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Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett portrayed Hela in Thor: Ragnarok.

Significant roles

  • Elizabeth Hashton in Heartland (1994)
  • Bianca in Bordertown (1995)
  • Rosie in Parklands (1996)
  • Lizzie in Thank God He Met Lizzie (1997)
  • Lucinda Leplastrier in Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
  • Elizabeth I in Elizabeth (1998)
  • Julie-Anne in Bangers (1999)
  • Lady Gertrude Chiltern in An Ideal Husband (1999)
  • Connie Falzone in Pushing Tin (1999)
  • Meredith Logue in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
  • Lola in The Man Who Cried (2000)
  • Annie Wilson in The Gift (2000)
  • Kate Wheeler in Bandits (2001)
  • Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  • Charlotte Gray in Charlotte Gray (2001)
  • Petal in The Shipping News (2001)
  • Philippa in Heaven (2002)
  • Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  • Veronica Guerin in Veronica Guerin (2003)
  • Cate in Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
  • Magdalena Gilkeson in The Missing (2003)
  • Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  • Jane Winslett-Richardson in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
  • Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004)
  • Tracy in Little Fish (2005)
  • Susan in Babel (2006)
  • Lena Brandt in The Good German (2006)
  • Sheba Hart in Notes on a Scandal (2006)
  • Jude in I'm Not There. (2007)
  • Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
  • Irina Spalko in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
  • Daisy in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  • Marion Loxley in Robin Hood (2010)
  • Marissa Wiegler in Hanna (2011)
  • Galadriel in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
  • Jasmine in Blue Jasmine (2013)
  • Dore Strauch in The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)
  • Galadriel in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
  • Claire Simone in The Monuments Men (2014)
  • Valka in How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
  • Galadriel in The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
  • Nancy in Knight of Cups (2015)
  • Stepmother in Cinderella (2015)
  • Carol Aird in Carol (2015)
  • Mary Mapes in Truth (2015)
  • Kaa in Jungle Book: Origins (2017)
  • Valka in How to Train Your Dragon 3 (2017)

Quotes

  • "The role in Ragnarok came completely out of the blue. And it’s a gift because the thing that I said to myself this year is that I’m gonna get fit."
  • "I’m super, super excited about it. I’ve only done action a couple of times, so it feels like… a departure is too strong a word, but it certainly seems like a change for me. So, I am looking forward to getting really fit, and wearing lycra, and hoping to earn a bit of street cred from my kids. I can’t wait."
  • "She’s a little bit cross. She’s been locked away for millennia getting more and more cross, and then, with a mistake, she gets unleashed and she ain’t getting back in that box."
  • "There’s so much untapped potential villainy in women. It’s really exciting. I think finally it’s beginning to be acknowledged that women and men want to see a diverse array of characters, and that’s race, gender across the sexual spectrum."
  • "Yeah. She’s able to manifest weapons. Her headdress can be weapons. She can manifest weapons out of different parts of her body. I won’t tell you which — I’ll leave that hanging."
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