadriel in the “Lord of the Rings” movies because she could already communicate telepathically with Hugo Weaving.