Cate Blanchett to Present at 83rd Academy Awards®

Beverly Hills, CA (February 15, 2011) – Academy Award®-winning actress Cate Blanchett will be a presenter at the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced today.

Blanchett is a five-time Academy Award nominee, who took home the Supporting Actress Oscar® in 2004 for her performance as Katharine Hepburn in “The Aviator.”  She also received supporting actress nominations for “Notes on a Scandal” and “I’m Not There” in 2006 and 2007, respectively.  Blanchett received lead actress nominations for her performances as Queen Elizabeth I in “Elizabeth” (1998) and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” (2007).

Her other film credits include “Robin Hood,”  “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “The Good German,” “Babel,” “Veronica Guerin,” “Charlotte Gray,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley” and the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.  She will next be seen in “Hanna,” due out in April.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live on the ABC Television Network.  The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

Contact Information

For more information, contact

Toni Thompson
tthompson@oscars.org

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