Flung Out of Space: Let’s Obsess Over Cate Blanchett's Greatest Roles

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When Australian actress Cate Blanchett began her acting career on the stage in the early 1990s, none of us likely knew we were watching a cultural icon in the making. These days, though, this on-screen chameleon slides into new roles with ease and grace, fully embodying the subtle nuances of every character — whether she’s playing an ethereal elf or the iconic Bob Dylan.

After garnering international attention for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth I in 1998's Elizabeth, Blanchett quickly rose to meet the challenges of every independent feature and blockbuster that came her way. Today, the actress has an illustrious catalog of performances that are more than deserving of some obsessive admiration. Ready?