Born May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Australia, Cate Blanchett became interested in acting when asked to play an extra in a film while traveling through Egypt. Cate then decided to return to Australia to study acting full time, and she is now one of the most well-known faces in Hollywood. With roles in popular films including The Lord of the Rings and Ocean's 8, here is a look back at Cate Blanchett's best roles.
Cate's next big role would come as "Meredith Logue" in 1999's critically acclaimed The Talented Mr. Ripley. Starring alongside Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jude Law, the film would push Cate further into the Hollywood spotlight!