Melbourne-born Cate Blanchett is undeniably one of the film industry’s most diverse actors. The Oscar-winning actress has played a range of different characters, including a queen of the Golden Age, a four-time Oscar-winning legend from Old Hollywood, folk music’s biggest icon, a J.R.R. Tolkien elf goddess and an Indiana Jones villain.
Cate continues to prove her versatility as Woody Allen’s latest leading lady in Blue Jasmine, playing a recently divorced woman who loses her wealth and moves in with her working-class sister in San Francisco. If the rave reviews are any indication, Blanchett may soon have “two-time Academy Award winner” next to her name.