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    Born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Blue Jasmine (2013)

Cate Blanchett as "Jasmine"

After her marriage to a wealthy businessman (Alec Baldwin) collapses, New York socialite Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) flees to San Francisco and the modest apartment of her sister, Ginger (Sally Hawkins). Although she's in a fragile emotional state and lacks job skills, Jasmine still manages to voice her disapproval of Ginger's boyfriend, Chili (Bobby Cannavale). Jasmine begrudgingly takes a job in a dentist's office, while Ginger begins dating a man (Louis C.K.) who's a step up from Chili.

Academy Award (2013) Won Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013) Won Leading Actress
Golden Globe (2013) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

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