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.
Perhaps Cate Blanchett's most well-known role would come in 2001, when she was cast to play "Galadriel" in Peter Jackson's blockbuster trilogy, The Lord of the Rings. Starring in all three films in the series, plus its prequel series The Hobbit, Cate would see her fan base grow more than she could have ever imagined!