Fictional Characters

The Best Cate Blanchett Characters  

Ranker Entertainment
445 votes 50 voters 45 items

We’re ranking Cate Blanchett’s all-time best characters. The Australian actress started her career on stage and gained worldwide attention for her breakthrough role as Elizabeth 1 of England in 1998’s Elizabeth.

From playing the royal (and beautiful) elf Galadriel in Lord of the Rings to Thor's evil sister Hela in Thor: Ragnarok, Blanchett’s acting career is as diverse as it gets. She’s also no stranger to comedy, as films like Oceans’ 8 and Hot Fuzz can attest. Which of Blanchett’s characters is your favorite?

Vote up Cate Blanchett’s best characters to see which role tops the list. And if your favorite character is missing, add them to the list below.

list ordered by
1
Galadriel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
The Hobbit: There and Back Again, The Lord of the Rings, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

2001, 2002, 2003

2
Carol Aird is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Carol Aird Carol

2015

3
Daisy Fuller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Daisy Fuller The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

2008

4
Hela is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Thor: Ragnarok

2017

5
Lou is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Lou Ocean's 8

2018

6
Lady Tremaine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Cinderella III: A Twist in Time, Cinderella, Cinderella II: Dreams Come True

2015

7
Queen Elizabeth I is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Elizabeth I, The Virgin Queen, Elizabeth R

1998

8
Jasmine French is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Jasmine French Blue Jasmine

2013

9
Katharine Houghton Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Katharine Houghton Hepburn The Aviator

2004

10
Lucinda Leplastrier is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Lucinda Leplastrier Oscar and Lucinda

1997

11
Susan Macarthy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Susan Macarthy Paradise Road

1997

12
Rosie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Rosie Parklands

1996

13
Meredith Logue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Meredith Logue The Talented Mr. Ripley

1999

14
Magdalena Gilkeson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Magdalena Gilkeson The Missing

2003

15
Annabelle Wilson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Annabelle Wilson The Gift

2000

16
Petal Quoyle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Petal Quoyle The Shipping News

2001

17
Lena Brandt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Lena Brandt The Good German

2006

18
Lady Marian is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Lady Marian Robin Hood

2010

19
Philippa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Philippa Heaven

2002

20
Jane Winslett-Richardson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

2004

21
Charlotte Gray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Charlotte Gray

2001

22
Lizzie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Lizzie Thank God He Met Lizzie

1997

23
Lola is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
The Man Who Cried

2000

24
Irina Spalko is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

2008

25
Lady Gertrude Chiltern is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cate Blanchett Characters
Lady Gertrude Chiltern An Ideal Husband, An Ideal Husband

1999